Air fried chicken legs is the easiest way to make juicy chicken with crispy skin!
Bone- in chicken legs are inexpensive and have incredibly moist meat with lots of flavor.
CHICKEN Chicken legs are generally 1/4 chicken with thighs and drumsticks attached. If you have just thighs and/or drumsticks, those work just fine too.
FLAVOR We season the chicken legs with olive oil, garlic powder, salt, pepper, & chicken seasoning. You can either buy seasoning or make your own homemade chicken seasoning!
How to Make Chicken Legs in an Air Fryer
- Drizzle olive oil over chicken legs and season (per the recipe below).
- Place legs, skin side down, in the basket of air fryer, cook for 15 minutes.
- Turn over & cook another 10-15 minutes.
No air fryer? No problem. Bake chicken legs in the oven at 400°F for 40-45 minutes or until chicken reaches 165°F.
Amazing Air Fryer Chicken
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Air Fryer Chicken Legs
These air fryer chicken legs are tender & juicy on the inside, seasoned & crispy on the outside!
Preheat air fryer to 370°F.
Drizzle olive oil over chicken legs and generously season with chicken seasoning, garlic powder, and salt & pepper to taste.
Place the drumsticks in a single layer in the air fryer basket, skin side down, and cook for 15 minutes.
Flip the legs over and cook an additional 10-15 minutes or until the legs reach 165°F.
Ensure legs aren’t too crowded and that air can circulate around them. Do not overlap.
Calories: 242, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 16g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 90mg, Sodium: 82mg, Potassium: 207mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 115IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 19mg, Iron: 1mg
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)
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