Everyone loves wings, and these delicious air fryer chicken wings recipes will have you craving them for every appetizer, snack and meal! Whether you prefer breaded or naked, sauces or dry rubs, this collection offers something for every taste.
Many of the recipes in this collection were selected for uniqueness, but some basics are included too. The first in the list below gives step-by-step instructions and lots of tips for cooking great wings that are super crispy. It’s a good recipe for beginners. It’s also a good choice for experienced cook who like to experiment with flavor combinations and just need a basic how-to recipe.
Other selections for this roundup are more sophisticated, such as the one by Meredith Laurence. Known as the Blue Jean Chef, she is know for more complex creations (just as you’d expect from a professional chef). However, while her wings recipe does involve a good number of ingredients, it isn’t at all complicated.
Whichever recipe you choose to try, the list offers such a wide range of flavors that you’re bound to discover at least one new favorite.
Or what about a weekend wing party? Let each family member choose a recipe that sounds good and try them all. Make it a relaxed kitchen gathering for cooking and eating and enjoying each others’ company.
How To Make Air Fryer Chicken Wings (Fresh or Frozen)
from My Forking Life
Whether you use fresh or frozen wings, and whether you prefer sauce or dry rub, Tanya of My Forking Life reveals tips and tricks to make perfectly crispy chicken wings. If you want to go beyond the basics, she offers two other delectable wings recipes. Click one of the links below – or all of them!
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Air Fryer Orange Sesame Chicken Wings
from Blue Jean Chef Meredith Laurence
This delectable dish is a creation of Meredith Laurence, known as the Blue Jean Chef. She gives complete instructions, starting with illustrated steps explaining exactly how to prepare your wings before cooking. The recipe uses a limited number of ingredients, and it’s not complicated. (You may also want to check out Ms. Laurence’s two air fryer cookbooks, “Air Fry Everything: Foolproof Recipes for Fried Favorites…” and “Air Fry Genius: 100+ New Recipes for EVERY Air Fryer”.)
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Air Fryer Garlic Herb Wings
from Meatloaf and Melodrama
It only takes a few simple ingredients to make these flavorful wings. The garlic butter sauce is optional and can be poured over the wings or used as a dip. This recipe is a great choice for anyone who doesn’t like hot spices, or just for something different.
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Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Wings & Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce
from Greens and Chocolate
From Greens and Chocolate.com, here’s a recipe for classic hot wings that are so popular for appetizers and snacks. The Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce is the perfect cool complement, and it’s super easy to make.
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Air Fryer Chicken Wings (3 Ways)
from Small Town Woman
Here’s one recipe that gives you three options. Choose from Honey Barbecue, Cajun, or Lemon Pepper wings. (Note: The above photo is actually Small Town Woman’s Honey Barbecue Sriracha Wings, which could also be made in an air fryer.)
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Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings with a Honey-Sriracha Sauce
from Salt Pepper Skillet
Heat and sweet combine to give these wings a nice flavor twist. The secret ingredient is potato starch, which is used to make the exterior ultra crispy. As you can see in the above video, these are cooked in a non-traditional air fryer, a combo air fryer oven.
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Air Fryer Jerk Wings
from Stuff Matty Cooks
When you’re ready for something a little different grab your Jamaican Jerk seasoning. For a nice complement to this flavor, serve with fresh celery sticks and Ranch or Blue Cheese sauce for dipping.
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Air Fryer Wings with Sesame Mayo Sauce
from Simply Recipes
Soy sauce, sesame oil, and other ingredients give these wings a delicious Asian flavor. The sauce combines sriracha, mayo, toasted sesame oil and a hint a sweetness. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions and, oh my!
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G Hughes’ Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Wings
from G Hughes Sugar Free
If you’re a label reader you know that almost all barbecue sauce has an extremely high sugar content. For a much healthier option, try this wings recipe from the G Hughes company. The sugar-free sauce is available at Walmart and many local supermarkets such as Kroger.
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(Page includes several recipes but the BBQ Wings should be at the top.)
Air Fryer Chicken Wings with Buffalo Sauce
From Platings+Pairings, this is a great recipe for beginners because it provides lots of tips for getting the best results possible. The sauce recipe is simple and gives you options for mild, medium, or hot, so you can make it to suit your personal preference.
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Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings
from Wholesome Yum
Wholesum Yum.com suggests that using frozen wings makes it more difficult to avoid over- or under-cooking. This article includes 3 ways to thaw your wings and a recipe for plain, no-sauce wings that are extra crispy. There is also a link to Low Carb Keto Ranch Dressing for dipping.
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Air Fryer Breaded Hot Wings
from Two Sleevers
These wings are breaded, and seasonings include one of my favorite spices – smoked paprika. Heat lovers can easily turn these into hot wings by tossing in Frank’s (or your favorite) hot sauce after cooking.
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Air Fryer Chicken Wings Recipe
from Yummy Healthy Easy
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Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings in an Air Fryer
from Six Sisters’ Stuff
Garlic and Parmesan are always a winning combination, and this recipe is no exception. Serve with buffalo, ranch, or some other dipping sauce if you like, but you might also enjoy these flavorful wings without any additions.
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Best Air Fryer Wings Recipe
from The Typical Mom
This recipe gives you a dry rub with a very unique spice combination. The “secret” ingredient is cinnamon, and it’s optional but definitely worth a try!
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