Air Fryer Chicken Wings
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Air Fryer chicken wings are so easy to make, and they come out of the air fryer crispy and delicious. There’s no need for flour and you don’t have to bother with all the grease from frying! A healthier yet delicious way to enjoy wings!
Air Fryer Chicken Wings Recipe
I make this recipe often. Cooking wings in the air fryer instead of deep frying them is so much healthier, and they turn out wonderfully crispy. My entire family enjoys them and repeatedly asks for them!
These wings are tossed in in a Greek yogurt marinade and then air fried to crispy perfection. Make them ASAP, and then thank me later! 🙂
Wings in Air Fryer Ingredients:
You’ll only need a few simple ingredients to make these delicious wings in the air fryer. The exact measurements are listed in the recipe card below. Here’s an overview of what you’ll need:
Fresh chicken wings. I usually buy them in trays labeled as “party wings,” already split into flats and drumettes, with the tips removed.
Greek yogurt. The secret ingredient to moist chicken wings.
Salt and spices. I like to use garlic powder and paprika. You can use onion powder in addition to or instead of the garlic powder.
Apple cider vinegar.
Tomato paste. or ketchup works great.
- Air fryer (I use and love my Cosori air fryer)
- Kitchen tongs
How to Make Chicken Wings in Air Fryer:
Cooking chicken wings in the air fryer is easy! In fact, this is one of my easiest air fryer recipes, which is why I love it so much. Here are the basic steps:
Toss the wings in Greek yogurt, apple cider vinegar, tomato paste (or ketchup), salt and spices.
Arrange chicken wings in air fryer oven or basket in a single layer. You might need to cook in batches.
Air fry! at 400 F for about 15- 16 minutes or until fully cooked, well-browned, and wonderfully crispy, flipping half way through. Use a digital meat thermometer to ensure the internal temperature is 165 degrees F.
Serve– Carefully remove the air fryer wings from the air fryer, toss in your favorite sauce if using, and serve with your favorite sides.
NOTE: This recipe was made using the Cosori Air Fryer. If you’re using a different air fryer, you may need to adjust your cooking time accordingly. Smaller wings will cook faster than larger wings.
What I LOVE about this Air Fryer Chicken Wings Recipe:
- Healthier- without the deep frying, you get wings that are lower in fat and total calories!
- Crispy- The air fryer makes them crisp and delicious!
- Tender and juicy- Thanks to the simple Greek yogurt marinade!
- 5 minutes prep!
- 15 minutes cook time!
Sauce for Chicken Wings:
This is the fun part… Dip these air fryer wings in:
- Buffalo sauce
- BBQ sauce
- or any other favorite sauce!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How to make chicken wings crispy?
There is no need to use flour to make crispy air fryer chicken wings. The skin will crisp up beautifully in the air fryer.
What is the best chicken wing marinade for air fryer?
Marinating chicken is the key to flavor and this easy-to-whip-up Greek yogurt marinade is not only super flavorful, it’s also a great way to make the chicken extra tender and juicy! The acid from the yogurt tenderizes the chicken gently and slowly and the fat helps it retain its moisture and soak up all the delicious flavor.
How long do I cook wings in air fryer?
For 15- 18 minutes, flipping half way through!
Can I cook raw and frozen chicken wings in the air fryer?
Yes! If you forgot to thaw your chicken wings, you can still make this recipe!
Place frozen wings in the air fryer basket. Set temperature to 400°F, air fry for 10 mins. With a pair of kitchen tongs, transfer wings to a bowl and drain the liquid from the air fryer basket.
Now toss with the marinade to coat, then place wings back in the air fryer. Cook for another 15 mins or until internal temperature is 165°F. Check with the thickest wing for doneness.
How do I store leftover wings?
Air Fryer wings are best enjoyed fresh, but you store leftover wings an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat the wings, simply place them in the preheated air fryer and air fry at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 2 minutes, or until heated through.
You’re going to love this air fryer chicken wings recipe so much you’ll never want to have them any other way again. Let me know in the comments below how it turned out for you? I’d love to know!
The chicken wings marinate doesn’t include olive oil?
Hello Matt, yeah there is no need to add olive oil to the marinade. The Greek yogurt replaces it. Let me know how it turns out!
This looks SO good! I don’t currently have apple cider vinegar. Can I substitute it with something else/will white vinegar work just as well? Thanks!!
Hello Sabira, you can substitute apple cider vinegar for lemon juice. It will work the same for the chicken wings marinade. I hope you enjoy!