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Mustard Chicken with Lemon and Garlic

Lemon Garlic Mustard Chicken

  • Author: hungrygirlinqueens
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Meat
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


Delicious and juicy chicken thighs marinated in three different types of mustard, minced garlic and lemon.


  • 2 pounds of chicken thighs or legs
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1 tablespoons olive oi


  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and marinate for a minimum of 30 mins or preferably overnight


  1. Place pieces of chicken in batches in the basket for turn air fryer to 400 degrees for 15 mins. 


  1. Place pieces of chicken on a baking sheet and place in a preheated oven at 425 degrees for 18-20 minutes.