Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Wings

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8 wings
35 min

These Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Wings are easy to make, perfectly crispy, crunchy and full of flavor. These delicious chicken wings are sure to become one of your favorite air fryer recipes. Make these wings straight from the freezer and they are ready in about 30 minutes. Serve as an appetizer, snack or meal!

How to make Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Wings

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees. If your air fryer does not have a preheat setting turn it on to 400 degrees for about 5-10 minutes.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the baking powder and seasoning and stir well to evenly combine.
  3. Next, add in the chicken wings and toss in the baking powder mixture.
  4. Spray the inside of your air fryer basket with non-stick spray.
  5. Shake the excess baking powder off of the chicken wings and place them in the air fryer basket.
  6. Cook chicken wings at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.
  7. Shake basket to turn chicken wings and then cook for another 10 minutes.
  8. Take the internal temperature of your chicken wings in the thickest part with a meat thermometer. The internal temperature should reach a minimum of 165 degrees. If the wings have reached the correct temperature, remove from the air fryer and serve. If not, go ahead and return to the air fryer and recheck the temperature every few minutes until 165 degrees is reached.
  9. Serve the wings as is or with your favorite dipping sauce.

Toss the chicken wings in the baking powder and seasoning mix.

Place the chicken wings in a greased air fryer basket.
Cook chicken wings, toss in the middle of cooking time and take the internal temperature when time is up.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve these crispy chicken wings for dinner with a side of Oven Baked Zucchini Chips or Italian Pasta Salad.
  • Toss in your favorite wing sauce or serve with your favorite dip.
  • Drizzle with hot sauce for an extra kick
  • Add them to an appetizer spread for a party or easy meal


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this recipe gluten free?

Yes! These air fryer frozen chicken wings are gluten free!

Can chicken wings be cooked from frozen?

Absolutely! That’s what this recipe is for. Check out all of the directions, cooking times and recipe amounts below in the recipe card.

What is the best way to reheat leftover chicken wings?

Reheat your leftover chicken wings in the air fryer! Heat it to 400 degrees and cook them for about 10 minutes and they will be hot and crispy again!

Can I save the extra baking powder mixture?

It can be used immediately for another batch of wings however it should not be saved beyond that. Raw chicken was placed in the mixture and keeping it can risk in foodborne illness.

Can I use this recipe with wings that are defrosted?

Yes! Go ahead and use the same baking powder mixture and cook them for a shorter amount of time. Be sure to temp them to make sure they are cooked to 165 degrees.

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Wings
Recipe details
  • 8  wings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 25 Minutes Total time: 35 min
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Ingredients

  • 8-15 frozen chicken wings
  • 1/4 cup baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
Instructions

Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees. If your air fryer does not have a preheat setting turn it on to 400 degrees for about 5-10 minutes.
In a mixing bowl, combine the baking powder and seasoning and stir well to evenly combine.
Next, add in the chicken wings and toss in the baking powder mixture.
Spray the inside of your air fryer basket with non-stick spray.
Shake the excess baking powder off of the chicken wings and place them in the air fryer basket. Be sure to give enough space in the air fryer so that the chicken wings can get crispy all around.
Cook chicken wings at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.
Shake basket to turn chicken wings and then cook for another 10 minutes.
Take the internal temperature of your chicken wings in the thickest part with a meat thermometer. The internal temperature should reach a minimum of 165 degrees. If the wings have reached the correct temperature, remove from the air fryer and serve. If not, go ahead and return to the air fryer and recheck the temperature every few minutes until 165 degrees is reached.
Serve the wings as is or with your favorite dipping sauce.
Tips
  • The baking powder mixture can be used for a second batch of wings right away but do not store it for a later use.
  • Give wings enough room to get crunchy on all sides. Do not stack wings too high or too close in the air fryer.
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