Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Drumsticks Recipe


In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? No worries! Thanks to your air fryer, now you can enjoy this classic and fan favorite dish without the hassle.

Chicken is definitely an easy food to make in the air fryer, with this recipe you'll get all that nice BBQ flavor in just 30 minutes!

Now you and yours can enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

Yields5 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins

 6 chicken drumsticks
  cup extra virgin olive oil
 ½ tsp garlic powder
 ¼ tsp paprika
 ¼ tsp onion powder
 ¼ tsp salt
  tsp pepper
 ½ cup BBQ sauce
 pinch of cayenne pepper to add spice (optional)

1

Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees.

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

2

Pat dry chicken drumsticks.

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

3

Mix together the olive oil, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, salt and pepper, and cayenne pepper (if using).

4

Coat the chicken drumsticks with oil mixture and massage into the drumsticks for a few minutes to help keep the flavor in.

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

5

Add chicken drumsticks to the air fryer in one single layer and cook for 15 minutes.

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

6

Flip chicken and cook for another 5 minutes.

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

7

Baste chicken with BBQ sauce, flip, then baste other side of chicken with BBQ sauce.

8

Cook until chicken has an internal temperature of 165 degrees, about 3-5 more minutes.

9

Remove from the air fryer, baste additional BBQ sauce if desired and enjoy!

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

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Recipe nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 5


Amount Per Serving
Calories 297
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g24%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 139mg47%
Sodium 503mg21%
Total Carbohydrate 12g4%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 9g
Protein 27g54%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 6 chicken drumsticks
  cup extra virgin olive oil
 ½ tsp garlic powder
 ¼ tsp paprika
 ¼ tsp onion powder
 ¼ tsp salt
  tsp pepper
 ½ cup BBQ sauce
 pinch of cayenne pepper to add spice (optional)

Directions

1

Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees.

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

2

Pat dry chicken drumsticks.

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

3

Mix together the olive oil, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, salt and pepper, and cayenne pepper (if using).

4

Coat the chicken drumsticks with oil mixture and massage into the drumsticks for a few minutes to help keep the flavor in.

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

5

Add chicken drumsticks to the air fryer in one single layer and cook for 15 minutes.

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

6

Flip chicken and cook for another 5 minutes.

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

7

Baste chicken with BBQ sauce, flip, then baste other side of chicken with BBQ sauce.

8

Cook until chicken has an internal temperature of 165 degrees, about 3-5 more minutes.

9

Remove from the air fryer, baste additional BBQ sauce if desired and enjoy!

In the mood for BBQ chicken drumsticks but not willing to get the grill out? Enjoy this fantastic air fryer BBQ chicken drumsticks recipe all year-round!

Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

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