Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Drumsticks
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Today, I am giving you my foolproof Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Drumsticks Recipe. This is a great and easy recipe for anyone who forgot to thaw the chicken. Below I will give you some great easy and delicious ways to season your chicken legs.

The air fryer does an amazing job at frying up some drumsticks or legs. You will end up with a tender, juicy, and delicious drumstick. And the best thing about it is this recipe is almost effortless.

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Drumsticks

These air fryer chicken drumsticks cooked from frozen are jam-packed with flavor, yet they are so simple to prepare. This is one of my go-to meals when I don’t know what is for dinner, and I forgot to take out the freezer’s meat. You can cook these drumsticks or legs directly from the freezer.

They are great for a quick and easy dinner, and you can have them any day of the week. And best yet, you can season them with anything you have in the house. I will give you some of my favorite seasonings at the end of this post.

Here is why you will love this meal–

  • Easy
  • Delicious
  • Family Favorite
  • Kid-Friendly

How Long To Make Frozen Chicken Legs In The Air Fryer?

The air frying time will take you between 25 to 35 minutes, at 360 degrees F. The exact time will depend on your air fryer and the size of the chicken thighs.

Are Air Fried Chicken Drumsticks healthy?

They are so much healthier than fried, as they are not sitting in the oil, that is traditional used in frying chicken.

Can you Air Fry Chicken Legs Frozen? 

Yes, although it will take longer to air fry, they can certainly be air fried frozen. However it is very hard to bread frozen chicken, so if you are looking to bread them, they are best done defrosted.

Easy Chicken Drumstick Seasonings

You can season a chicken drumstick with any spice combinations that you like. For frozen chicken legs, I recommend seasoning them. When you flip them, and they are defrosted, rub the seasoning on them. Here are my favorite combinations-

  • Lemon and Garlic: 1/4 cup lemon juice and 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • BBQ Sauce-use your favorite BBQ sauce, apply in the last 5 minutes of cooking, otherwise it will burn.
  • Sriracha Sauce

What to serve with Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks?

I love seving a traditional chicken side, with my meal, some of my favorites are:

How long do Baked Chicken Legs keep?

Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks can keep for about 4-5 days in the refrigerator.

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INSTANT VORTEX AIR FRYER 4 IN 1, BEST FRIES EVER, ROAST, BAKE, REHEAT, 6 QT, 1700W

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Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Drumsticks

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Drumsticks

  • Author: ForkToSpoon.com
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 40
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Today, I am giving you my foolproof Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Drumsticks Recipe. This is a great and easy recipe for anyone who forgot to thaw the chicken. Below I will give you some great easy and delicious ways to season your chicken legs.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 46 frozen chicken drumsticks
  • Your favorite seasonings

Instructions

  1. Place your frozen chicken legs (drumsticks) into the air fryer basket, 
  2. Set the temperature to 360 degrees F for 15 minutes. 
  3. After 15 minutes, use a pair of tongs, flip the drumsticks, and air fry for another 10-15 minutes more.
  4. Use a meat thermometer to make sure the chicken is fully cooked before removing it from the air fryer basket.
  5. Plate, serve, and enjoy!

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