These Air Fryer Chicken Wings cook up crispy on the outside, but are juicy in every bite. The best part is there is no need to deep fry them!

Air Fryer Chicken wings in a cooling tray

Air Fryer chicken wings will make your go-to dish for large gatherings. They are effortless to prepare. You can save your oven for other dishes because the air fryer will do all the work for you.

How to Make Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Tips for Extra Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings

  • Spray air fryer basket with cooking oil to prevent chicken wings from sticking .
  • Begin cooking chicken wings at lower temperature at first and then turn up the heat at the end to achieve the crispy texture.
  • You can toss crispy chicken wings into your favorite sauce.
  • Reheat leftover chicken wings in a air fryer.

How Long to Cook Chicken Wings

For fresh chicken wings it takes 25-35 minutes to reach crispy in a air fryer.

Frozen chicken wings take 30-45 minutes to air fry. Thaw chicken wings for about 10 minutes at 350°F, then turn up the heat to 380°F and continue air frying.

How Many Wings Can you Cook in an Air Fryer?

Depending on the size of your basket, you will be able to cook a varying amount of chicken wings at a time. Mine fits about 10 chicken wings laying flat. The key here is not stacking your wings! If you stack your wings, you will prevent them from crisping up evenly. A general rule of thumb is to cover the bottom of your basket in one, single layer. 

Can you Stack Wings in an Air Fryer?

Like I said above, it is best to not stack wings in an air fryer. But, if you must, toss them every 5 minutes to assist in more even cooking. 

How to Reheat Chicken Wings in an Air Fryer?

Reheat cooked chicken wings in an air fryer at 360°F for 4 minutes. Turn the heat to 400°F and cook for 5 more minutes. This will bring the chicken to its original crispy state.

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