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Reheat Chicken Thighs In Air Fryer

Crispy leftover chicken thighs reheat in minutes.
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Course: lunch
Cuisine: American, Western
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 247kcal


  • 4 chicken thighs already cooked


  • Preheat the air fryer to 380 degrees F / 180 degrees C.
  • Unwrap the chicken thighs and discard any packaging.
  • Add the chicken thighs to air fryer basket, leaving space between each piece.
  • Reheat for 3-5 minutes or until the chicken is warmed through and the skin is crispy. Flip air fryer chicken thighs halfway through cooking.
  • Use a meat thermometer to check air fryer chicken thighs for doneness.Preheat the air fryer to 380 degrees F / 180 degrees C.


  • Preheat the air fryer. 
  • Bring chicken thighs to room temperature for at least 30 minutes. 
  • Spritz the chicken skin with a small about of oil to help it crisp better. 
  • Leave space between the pieces of chicken in air fryer so the hot air can circulate. 
  • Don’t overcrowd the air fryer basket
  • Flip the air fryer chicken thighs halfway through cooking. 
  • Brush on any sauces 1-2 minutes before the end of the cooking time. 
  • Cooking times are an estimate and should be adjusted based on the size of your chicken and the model of air fryer. 
  • The air fryer chicken thighs are done when heated to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F / 74 degrees C.
  • There are 7 WW Blue Plan SmartPoints in one serving of this.


Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 232mg | Vitamin A: 88IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg