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Air Fryer Chicken Legs (Drumsticks)

Air Fryer Chicken Legs (Drumsticks) are quick and easy! Seasoned for maximum flavor with succulent, fall off the bone chicken!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Australian, International
Keyword: Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks, Air Fryer Chicken Legs
Servings: 5
Calories: 281kcal
Author: Adrianne


  • Air Fryer


Air Fryer Chicken Legs (Drumsticks)

  • 5 chicken legs
  • 2 tbsp chicken seasoning
  • spray olive oil


Air Fryer Chicken Legs (Drumsticks)

  • Turn the air fryer on to 180°C/350 F for 35 mins (5 mins pre time to season chicken)
  • Pat the chicken legs dry using paper towel
  • Place the chicken legs into the Air Fryer in one flat layer (touching ok, not stacked)
  • Spray the legs with cooking oil, then sprinkle with seasoning
  • Cook for 10 mins, then use tongs to flip spray and season then cook for a further 20 mins
  • Test the drumsticks by inserting a skewer into the thickest part of one of the. Note 1


  • Note 1 If the juices run clear, then are cooked. If the juices are a little pink, continue to cook for a further 5 mins. Then retest to ensure the juices are clear and chicken is thoroughly cooked. You can also use a thermometer to check the chicken, however, the visual juice method is my preferred. 
  • Note Nutritional  information provided is per 1 chicken leg.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 161IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg