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Crispy Air fryer chicken legs on a plate

Air Fryer Chicken Legs (Crispy & Juicy)

Air Fryer Chicken Legs are my go-to on a busy school night. They are always sooooo juicy on the inside while nice and crispy on the outside. Don’t forget to bust out your favorite hot sauce! 
Course Meats
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 185kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Tap dry chicken and season with garlic parsley salt and pepper. Toss together to make sure that all sides are seasoned well.
    chicken legs coated in seasoning
  • Place chicken legs in one layer inside an air fryer. Air fry chicken at 400 °F for 10 minutes. Remove the basket and turn chicken, air fry for 10 more minutes.
    chicken legs in an air fryer basket
  • A fully cooked chicken should read 165°F. If necessary, air fry chicken for another 5 minutes.
    cooked chicken legs in an air fryer basket


Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 1235mg | Potassium: 175mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg