Air Fryer Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Delicious down-home style air fried rich juicy chicken with a wonderfully crunchy skin the entire family will enjoy.
- 8 chicken thighs or drumsticks
- 2 cups buttermilk
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- ½ cup cornstarch
- 1 ½ tsp salt
- 1 ¼ tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp paprika
PAM Cooking Spray (Original)
Preheat the air fryer to 360°F.
Generously coat all sides of the chicken with PAM's original cooking spray (do not use olive oil because the flour mixture will stick to the bottom of the air fryer basket). Coat the air fryer basket with cooking spray before placing the chicken in.
Drumsticks: cook for 20-22 minutes (flip after 15 minutes and make sure to coat both sides of the chicken with cooking spray ~ this will make it crispy) or until golden brown and crispy.Thighs: cook for 24-26 minutes ((flip after 15 minutes and make sure to coat both sides of the chicken with cooking spray ~ this will make it crispy) or until golden brown and crispy. (Depending on the size of your air fryer: repeat the last two steps as necessary)