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Classic Hot Wings In an Air Fryer

If you use your air fryer for only one food, make it chicken wings! The convection heat cooks that chicken skin on all sides, making each bite equally crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time44 mins
Total Time59 mins
Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, chicken, wings
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 514kcal


  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 2 pounds chicken wings split at the joint
  • 1 Tablespoon butter room temperature
  • ½ cup buffalo wing sauce


  • Preheat air fryer at 250 degrees for 3 minutes.
  • Place water in bottom of air fryer to ensure minimum smoke from fat drippings.
  • Place half of chicken wings in air fryer basked lightly greased with preferred cooking oil.  Flipwings, then cook an additional 6 minutes.
  • While wings are cooking, combine butter and wing sauce in a
    large bowl.
  • Increase temperature on air fryer to 400 degrees.  Flip wings and cook 5 minutes.  Flip once more and cook an additional 5 minutes.
  • Once done, transfer to bowl with sauce and toss.  Set aside.
  • Repeat process with remaining wings.  Serve warm.



Excerpted from The “I Love My Air Fryer”Gluten-Free Recipe Book by Michelle Fagone. Copyright © 2019 by Simon& Schuster, Inc. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 129mg | Sodium: 1112mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g