Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Legs Recipe

Recipe Category: Chicken


Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Legs Recipe


  • 3 cups water
  • ¼ cup salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 10 bone-in chicken drumsticks
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 cup rice flour

Buffalo Sauce

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoons hot sauce + 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ketchup


  1. To brine the chicken drummies, place the water in a stainless steel container and dissolve the sugar and salt
  2. Add the cayenne pepper and chicken
  3. Top with ice
  4. Let wings brine for at least 2 hours and up to 12 hours
  5. While brining, make the buffalo sauce recipe by mixing all the ingredients together for the sauce in a large bowl and set aside
  6. After the drummies have finished brining, pat them dry, then toss with the rice flour
  7. Place drummies in the basket and then put the basket into the AIR
  8. Set the temperature to 400 degrees and set the timer for 25 minutes
  9. Shake a couple of times in the cooking process
  10. Once cooking is complete, remove
  11. Toss the drummies in the large bowl with the Buffalo Sauce until they are well coated
  12. Serve with blue cheese or ranch dressing, celery or carrot sticks

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