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Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks with sauce in jar

Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks (No Breading)

Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks are easy to make and so flavorful! All you need is chicken, dried rosemary, spices, lemon zest and oil.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, dinner, lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 6 drumsticks


  • Air Fryer


  • 6 chicken drumsticks (about 1 ½ lb)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil


  • First, pat the chicken dry with paper towels.
  • Next, place the drumsticks in a bowl with paprika, dried rosemary, garlic powder, salt, pepper, fresh lemon zest and avocado oil.
  • Rub the spices into the chicken with your hands. Make sure each drumstick is coated well.
  • Place the drumsticks into your air fryer to cook. Do not stack them on top of one another. Make this recipe in two batches if needed.
  • Air fry the chicken at 400 degrees F for 18-20 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
  • Serve as is or with a dipping sauce!

This nutrition information is an estimate and should not be taken as fact. The owner of this website is not liable for this estimation.

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