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Air fryer garlic butter chicken wings

If you are a lover of garlic then I promise you, you are going to love these air fryer garlic butter chicken wings. Roasted to perfection in the air fryer, they will be great as an appetizer on a game day or to impress a crowd

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If you love your air fryer like I do then you are most likely using it every 2nd day if not every single day. I try a lot of different recipes in the air fryer like these air fryer buffalo chicken bites I made not so long ago and they were super delicious. There is so much that these gadgets can do and it seems like they are here to stay. Nice thing is you can even cook frozen food, from the freezer straight in the air fryer just like these frozen chicken fries and frozen chicken nuggets.

Why you will love this air fryer garlic butter chicken wings recipe

  • The wings are perfectly roasted in the air fryer
  • You can simply make them crispy with minimal effort
  • They are healthy and are a delicious appetizer
  • These air-fried chicken wings are low-carb and keto-friendly.
  • Variety of garlic butter sauces to go with these air fryer chicken wings

Ingredients needed

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1 pound of chicken wings
Paprika
Onion powder
Garlic powder
Cayenne pepper
Salt to taste

Dipping sauce
All-purpose flour
Garlic paste
Butter
Oregano
Paprika

How to make garlic butter chicken wings in the air fryer

1. Clean your chicken wings thoroughly.
2. Pat dry your chicken wings using a paper towel or kitchen towel.
3. In a bowl put your wings and season with your dry seasoning.
4. Preheat the air fryer to 185C for 5 minutes.
5. Transfer your chicken wings into the air fryer basket. Please ensure that it’s in a single layer and it is not overcrowded. This will ensure that there is enough space for air circulation in between the wings
6. Air fry for 10 minutes then after that flip the wings over to cook on the other side for an additional 10 minutes. If you like your crispy you may turn up the heat to 200C.
7. If you want a coating sauce then go ahead and coat your chicken wings immediately after they are done cooking in the air fryer.

When opting for a garlic butter dipping sauce you may let the wings cool down a little before serving.

Garlic butter sauce variations

Garlic butter dipping sauce
Using the ingredients in the dipping sauce ingredients list, here is a guide to making this sauce.
On a top stove, set it on medium heat.
1. In a saucepan put 2 tablespoons of butter then add a teaspoon of garlic paste or crushed garlic. If you love garlic that much you can add a tablespoon.
2. Let that be followed by a teaspoon of flour and stir them together with a whisk.
3. Add a teaspoon of paprika and oregano. If you used unsalted butter you may add salt to taste then slowly add half a cup of milk while whisking. Whisk until it reaches a consistency that you like.
If it is too thick add milk, too runny add flour.
Let that simmer for 5 to 8 minutes on medium heat.

Garlic butter coating sauce
On a top stove Put a saucepan on medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons of butter, a teaspoon of garlic paste or crushed fresh garlic, and a half teaspoon of oregano. Let this on the stove until all ingredients are well incorporated.

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Pro tips to making the perfect air fryer garlic butter chicken wings


Pat dry your chicken wings before seasoning them. This will help the seasoning to stay on the wings and make them crispy

Do not overcrowd the air fryer, a single layer is ideal then cooking in badges is ok if you cooking for a large family or a crowd

Serving suggestion

These air fryer garlic butter chicken wings are an appetizer for game day or any occasion where you will be hosting a crowd.
You may serve them alongside celery sticks with cream cheese dipping sauce.
They go very well with creamy mashed potatoes or some fresh Greek cucumber and tomato salad during summer.

FAQ about air fryer chicken wings

Can the air fryer cook frozen chicken wings?

Yes, you can air fry frozen chicken wings, the time will be longer than thawed wings.

How to tell if the air fryer wings are cooked?

Using the digital thermometer the internal temperature has to be 165 degrees or alternatively, you cut open the wings and see if they aren’t bloody at the bone.

How to make crispy chicken wings in the air fryer?

To make crispy chicken wings you need to pat dry the wings before seasoning them. You may also need to air fry them a little bit longer. Maybe an additional 2 to 4 minutes in the air fryer.

Can you reheat the air fryer chicken wings?

Yes, you can reheat air-fried chicken wings using the air fryer or microwave. 5 minutes in the air fryer will do while 2 minutes in a microwave will be enough.

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Air fryer garlic butter chicken wings

Crispy , perfectly roasted chicken wings in the air fyer then dipped in a creamy garlic buter sauce. Finger licking good is what to expect fom this air fryer garlic butter chicken wings recipe.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Chicken, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 302 kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 IB Chicken wings
  • ½ tsp Paprika
  • ½ tsp Onion powder
  • ½ tsp Garlic powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt to taste

GARLIC BUTTER SAUCE

  • 1 tsp Flour
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste or Fresh crushed garlic
  • ¼ tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Oregano

Instructions
 

  • Clean your chicken wings thoroughly.
  • Pat dry your chicken wings using a paper towel or kitchen towel.
  • Preheat the air fryer at 185C for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl put your wings and season with your dry seasoning.
  • Transfer your chicken wings into the air fryer basket. Please ensure that it's in a single layer and it is not overcrowded. This will ensure that there is enough space for air circulation in between the wings.
  • Air fry for 10 minutes then after that flip the wings over to cook on the other side for an additional 10 minutes. If you like your crispy you may turn up the heat to 200C.
  • If you want a coating sauce then go ahead and coat your chicken wings immediately after they are done cooking in the air fryer. (See coating sauce instuctions in the body of the recipe post)
  • When opting for a garlic butter dipping sauce you may let the wings cool down a little before serving.

Garlic butter dipping sauce

  • On a top stove, set it on medium heat.
  • In a saucepan put 2 tablespoons of butter then add a teaspoon of garlic paste or crushed garlic. If you love garlic that much you can add a tablespoon.
  • Let that be followed by a teaspoon of flour and stir them together with a whisk.
  • Add a teaspoon of paprika and oregano. If you used unsalted butter you may add salt to taste then slowly add half a cup of milk while whisking. Whisk until it reaches a consistency that you like
  • If it is too thick add milk, too runny add flour.
    Let that simmer for 5 to 8 minutes on medium heat.

Notes

  • Recipe notes
Pat dry your chicken wings before seasoning them. This will help the seasoning to stay on the wings and make them crispy
Do not overcrowd the air fryer, a single layer is ideal then cooking in badges is ok if you cooking for a large family or a crowd
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