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Spicy Fried Chicken Drumsticks

Super crispy and flavourful- these spicy fried chicken drumsticks are the perfect appetizer to serve at your house party!
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Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 3 Servings
Calories: 947kcal
Author: Enozia Zehra Vakil


Ingredients for the Spice Mix

  • 2 tablespoon Paprika
  • 2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 2 teaspoon Sea salt
  • 2 teaspoon Onion powder
  • 2 teaspoon Garlic powder

Ingredients for the Chicken

  • 5 pcs Chicken drumsticks
  • 1 cup Prepared spice mix
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 2 pcs Eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Buttermilk
  • 1 cup Oil


  • Pre-heat the air fryer at 400°F for 5 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, add the paprika ,black pepper powder, sea salt, onion powder, and garlic powder. Mix well.
  • Take half the prepared spice mix and coat the chicken drumsticks with it.
  • Next take the flour in a bowl and add the remaining half of the spice mix. Mix well.
  • In another bowl, crack open the 2 eggs. Add hot sauce and buttermilk to it and whisk.
  • Take one drumstick and put it in the egg mixture. Next roll it over the flour mixture. Make sure that the drumstick is well coated.
  • Repeat the same steps for the remaining drumsticks. Set them aside.
  • Spray the air fryer basket withoil.
  • Next, place the pieces in the airfryer basket, spray a bit of oil on them, and cook them at 350°F for 8-10m inutes.
  • You can rotate them once in between so that they are cooked well.
  • Cook again for 2-3 minutes at 400°F for that extra crisp on the top.
  • Enjoy the chicken drumsticks with the dip of your choice.


Serving: 3Servings | Calories: 947kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 33.5g | Fat: 88g | Saturated Fat: 13.8g | Cholesterol: 260mg | Sodium: 2231mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2.3g | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 3mg