Air Fryer Turkey Legs Recipe

2022-01-24
  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 27m
  • Ready In: 37m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    275.8
  • Carbohydrates

    0.7 g
  • Cholesterol

    151.8 mg
  • Fat

    12.4 g
  • Fiber

    0.0 g
  • Protein

    35.5 g
  • Saturated Fat

    3.0 g
  • Serving Size

    1
  • Sodium

    448.9 mg
  • Sugar

    0.1 g
  • Trans Fat

    5.7 g
  • Unsaturated Fat

    2.9 g
  • Potassium

    457.3 mg
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Air fryer turkey legs recipe. Mouthwatering good, this turkey legs recipe is a delightful variation of a smoked recipe. The meat is succulent and juicy because it is cooked thoroughly in the air fryer.

This turkey legs recipe creates a crispy outside and a moist inside. In only 30 minutes, the whole thing is done! A great option for those that don’t have hours to cook.

Are Turkey Legs Healthy?

Not to mention, it’s healthier than foods that are deep-fried. Want to make it even healthier? Skip the skin! It contains a lot of fat and will make your turkey less healthy. By removing the skin, you can still enjoy a low-fat turkey.

Which one is better to eat in your opinion turkey or chicken?

Turkey is a big part of the Thanksgiving dinner, so it’s understandable that people are wondering which one they should eat.

The answer to this question is not as simple as it seems.

Turkey and chicken are both high in protein, low in fat, and have similar amounts of calories.

The main difference between the two types of meat is that turkey has more iron.

This is because it has less skin than chicken does, so there’s more meat for your body to consume.

Turkey also has less sodium than chicken does, which can be a good thing if you’re trying to watch your salt intake.

Turkey is a tasty dish that you can eat all year round – not just at the traditional Thanksgiving feast. There are many ways to cook it and eat it, outside of your Thanksgiving celebrations.

Air Fryer Turkey Legs Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 4 turkey legs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme

Method

Step 1

Pat turkey legs with paper towels. Season with salt and black pepper.

Step 2

In a small mixing bowl, combine butter and herbs. Mix well.

Step 3

Rub the butter mixture all over the turkey legs and under the skin.

Step 4

Preheat your air fryer to 350 F (175 C) for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Place the turkey legs in the air fryer basket. Fry at 350 F 9175 C0 for 27-30 minutes. Serve hot.

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