Air fryer drumsticks

These super tasty air fryer drumsticks have a deliciously seasoned crispy coating. Easy to make and delicious for dinner, or with drinks.

35 minutes 4 people Snacks 244 calories p.p.
Air fryer drumsticks


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  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon powdered smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper
Air fryer drumsticks ingredients
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Kitchen equipment

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  • medium bowl
  • air fryer
  • baking parchment
  • tongs


35 minutes 4 people Snacks 244 calories p.p.

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Preparation – 5 minutes

Mix the olive oil, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder and cayenne pepper in a medium sized bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Add the drumsticks to the spice mixture and make sure they are completely covered with it.

Air fryer drumsticks
Air fryer drumsticks

Finishing the air fryer drumsticks – 30 minutes

Place a piece of baking parchment in the airfryer and put the drumsticks on it. Bake the drumsticks at 200 degrees celsius until golden brown (around 30 minutes).

Turn the drumsticks after 15 minutes of baking so that all sides are nicely crisped. The drumsticks are ready when they are fully cooked through and the outside is crispy. Enjoy your meal!

Air fryer drumsticks: frequently asked questions

How are these drumsticks best enjoyed?

You can eat these drumsticks hot or cold. They’re delicious as a main course with vegetables and potatoes, but also very tasty as a snack with drinks.

These types of drumsticks are also often served cold as part of a buffet.

Could I also cook these drumsticks in the oven?

You can cook these drumsticks in the oven, but they need a longer baking time.

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