This recipe for Frozen Chicken Wings in the Air Fryer takes completely frozen chicken wings and turns them into a perfectly seasoned, crisp, and juicy chicken dinner in 20 minutes or less!
Frozen Chicken Wings in Air Fryer
Frozen Air Fryer Wings are not only possible to make, but they are delicious! Among the countless chicken wing recipes out there, many are flavorful and great, but they take time and more time to make. This method involves zero marinades, zero prep time, and zero thaw time.
Simply take frozen chicken wings straight from the bag and place them in an air fryer. The method works in increments of five minutes. Turn the air fryer to 400 degrees. Then take five minutes to dethaw, add our secret paste and spices, then cook for five minutes on one side, turn, and add five minutes on the opposite side. Check for internal doneness and- that’s it!
Why you will love Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Wings
- Save Time
- Save Money
- Savor the spicy game-day classic!
How to Make Perfect Frozen Air-Fryer Wings
Step 1: Simply take frozen chicken wings straight from the bag and place them in an air fryer basket. (Don’t overfill the basket.)
Step 2: Dethaw the wings at 400 degrees for five minutes.
Step 3: Coat the wings in a paste of apple-cider vinegar, paprika, and garlic powder. ( For extra spice, add cayenne pepper or your spice of choice!)
Step 4: Return to the air fryer and cook for an additional ten minutes, flipping the wings over half-way.
Step 5: Check with a thermometer to be sure that your wings have cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees, and voila! Wings done fast and to the amount of spice you like.
Frozen Chicken Wings in the Air Fryer are a fast and delicious way to enjoy an American favorite!
- 1 lb chicken wings
- 3 tblsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tblsp paprika
- 1 tblsp garlic powder
Add frozen wings to the air fryer basket. Do not overfill. Set the air fryer on 400 degrees for five minutes.
While the chicken is thawing- in a small bowl mix apple cider vinegar, paprika, and garlic powder into a paste. (Add cayenne pepper to taste for more spice.)
Coat the thawed chicken wings in the paste.
Return to the air-fryer and cook for 5 minutes. Turn and then cook for an additional five minutes.
Check for an internal temperature of 165 degrees with a meat thermometer.
Frequently asked Questions about Air Fryer Chicken Wings Frozen
Can you cook frozen chicken wings in an air fryer?
You can cook frozen chicken wings in an air fryer. Air fryers are designed to cook frozen food, and chicken wings are no exception. Dethaw the wings at 400 degrees for five minutes. Add a paste of spices, including apple cider vinegar. Then cook for an additional ten minutes, turning at the halfway point. Check that the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees and then serve!
How long does it take to cook frozen chicken wings?
Frozen chicken wings take about five minutes to dethaw, and then an additional ten minutes to cook in an air fryer. So depending on your air fryer capacity, roughly 15 minutes.