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Air Fryer Chicken Thigh Schnitzel Recipe

Air Fryer Chicken Thigh Schnitzel Recipe

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How To Make Air Fryer Chicken Thigh Schnitzel Recipe

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 27 minutes



  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400°F (200°C).

  2. Pound the chicken thighs to an even thickness.

  3. In one bowl, place the flour. In another bowl, mix together the beaten eggs, paprika, salt, and black pepper.

  4. Dip each chicken thigh into the flour, then into the egg mixture, and finally into the breadcrumbs. Press the breadcrumbs onto the chicken to adhere.

  5. Place the breaded chicken thighs in the air fryer basket, ensuring they are not overcrowded.

  6. Spray the chicken thighs with cooking spray.

  7. Cook in the air fryer for 12 minutes or until the chicken is golden brown and cooked through.

  8. Serve hot with your choice of sides.


  • Calories : 335kcal
  • Total Fat : 11g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Cholesterol : 174mg
  • Sodium : 828mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 29g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 1g
  • Protein : 27g
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