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black plate piled with air fryer chicken wings with buffalo sauce
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Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings - juicy inside with a light, crispy seasoned breading outside using almost NO oil.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer chicken wings, air fryer recipes, air fried chicken wings
Servings: 4


  • Air fryer


  • cooking spray
  • 2 pounds chicken wings
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 1/4 cup cracker meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • your favorite bottled buffalo sauce


  • Pat the wings dry using a paper towel then set them aside. 
  • Combine the flour, corn starch, cracker meal and spices in a shallow bowl then stir to combine.
  • Dredge the wings one at a time in the breading mixture then preheat the air fryer to 350°  degrees for 2 minutes.
  • Lightly spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray then transfer the breaded wings to the air fryer and set the timer for 18 minutes.
  • Air fry for 18 minutes total, pausing the timer every 6 minutes to shake the wings in the basket. At the last minute of cook time pause the air fryer and lightly spray the wings with cooking spray then cook for the final minute. 
  • Optional: transfer the wings to a large bowl, drizzle with your favorite spicy/buffalo sauce and toss to evenly coat.