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Air-Fried Spicy Chicken Curry Thighs

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Air-Fried Spicy Chicken Curry Thighs


9 Servings
Serving Size:150g
* Optional Substitution Note
  • 3lb chicken thigh, fat trimmed
  • spray avocado oil
  • 2 teaspoons spicy curry
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika *
  • sea salt & pepper to taste


Step 1

Set the air-fryer to 410F/210C or an oven to 420F/216C.

Step 2

Season the chicken with the spices using spray oil as a binder.  Massage the spices all over the chicken and then set aside to marinate at room temp for 20 – 3o minutes.

For the best results and the fastest cooking experience, let the chicken come to room temp before adding it to the air-fryer or oven.


Step 3

Air-fryer instructions:

Place chicken in the air-fryer basket and cook for 15 – 22 minutes, depending on how much chicken can fit in the air-fryer.  Flip the chicken halfway through and remove when cooked through.

Oven instructions:

Place chicken on a baking tray lined with parchment or on a rack placed inside the baking tray.  Roast for about 20 – 25 minutes.  Continue checking for doneness, then broil for the final 3 minutes of cooking to brown the top.

Air-Fried Spicy Chicken Curry Thighs


Step 4

Enjoy immediately while hot!

Air-Fried Spicy Chicken Curry Thighs

For meal prep, remove the chicken and place it on a cutting board or plate that is lightly/loosely covered.  This allows the chicken to cool down before adding it to a closed a container which can create steam and make the food soggy.

Pair with some sides like rice, salad, roasted veggies, soups, etc – just do you!

Food will last for 5 – 7 days in the fridge in an airtight container, but for best practices, you should freeze anything you will not be eating within 2 days in order to help preserve freshness.

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Prep 15min
Cook 25min
Total 40min
# of servings9
Serving Size:150g

Nutrition per serving

About Kevin - author


Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!