Air Fryer Wings Recipe
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Air Fryer Wings Recipe

Here's an easy air fryer wings recipe and the best rub for chicken wings ever! If you're looking for a healthy alternative to fried chicken with the same great taste these naked chicken wings in your air fryer are the answer. Simple and flavorful without using any oil to cook them.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, appetizer, chicken, dry rub, easy, wings
Servings: 5
Calories: 558kcal
Author: The Typical Mom


  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 3 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp pepper or more if you like really peppery
  • 4 tbsp salt
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 16 chicken wings give or take a few


  • Mix all ingredients except chicken wings in a bowl, combine well.
  • Wash and dry your chicken wings using a paper towel to pat dry.
  • Use a large freezer bag and pour about 1/2 a cup of your rub into the bag with about 6 wings or so. Shake shake until they are coated.
  • Repeat until all the wings are nicely coated. If you want a deeper flavor allow the wings to sit with rub on the outside for an hour or two before cooking.
  • Choose the chicken option on your air fryer or cook them at 370 for 20 minutes.
  • To make them as crispy as possible flip your wings half way thru the cooking cycle.
  • Remove when done, zest with lime juice and enjoy...can dip in ranch dressing.


Serving: 4oz | Calories: 558kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 5764mg | Potassium: 543mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 59.1% | Vitamin C: 2.3% | Calcium: 11.6% | Iron: 20.8%