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Easy Air Fryer Turkey Legs in Less Than an Hour

Using an air fryer makes this turkey legs recipe ready in less than an hour! Serve with mashed potatoes, beans, and lots of napkins.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings


  • 2 turkey legs
  • 2 tsp Spice rub (I used Franklin Barbecue)
  • Coarse salt and pepper, to taste


  • Pat turkey legs dry and rub with spice rub, salt, and pepper.
  • Preheat air fryer to 400F. Add turkey legs to the air fryer and spray with oil. Cook 20 minutes, flip, and cook an additional 20 minutes.
  • Remove when the internal temperature is above 165F. Rest and enjoy.