Air Fryer Vietnamese Chicken Wings

6 Servings
28 min

Enjoy this simple air fryer chicken wings recipe with these flavour-packed Vietnamese-style fish sauce chicken wings! This delicious fish sauce marinade creates a sticky sweet flavour that will become your new favourite way to enjoy wings!

We visited Vietnam back in 2014 and tried a similar dish. It was the stand out dish from our trip, amongst so many delicious flavours and traditional dishes.

It became a mission once we got home to recreate something similar and with a little experimenting, this recipe was formed and tweaked into the yummy dish it is now.

Vietnamese Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Make your marinade the day before you want to serve your wings if there is time. At a minimum, aim for several hours of marinating your chicken wings before cooking. This allows the flavour to soak right in.

You can also cook these wings in the oven if you don't have an air fryer, however the air fryer is a quick way to achieve a slightly crisp skin.

Air Fryer Vietnamese Chicken Wings
Recipe details
  • 6  Servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 18 Minutes Total time: 28 min
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  • 1/2 cup Asian fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2kg chicken wings

Combine the garlic, fish sauce and sugar in a bowl.
Place chicken wings in marinating container with a lid. Pour over marinade, seal and shake to coat chicken.
Marinate overnight or for a minimum of 4 hours for best result.
Place chicken in air fryer tray and cook for approximately 16-18 minutes on 180 degrees Celcius, or until cooked.
  • Add chilli flakes to your marinade for a spicy version.
  • If you have a small air fryer, cook in batches to ensure they all cook through.
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