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Air Fryer Sweet & Spicy Peach Chicken Drumsticks

Air Fryer Sweet & Spicy Peach Chicken Drumsticks are air fried for 20 minutes and then coated in a sweet and spicy peach glaze.

Course main dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword air fryer
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 365 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup peach preserves
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 5 to 6 chicken drumsticks
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • olive oil spray

Instructions

  1. Combine peach preserves, mustard, soy sauce, chili powder, and red pepper flakes in a small saucepan. Whisk and bring to a simmer.

    Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes to thicken. Set aside.

  2. Season chicken with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

  3. Spray air fryer basket with olive oil. Place chicken in basket and spray it with oil.

    Air fry at 380 degrees for 10 minutes.

  4. Flip chicken over. Spray with a little more oil and air fry at 380 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.

  5. Brush chicken with glaze and air fry at 400 degrees for 2 to 3 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Note: To save time you can get the chicken in the air fryer and then make the glaze.

The glaze will thicken as it cools. If it gets too thick to brush on the chicken, briefly rewarm it. You can add a splash of water if necessary.

Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Sweet & Spicy Peach Chicken Drumsticks
Amount Per Serving
Calories 365 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 116mg39%
Sodium 692mg30%
Potassium 325mg9%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 157IU3%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.