05.10.23 | Recipes

Air Fryer Hoisin Glazed Chicken Thighs

Loaded with flavour, this air fryer-friendly hoisin glazed chicken is the perfect weeknight chicken dish. It comes together in minutes and can be prepped up to a day in advance. The air fryer allows for even cooking to ensure the chicken thighs stay juicy. Serving this alongside freshly steamed  rice and sautéed bok choy!


½ cup hoisin sauce
2 Tbsp maple syrup
2 tsp toasted sesame oil
1 tsp Sriracha
2 cloves garlic, grated
2 tsp grated ginger
1 ½ lbs fresh boneless, skinless, chicken thighs
Sesame seeds, to garnish
Green onion, to garnish


  • Whisk together hoisin sauce, maple syrup, sesame oil, sriracha, garlic and ginger until well combined.
  • Pour ⅔ of mixture over the chicken thighs and toss to coat. Let marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes (or up to 24 hours). 
  • Preheat the air fryer to 375°F. Add the chicken thighs in a single layer and cook for 7-8 minutes on each side. Brush with remaining sauce when you flip over the chicken.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and green onion.