Air Fryer Barbecue Chicken

This Air Fryer Barbecue Chicken is easy to make and great for a quick and affordable weeknight meal. These chicken drumsticks are the perfect mix of sticky, juicy, and crispy all at the same time!

Just SIX simple ingredients are needed to make this craving a reality!

In a bowl, mix together the drumsticks and seasonings until evenly coated.

Place the seasoned drumsticks in the air fryer basket in a single layer, leaving space between each piece.

Once cooked, remove the drumsticks from the air fryer and let them cool slightly. Brush the drumsticks with the barbecue sauce, coating them evenly on all sides.

Return the drumsticks to the air fryer for an additional 2-4 minutes to caramelize the BBQ sauce.


Expert Tips:

Make sure to use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the chicken drumsticks, ensuring they reach the safe minimum temperature of 165°F (74°C) for poultry.