This Air Fryer Chicken Legs Recipe is a quick, easy dinner idea. Crispy chicken drumsticks go well with just about any side dish.
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Extra Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks
These chicken legs have a crisp outer skin thanks to the magic of the air fryer and a little help from a cornstarch coating. We are adding just a touch of cornstarch the achieve that crispy chicken skin.
This is a fairly basic coating so feel free to add any of your favorite seasoning or sauces to the chicken. If adding a bbq sauce, do it the last 5 minutes of cooking to prevent burning.
How Long Do Drumsticks Take In An Air Fryer
I like to air fry chicken drumsticks at 400ºF. At this temp the chicken legs should be done in 18-20 minutes or 25 minutes for larger legs. Cook chicken until it reaches an internal temp of 165ºF.
Ingredients Needed For Air Fried Chicken Drumsticks (screenshot for grocery list)
- Chicken Drumsticks
- Garlic Powder
- Dried Italian Seasoning
How To Cook Chicken Legs In The Air Fryer
- Toss chicken legs with oil, garlic powder, Italian season, cornstarch, salt and pepper. Transfer to greased air fryer basket.
- Air fry at 400ºF for 18-20 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165ºF.
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 456Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 288mgSodium: 368mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 55g
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