Air Fryer-Air Fried-Grilled Chicken Thighs with Brown Sugar Glaze


  • 4 chicken thighs (with or without the skin)

Brown Sugar Glaze:

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon basil (dried)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh or minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Start by gathering all of your items for the marinade, most of them are probably already in your pantry.

  2. Start by adding the soy sauce to a large mixing bowl.

  3. Then add the brown sugar.

  4. Add the honey, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and garlic. to the mixing bowl.

  5. Add your spices and mix well.

  6. Then add your chicken into the marinade, then chill for about an hour.

  7. After an hour or so, add the chicken to the air fryer basket.

  8. Set your time for 8 minutes, at 360 degrees. After 8 minutes flip the chicken thighs and add 6 minutes to the time.

  9. Check your chicken before you remove it from the air fryer basket, it needs to reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, otherwise, you will get ill. 

  10. After your chicken is fully cooked, remove from the air fryer basket.

  11. Plate, serve and enjoy!