Cook the best air fryer chicken wings tonight using your Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid or standard air fryer machine.
Do you love Chicken wings? If you do, you’re going to love this recipe for the best air fryer chicken wings. They are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. Plus they make a great crowd pleaser on game night or when you’re entertaining in the home.
You can make homemade wings in your new air fryer and trust me they will be the most yummy wings ever. Whether you cook wings with garlic powder, lemon pepper seasoning, cayenne pepper, smoked paprika, or your favorite sauce the instructions in this post will ensure you get the most crispy wings ever.
Move over deep-fried chicken, hello perfectly crispy air fryer chicken wings!
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Making Wings In The Air Fryer
Why make wings in the air fryer? Well, they cook evenly and come out crispy without all the mess and hassle of deep-frying. And, let’s face it, chicken wings are always better when they’re crispy.
Air Fryer Chicken Wings Ingredients
To make the best air fryer chicken wings, you’ll need:
- 1 pound of chicken wings
- 1/4 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
How To Make Air Fryer Chicken Wings
This is our method for making wings in the air fryer:
1. Preheat your air fryer to 380 degrees F.
2. Mix together the salt, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, and black pepper in a bowl.
3. Place the chicken wings in a large bowl and coat them with olive oil. Then sprinkle the spices over top and toss to coat. Make sure you evenly coat each chicken wing.
4. Spread the wings out in a single layer in your air fryer basket and cook for 15 minutes, flipping them once during cooking.
5. Serve the cooked wings hot with your favorite dipping sauce.
What To Serve With Chicken Wings
Chicken wings are traditionally served with a dipping sauce such as ranch dressing, blue cheese dressing or barbecue sauce. They also go well with celery and carrot sticks, as well as a cold beer or soda.
So there you have it, the best recipe for air fryer chicken wings. So next time you’re in the mood for some wings, give this recipe a try. You won’t be disappointed.
How To Make Air Fryer Buffalo Wings
If you like your wings with a little bit of heat, then you’ll want to try this recipe for air fryer buffalo wings.
To make them, simply follow the recipe above but omit the salt and add 1 tablespoon of hot sauce to the olive oil before coating the wings.
Then cook as directed and serve with ranch dressing or blue cheese dressing.
Aif Fried buffalo wings taste great as a side dish or appetizer. Enjoy!
Can I Cook Frozen Chicken Wings In Airfryer?
Yes, you can cook frozen chicken wings in the air fryer. Simply follow the recipe above, but increase the cooking time to 20-25 minutes depending on the size of your wings. Make sure to flip them once during cooking. This will ensure your air fryer wings cook evenly on both sides.
How To Make Instant Pot Air Fryer Chicken Wings Using The Air fryer Lid
If you have an Instant Pot and want to make air fryer chicken wings, you can do so by using the air fryer lid. Here’s how:
Simply place your chicken wings into the basket and add the air fryer lid. Set the lid to 15 minutes and allow your Instant Pot to work its magic.
Your Instant pot air fryer wings should come out crisp and delicious.
Ninja Foodie Chicken Wings
If you have a Ninja foodie then you can air fry chicken wings directly in the ninja foodie. A Ninja foodie machine is a multi-purpose cooker that can be used for slow cooking, air frying, and even baking.
To make chicken wings in the Ninja foodie, simply place your wings into the basket, set the temperature to 380 degrees F, and cook for 15 minutes. Then, flip your wings over and cook for an additional 5-10 minutes until they are golden brown and crisp.
Reheating Chicken Wings In Airfryer
You can reheat frozen chicken wings in the air fryer, but they will not be as crisp as when they were first cooked.
To reheat, simply place your frozen wings back into the air fryer basket and cook at 380 degrees F for 5-10 minutes.
Reheating Will Not Get The Crispiest Wings
This will help to crisp up your wings and make them taste fresh again. I prefer to cook air-fried chicken wings from fresh but there is no rule to say you cant cook pre-frozen cooked chicken wings in your air fryer machine.
Best Dipping Sauces For Crispy Chicken Wings
There are many different dipping sauces that you can serve with your crispy chicken wings. My personal favorites are
blue cheese dressing
sweet chili sauce
homemade buffalo sauce
frank’s hot sauce
The possibilities are endless!
So there you have it, a variety of recipes and tips for making the best air fryer chicken wings.
More Air Fryer Recipes
For more air fryer recipes for your air fryer or Instant Pot air fryer lid, check out the following. these are absolutely delicious recipes that are quick and easy to make in all air fryers.
- Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Pizza Rolls
- Air Fryer Huli Huli Chicken
- Air Fryer Carrot Fries
- Air Fryer Orange Beef
- Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Wings
- Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets
- Air Fryer Salmon Patties
- Air Fryer Cauliflower Pizza
About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and adults. Angela has also taught cooking classes and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Instant Pot Table. Follow her on Pinterest!