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Air Fried Chicken Drumsticks

Sandi Gaertner
A delicious air fryer chicken drumsticks recipe the whole family will love. Dinner is ready in just 20 minutes! It is also great if you are on a budget!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Meal Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 153 kcal


  • 4 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 tablespoon avocado or olive oil

For the Spice Mix

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon umami powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat your air fryer at 400º F for 5 minutes.
  • Rub the spice mix over all of the drumsticks.
  • Pour the oil over the drumsticks and massage into each leg.
  • Bake in the air fryer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken and turn it over. Bake another 10 minutes.
  • Check the temperature of the drumsticks. You want the chicken to be 165F degrees internal temperature.


  1. You can also use this recipe for chicken wings or any cut of chicken!
  2. These chicken drumsticks will keep up to 4 days in an air-tight container, or up to 4 months in the freezer.
To bake in the oven: 
Season the chicken the same way as if it were going into the air fryer. Lay onto a parchment paper-lined 9x13 pan. Bake at 375º F for 20-25 minutes until done. You will know the chicken is done when it is 165º F with an internal thermometer.


Serving: 1gCalories: 153kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 13gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 224mgPotassium: 169mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 35IUCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
Keyword air fried chicken drumsticks, air fryer chicken drumsticks, air fryer chicken legs
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