air fryer chicken drumstick

Air fryer chicken drumstick recipe, Air fryer chicken fry

Air fryer chicken drumstick/ Air fryer chicken fry is a spicy, delicious and flavorful chicken with crisp outside and juicy meat on the inside is a super easy and quick to make side/ appetizer. Handful pantry friendly ingredients rubbed onto chicken drumstick, marinated for some time and then Air fried to perfection. This quick recipe can be prepared for potlucks/ party without any hassle and most importantly can be prepared by bachelors or beginner cooks too. This recipe/ spices and other ingredients mentioned are for 3 chicken drumsticks only, if you want to prepare more number make sure to adjust the quantity of other ingredients wisely or you could double or triple the quantity for easy calculation so you don’t miss on the taste or flavor. Also every Air fryer is different so cook time might differ a little.
air fryer chicken fry
Now to the recipe, as you see in the image the red color is naturally derived from Kashmiri  red chilli powder and the charred flavor and texture is easily obtained in Air fryer. This recipe is a bit different from tandoori chicken drumstick but tastes great and has a taste similar to this recipe CHICKEN LOLLIPOP that I posted sometime back. I had earlier posted chicken fry recipe  but prepared it in tawa like this TAWA CHICKEN FRY which you can try making if you are not a big fan of Air fryer also if you like South Indian style cooking.
air fryer chicken drumstick

Also I posted  another recipe like this AIR FRYER TANDOORI WINGS in the blog which was a super hit in which there will be slight changes to the same recipe and you can try making that too. Looks like I kept sharing about lot of recipes as I dint want you guys to miss out anything. So let’s get to the making!

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Air fryer chicken drumstick recipe, Air fryer chicken fry
Serves 3
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Prep Time
4 hr
Cook Time
22 min
Total Time
4 hr 22 min
Prep Time
4 hr
Cook Time
22 min
Total Time
4 hr 22 min
Ingredients
  1. 1. Chicken drumstick – 3 pcs
  2. 2. Ginger garlic paste – 1 ½ tsp
  3. 3. Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  4. 4. Coriander powder – ½ tsp
  5. 5. Garam masala powder – ½ tsp
  6. 6. Cumin powder – ¼ tsp
  7. 7. Salt – to taste
  8. 8. Corn flour – ½ tbsp
  9. 9. Maida – 1 tbsp
  10. 10. Curd – 1 tbsp
  11. 11. Oil – 2 tbsp
Note
  1. * 1 cup = 235 ml
Instructions
  1. Wash chicken drumstick thoroughly. Make 3 slits/ cuts on each drumstick. In a bowl add the chicken drumsticks, salt, cumin powder, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, curd, garam masala, corn flour, maida and red chili powder. Mix it well and allow it to marinate for about 4 hours at least or 8 hours.
  2. After 4 to 8  hours preheat Air fryer at 400 for 5 minutes. ( I have CRUX air fryer at home and the below mentioned cook time suits me, timing may vary a little according to the brand)
  3. When the air fryer is preheated brush a tbsp of oil on the baking rack/ place a parchment paper on the baking rack (prevents chicken from sticking) then place the chicken drumsticks one by one evenly.. Now brush a tbsp of oil on chicken drumstick. Now cook for 12 minutes at 400F/ 204C.
  4. After 12 minutes remove the rack from the air fryer and flip the chicken pieces and cook for 10 more minutes again. After 10 minutes (a total of 22 minute) you will notice that the chicken is evenly and cooked crisp. Serve the chicken hot with mint raita.
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How to make Air fryer chicken drumstick with step by step images


  1. Wash chicken drumstick thoroughly. Make 3 slits/ cuts on each drumstick. In a bowl add the chicken drumsticks, ginger garlic paste, salt, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, curd, garam masala, corn flour, maida and red chili powder. Mix it well and allow it to marinate for about 4 hours at least or 8 hours.
  2. After 4 to 8  hours preheat Air fryer at 400 for 5 minutes. ( I have CRUX air fryer at home and the below mentioned cook time suits me, timing may vary a little according to the brand) When the air fryer is preheated brush a tbsp of oil on the baking rack/ place a parchment paper on the baking rack (prevents chicken from sticking) then place the chicken drumsticks one by one evenly. Now brush a tbsp of oil on chicken drumstick. Now cook for 12 minutes at 400F/ 204C. After 12 minutes remove the rack from the air fryer and flip the chicken pieces and cook for 10 more minutes again. After 10 minutes (a total of 22 minute) you will notice that the chicken is evenly and cooked crisp. Serve the chicken hot with mint raita.
    air fryer chicken fry


 

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