Air Fryer Turkey Legs

Extra-crispy, deliciously juicy, and seasoned to perfection Air Fryer Turkey Legs just like the ones you'll find at the state fair!


- Turkey drumsticks - Unsalted butter - Garlic powder - Onion powder - Paprika - Salt & pepper

Make the rub


In a small bowl, combine the butter, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.

Apply the rub

Apply the seasoned butter rub to the turkey meat, making sure to coat the entire leg evenly.



Place the now butter-coated turkey legs in the air fryer basket making sure that they are in one layer.


Air Fry

Air fry the turkey legs for 20 minutes, flip and rotate, and continue cooking for another 10-15 minutes, or until one air fried turkey leg registers 165 degrees F.


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Be sure to check out the blog post for ingredient substitutions, helpful tips, and storage instructions.

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