If you’re looking for an easy, delicious chicken dish to add to your dinner rotation, look no further than this Air Fryer Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken. The chicken is cooked in a sweet and savory sauce made with brown sugar, garlic, and soy sauce, then air fried until crispy. Serve the chicken over rice or noodles for a quick and satisfying meal. Enjoy!

Air Fryer Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

Here is a great recipe, which is a twist on a basic air-fried chicken dish, before I had my air fryer, I  would use the grill to make all of my chicken dishes, and my kids loved it so, I decided to try it in the air fryer. You know what, I think chicken does better in the air fryer than on the grill.

There is a great secret to your chicken, so if you have been coming up with chicken that is dried or with white spots. The secret, which most experience air fryer people would tell you is to spray, spray and spray your chicken. Always, spray your chicken before and after you flip your chicken. This will ensure a moist and delicious chicken dish.

This chicken was a huge hit with my kids, and it was an easy meal. And isn’t it easy, when the entire family eats the same meal?

This chicken dish can be made ahead of time, just cover it with aluminum foil, depending on how long dinner is, from the time you make it until you eat it. If it’s a long time, remember to keep it in the refrigerator, until ready to eat.

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

I don’t know about you, but I love anything that has garlic in it. And when you add brown sugar to the equation? It’s a match made in heaven. Plus, this dish is so easy to make in the air fryer. You only need a few simple ingredients, and in no time at all, you’ll have a delicious and healthy meal to enjoy!

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

  • Chicken Thighs: Use either bone-in or boneless chicken thighs. Although the cooking time will vary.
  • Brown Sugar: Adds some great caramelized flavor to the chicken, and crates a nice sauce.
  • Minced Garlic: Adds some great flavor.
  • Sriracha Sauce: Adjust per your own taste buds, this is a great addition to the sauce!
  • Soy Sauce: Adds depth to the sauce.
  • Chicken Broth: The base for the chicken sauce.
  • Honey: Adds some sweetness to the sauce.

How To Cook Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken In The Air Fryer

How To Cook Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken In The Air Fryer

In a small saucepan, mix together the brown sugar, minced garlic, sriracha sauce, soy sauce, chicken broth (or stock), salt, and pepper. Bring to a small simmer, remember to stir as it simmers, as you don’t want the sugar to burn.

Air Fryer Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

Add about 1/2 cup of the sauce to an air fryer safe pan.

Air Fryer Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

Then add your chicken thighs on top of the sauce. Pour the rest of the sauce on top of the chicken.

Air Fryer Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

Set the pan into the air fryer.  Set the temperaure to 400 degrees F, (air fryer setting) for 10 minutes.  After 10 minutes check the internal temperaure to make sure it’s fully cooked, if not add another few minutes.

After 10 minutes check the internal temperaure to make sure it’s fully cooked, if not add another few minutes.

Tips For The Best Air Fried Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

Brown sugar garlic chicken is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for a quick weeknight meal. The key to making this dish perfectly is to let the chicken marinate in the brown sugar and garlic for at least an hour so that the flavors have a chance to really penetrate the meat.

When you are ready to cook, simply place the chicken in your air fryer and cook for about 15 minutes or until it is cooked through. The result is a juicy and flavorful chicken that is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. So next time you are looking for an easy and delicious meal, be sure to give this brown sugar garlic chicken a try!

More Air Fryer Chicken Recipes

Chicken is one of the most popular proteins around, and for good reason. Not only is it affordable and versatile, but it also cooks quickly and easily. However, chicken can also be a bit boring, especially when it’s cooked the same way over and over again. That’s where the air fryer comes in. This appliance can transform even the most mundane chicken dish into a tasty and exciting meal. Here are some of our favorite air fryer chicken recipes.

  • Buffalo Chicken Wings: These wings are crispy on the outside and packed with flavor on the inside. They’re perfect for game day or any other time you’re in the mood for something savory.
  • Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan: This dish is a healthier take on the classic Italian favorite. It’s filled with all of the flavors but without all of the guilt.
  • Honey Sriracha Air Fryer Chicken: This recipe is sweet, spicy, and totally addictive. It’s perfect for those days when you’re craving something a little different.

Whether you’re looking for something new to make for dinner or you’re just trying to mix things up, these air fryer chicken recipes are sure to please. So don’t be afraid to break out your air fryer and give them a try!

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After 10 minutes check the internal temperaure to make sure it’s fully cooked, if not add another few minutes.

Air Fryer Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
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Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings

Description

This is a really easy and inexpensive dish, I always stock up on chicken thighs, when they go on sale, and this is an easy way to flavor them up.

Ingredients 

  • 2 pounds chicken thighs, boneless and skinless
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha sauce , (more if you like it on the spicy side)
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons honey

salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan, mix together the brown sugar, minced garlic, sriracha sauce, soy sauce, chicken broth (or stock), salt and pepper. Bring to a small simmer, remember to stir as it simmers, as you don’t want the sugar to burn.
  • Add about 1/2 cup of the sauce to an air fryer safe pan.
  • Then add your chicken thighs on top of the sauce.
  • Pour the rest of the sauce on top of the chicken.
  • Set the pan into the air fryer
  • Set the temperaure to 400 degrees F, (air fryer setting) for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes check the internal temperaure to make sure it’s fully cooked, if not add another few minutes.
  • Plate, serve and enjoy!

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 760kcalCarbohydrates: 66gProtein: 40gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gMonounsaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 223mgSodium: 2091mgPotassium: 626mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 63gVitamin A: 188IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 75mgIron: 3mg

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