Crispy  Air Fryer

Turkey Legs

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Air Fryer Turkey Legs are a full-flavored entrée seasoned with a smoky butter rub for a crispy outside with a juicy, tender inside.

The air fryer is the perfect way to cook crispy turkey wings while leaving the inside tender and juicy. Plus, you get mouthwatering smoky turkey legs without the hassle of having to use a smoker or grill!

Here's What You'll NeEd

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2 Turkey Legs/Drumsticks (2-3 lbs) Butter  Seasonings: smoked paprika, garlic powder, poultry seasoning, pepper, dried thyme, salt

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Air Fryer Turkey Legs


2 people

Cook time

40 minutes

Prep Time

10 minutes




Step 1

Prepare the smokey butter rub by mixing the seasonings with the melted butter. Then, cover turkey with seasoned butter rub.

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Step 2

Preheat the air basket to 400°F for 3 minutes. Then, place turkey legs in the air fryer basket.  Air Fry at 400°F for 20 minutes.

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Step 3

Flip turkey legs and baste them with the remaining seasoned butter. Close the Air Fryer basket and cook for 20 more minutes.

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Step 4

Check the internal temperature with an instant thermometer. It should read 165°F when done.  Let the turkey legs rest for 5 minutes before serving. 

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Enjoy! Get the full recipe and nutritional information below via the link!

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