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plate of air fryer frozen wings

Frozen Chicken Wings in Air Fryer

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer, chicken wings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 32 minutes
Servings 4 people


For the wings:

  • 8 frozen chicken wings
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the sauce:

  • mix together 1/4 cup Frank's Red Hot Original or another hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup 56 grams melted unsalted butter


  1. Spray the air fryer basket with olive oil.
  2. Put the chicken wings in a bowl and coat them in olive oil.
  3. Stir together the garlic and salt and sprinkle that over the chicken and stir to coat the chicken in the seasoning.
  4. Put the wings in the basket so that they're not touching.
  5. Cook at 360 °F (180 °C) for 10 minutes and then flip the wings.
  6. Increase the heat to 400 °F (205 °C) and cook another 15-22 minutes, shaking after every 5 minutes, or until the skin is crisp.
  7. Coat the wings in the buffalo sauce (but please first take a few photos of the wings before you add the sauce).