Air Fryer Chicken Wings

How do you make chicken wings in an air fryer? The recipe is surprisingly easy and requires just a few basic ingredients: 2 pounds of chicken wings, salt, pepper, garlic powder, a few spritzes of olive oil, and your favorite wing sauce.

Air Fryer Chicken Wings
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How do you make chicken wings in an air fryer? The recipe is surprisingly easy and requires just a few basic ingredients, including chicken and garlic powder.
Prep Time
10
minutes
Cook Time
20
hours
Servings
4
servings
Air fryer chicken wings recipe
Total time: 20.17 hours
Ingredients
  • 2 pound fresh or defrosted chicken wings
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • garlic powder, to taste
  • spray oil, ideally olive oil
  • wing sauce of your choice
Directions
  1. Step 1: If chicken wings are whole, use kitchen shears to cut off wing tips and separate wingette from drumette at the joint. Pat chicken wings dry with paper towel.
  2. Step 2: Season chicken wings with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Coat wings with spray oil.
  3. Step 3: Set air fryer to 390F.
  4. Step 4: Place the wings in the air fryer basket in a single layer and without the wings touching.
  5. Step 5: Cook for 20 minutes, flipping wings halfway through the cooking process using silicone tongs. If wings are not to desired crispiness after 20 minutes, cook for up to an additional 6 minutes.
  6. Step 6: Remove wings from air fryer using silicone tongs. Toss wings in your sauce of choice. Serve immediately.
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