This Airfryer Chicken Drumsticks recipe is easy and flavorful. It is very similar to Jerk Chicken but without the spicy heat. This Easy Airfryer recipe can be made with drumsticks or thighs. It takes under 30 minutes to prepare in the Airfryer.
Easy Airfryer Chicken Recipe
If you’ve ever tried Jerk Chicken and you like it but its a bit too spicy for you then you will love this recipe. It has flavors very similar to Jerk Chicken like Allspice, Cinnamon and Coriander with just a touch of heat. I absolutely LOVE Jerk Chicken. Here in South Florida where I am located, it is served all over. I loved the Caribbean Island flavors of this dish.
How do You Make These Easy Airfryer Chicken Drumsticks?
Preparing these Easy Airfryer Chicken Legs is EASY. Simply mix together all the dry spices. Then add a couple tablespoons of Olive Oil and mix with the spices to form somewhat of a paste. Once that is completed add your chicken. You can use drumsticks, thighs or both. Coat the chicken well with the oil and spice mixture. Let the chicken marinate for at least 20 minutes or overnight. You want the flavor of all those spices in the chicken.
Once the chicken has marinated a bit we are ready to put it in the Airfryer. I paired this chicken with Steamed Cabbage and Sweet Potato fries that I made in the Airfryer to make it more Paleo. Truth is this goes really well with my Instant Pot Vegetarian Pasta Salad.
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Easy Airfryer Chicken Legs (Instant Pot)
Airfryer Chicken Thighs and Legs
- 2 Pounds Chicken Parts
- 1 Tbsp. Allspice
- 1 Tbsp Cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp. Coriander
- 1/2 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
- 1/2 tsp. Salt
- 1/2 tsp. Ground Ginger
- 1/2 tsp. Smoked Paprika
- 1/2 tsp. Old Bay
- 1 1/2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
- Mix all the Spices together and stir till they are well combined. Add olive oil and stir till it is kind of a paste. Add the chicken and coat well. Let marinate 15 minutes or Overnite.
- Turn Airfryer to 380 degrees and PREHEAT. Spray preheated basket with Pam or Olive Oil Spray. Add Chicken and cook 12 Minutes. Then Flip Chicken and Cook 10 to 12 Minutes More. Remove Chicken season with salt and pepper to taste and let cool a few minutes.