Air fried turkey leg
How To | Reheating

How to reheat a turkey leg using an air fryer

  1. Preheat air fryer to 350F
  2. Cook for fifteen minutes turning two or three times

This recipe is based of using the COSORI Air Fryer (affiliate link, we get a fee if you buy!).

This recipe is for leftover cooked turkey legs, presuming you have any left after roasting the bird and digging in! I love the air fryer for reheating the legs, it crisps the skin up to a cracklingly beautiful finish. It also brings that dark meat back to a juicy lusciousness.

I prefer 350F degrees here to slowly reheat, and ultimately crisp. I fear higher temperatures might overly cook the skin, leading to smoking and burning, and the dreaded dry turkey.

In the above picture the leg comes form a 12lb bird. If you’re reheating legs from a larger turkey you might want to slightly adjust the timing upward.

We recommend investing in a kitchen thermometer like the Habor Meat Thermometer to ensure your food is thoroughly cooked. It's quick, under twenty bucks and it's waterproof - and hey - we get a small referral fee for any purchases.

This guide is presented as a reference only. Many variables may influence your own cooking times. If in doubt contact your air fryer or product manufacturer. Please ensure your food is thoroughly cooked before consuming. See here for more info on using our recipes.

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