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5 from 18 votes

Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks

Easy, crispy chicken drumsticks made in the air fryer.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: drumsticks, chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 245kcal
Author: Heather


  • 6-8 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Preheat air fryer for 2-5 minutes.
  • Pat drumsticks dry with paper towel. In a small bowl, mix together paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • Place chicken in a large bowl or food storage bag. Pour oil and spices over chicken. Mix around until chicken is coated.
  • Add chicken to air fryer basket. Cook at 390 degrees for 10 minutes. Flip drumsticks over and cook for another 10 minutes at 390 degrees F.
  • Serve warm.



Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 409mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg