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cooked bbq air fryer poultry in white bowl with parsley

BBQ Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks

Succulent, juicy BBQ air fryer drumsticks that’s absolutely full of flavor, and the good news is that you don’t need to fire up the grill.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
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Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 261kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 2 Tbsp. Paprika
  • 2 Tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 2 Tsp. Cumin
  • 1 Tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1 Tsp. Ground Black Pepper
  • 14 Chicken Legs
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Homemade BBQ Sauce


  • Wash the meat thouroughly and pat dry. Set aside in a large bowl.
    In a small bowl, mix together the paprika, garlic powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.
    season over uncooked meat in bowl
  • Add the mixed seasoning to the chicken, then top with the olive oil.
    Transfer the meat to the air fryer basket.
    Cook at 360° for 20 minutes. When the timer goes off, use a pastry brush to brush the BBQ sauce to the chicken on all sides. Turn the chicken over, and apply more of the BBQ sauce with a pastry brush.
    Cook again for 10 minutes at 360°.
    Add the BBQ sauce to the chicken again on all sides. Then cook for 5 minutes.
    partially cooked chicken in air fryer basket
  • serve warm and enjoy
    cooked bbq chicken drumsticks in air fryer in white bowl with parsley



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Serving: 6People | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 580mg | Potassium: 498mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 27IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 68mg