Air Fryer Spicy Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

These air fryer spicy chicken drumsticks are a delicious and easy-to-make dish that packs a punch of flavor. The drumsticks are coated in a spicy marinade and then air fried to perfection, resulting in crispy skin and tender meat. They make a great appetizer or main course for any occasion.

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45minstotal
10minsPrep
35minsCook
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35m.Cook
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Ingredients for Air Fryer Spicy Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

  • 1.33 Chicken Drumsticks
  • 1/25 cup Hot Sauce
  • 0.17 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.08 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/25 teaspoon Black Pepper

Directions: Air Fryer Spicy Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix together the marinade ingredients: hot sauce, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 2.Add the chicken drumsticks to the marinade and toss to coat them evenly. Let them marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Preheat the air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  • STEP 4.Place the marinated drumsticks in the air fryer basket in a single layer. Cook for 20-25 minutes, flipping them halfway through.
  • STEP 5.Check the internal temperature of the drumsticks with a meat thermometer. They should reach 165°F (74°C) to ensure they are fully cooked.
  • STEP 6.Remove the drumsticks from the air fryer and let them rest for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 7.Serve the spicy chicken drumsticks hot with your favorite dipping sauce or alongside some fresh vegetables.

Cooking Tips

  • If you prefer a milder spice level, reduce the amount of hot sauce in the marinade.
  • Make sure to flip the drumsticks halfway through cooking to ensure even browning.
  • For extra crispy skin, you can spray the drumsticks with cooking spray before air frying.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover drumsticks can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the drumsticks in the air fryer for a few minutes until heated through.
  • These spicy chicken drumsticks are great as an appetizer, main course, or party food.
Nutrition
value
25
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat1 g Protein3 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    0g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    0g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    8mg
  • Iron
    0mg
  • Vitamin A
    0mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    0mg
  • Vitamin B2
    0mg
  • Vitamin B3
    0mg
  • Vitamin B6
    0mg
  • Vitamin B9
    0mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    0mg
  • Copper
    0mcg
  • Magnesium
    0mg
  • Manganese
    0mg
  • Phosphorus
    0mg
  • Selenium
    0mcg
  • Zinc
    0mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp