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air fried chicken legs

Crispy Air Fryer Fried Chicken Legs

Best air fried chicken legs with flour you are going to find! Super easy to reheat leftovers in the air fryer as well. Reheat instructions are above.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 legs

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air fryer
small mixing bowl


  • 6 chicken legs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of each basil, parsley, salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika,


  • Pat chicken dry if it is not dry already. Stir together seasonings in a small bowl. Sprinkle ¼ of the seasoning mixture on each side of the chicken and rub in mixture. Let chicken relax.
  • While chicken is relaxing, in the seasoning bowl, add flour. Stir. In another small bowl, crack eggs and beat them.
  • Roll chicken in flour mixture and set on a plate. Let chicken relax for 5 minutes to soak up flour.
  • Roll chicken in the egg mixture and then roll back in the flour mixture. Let chicken relax another 5 minutes (yes, this step is necessary).
  • When chicken is done relaxing, spray bottom of air fryer with cooking spray and place chicken legs in the air fryer. Spray chicken with cooking spray (this will create a nice crunch). Air fry both sides of chicken at 400 degrees for 10 minutes each side. Repeat with remaining batches of chicken.

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