Bell’s Bourbon BBQ Turkey Legs

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi™ 8-qt. 9-in-1 Deluxe XL Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer
  • Prep time: 15 mins
  • Total time: 1 hour
  • Skill easy
  • Serves 4 people

Bell’s Bourbon BBQ Turkey Legs

Tip: These meaty turkey legs are a perfect pair for the Bell’s Bourbon BBQ Wing Seasoning. Pressure cook then air crisp for tender perfection. 


  • 2 turkey legs, separated into thighs and drumsticks
  • 1 package Bell’s Bourbon BBQ Wing Seasoning
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup bourbon (optional)

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  • Step 1

    Rub the turkey thighs and drumsticks with the Bell’s Bourbon Barbecue Wing Seasoning and place them in to the Cook & Crisp Basket

  • Step 2

    Add water and bourbon to the cooking pot.

  • Step 3

    Assemble pressure lid, making sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position. Select PRESSURE and set to high. Set time to 25 minutesSelect START/STOP to begin.

  • Step 4

    When pressure cooking is complete, quick release the pressure by moving the pressure release valve to the VENT position. Carefully remove lid when unit has finished releasing pressure.

  • Step 5

    Remove the basket with the turkey and set aside.

  • Step 6

    Remove the pot from the unit and strain the liquid into a small saucepan. Bring it to a simmer on the stovetop, then reduce slowly.


  • Step 7

    Place the pot back in the unit. Then, place the basket with the turkey in the pot.

  • Step 8

    Close the crisping lid. Select AIR CRISP, set temperature to 390°F, and set time to 15 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin.

  • Step 9

    Continue to reduce the sauce until it has thickened, then remove from stovetop.

  • Step 10

    When cooking is complete, transfer the turkey legs to a serving tray.


  • Step 11

    Use a pastry brush to gently brush the bourbon sauce on the turkey legs, then let rest for 5 minutes before serving.