How To Make Chicken Legs in the Air Fryer

These chicken legs in Toshiba air fryer are so amazing! You don’t have to freeze them outside to grill them or make a huge mess in the kitchen pan cooking them. Air Frying is changing the cooking world! Air-frying chicken legs are the best because it is all contained in the air fryer, that sits on your countertop. This frees up your oven to make the Potato Wedges or the Funeral Potatoes go with the legs.

The circulating air creates succulent crispy outsides and tender juicy meat inside. The seasoning is savory with a hint of sweetness. It is SO good! Everyone loves chicken legs, they are easy to hold on to and eat. They give you an excuse to eat with your fingers too! These chicken legs in Toshiba air fryer have become my kids’ favorite dinner. They can eat with their hands and love the tender, juicy chicken taste. This air fryer recipe is so outstanding, you will have to plan to make extras!  Try them tonight!

Look for Chicken Legs in the meat section of your grocery store. You can usually find packs of just chicken drumsticks near the other chicken parts.

Chicken Legs: You will want the skin on these. It creates that crispy outside shell that everyone loves.
Paprika: Adds flavor and color to the drumsticks.
Italian Seasoning: A perfect blend of seasoning to go right on top.
Brown Sugar: Adds a little bit of caramelization and sweetness to each leg.
Salt and Pepper: Add to taste!
Olive Oil: This helps the seasoning stick to the chicken and gives it a nice crisp skin once air fried.

This couldn’t get easier! Toss it all together and then hands it off. No need to babysit the grill or pan. Just flip Cook the legs once and you will have dinner on the table in no time.

1. Prep the Chicken: Pat dry the chicken legs with a paper towel. Place them in a medium-sized bowl.
2. Spice it up: In a smaller bowl combine the paprika, Italian seasoning, brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
3. Combine it: Add the olive oil to the bowl of chicken and then sprinkle with the seasonings, tossing until fully coated.
4. Bake it: Place the chicken legs skin side down in the basket of the air fryer. Cook at 380 degrees for 10 minutes. Flip after 10 minutes and continue to cook for 7-8 more minutes until no longer pink and the internal temperature is 165 degrees Fahrenheit.