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Best Damn Air Fryer Chicken Quarters

  • Author: RecipeTeacher
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Air fryer
  • Cuisine: American


Air fryer roasted chicken leg quarters that are seasoned and cooked to absolute perfection. No breading required. Ready in under 30 minutes.


  • 2 chicken leg quarters, bone-in, skin-on.
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil



  1. Add dry ingredients to a large ziptop bag or a large bowl
  2. Pat chicken dry and trim any excess skin or fat. Add chicken to the bag or bowl with 1 teaspoon of oil and shake or mix well until the chicken is well coated with all the seasoning.
  3. Preheat air fryer to 380°(F) for 5 minutes.
  4. Place chicken in air fryer, skin side down, and set to air fry setting at 380°(F) for 20-25 minutes (depending on size of chicken quarters). Flip halfway through cooking time.
  5. When done, carefully remove chicken to a plate and let rest for 2-3 minutes before enjoying.

Keywords: Air fryer, Chicken Legs, Chicken Leg Quarters, Roast Chicken