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The BEST Chicken Wings

The BEST Chicken Wings

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Cooking wings in the air fryer can be so delicious, you will never miss oil fried chicken wings again! The trick is to start at a lower temperature such as 375 degrees F for 25 minutes and making sure to flip halfway through. The lower temperature allows the fat under the skin to gradually break apart. After the fat is broken apart, increase temp to 400 degrees F and cook for another 6-8 minutes to add that delicious crispy skin. You end up with a tender inside and a crunchy outside!
Check out this video of me making this recipe with my sons!

The BEST Chicken Wings
 
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Serves: 4
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Instructions
  1. Place the chicken wings in a large bowl. Add the pickle juice and allow to marinade for 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Spray air fryer basket with avocado oil spray and preheat to 380 degrees F. Remove wings from the pickle juice and pat dry. Season chicken wings on all sides with salt. Place the chicken wings in the air fryer in a single layer. Cook for 25 minutes at 380 degrees F. Flip the wings after 15 minutes.
  3. After 25 minutes, increase the temperature to 400°F and cook for 6-7 more minutes until the skin is browned and crisp.
  4. Meanwhile make the Ranch by placing the softened cream cheese in a small bowl and stir to loosen. Slowly add the broth and stir until smooth. Add the seasonings, taste and adjust seasoning to your liking.
  5. Serve wings with Ranch on the side for dipping. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  6. To reheat, place wings in air fryer at 350°F for 5 minutes, then increase temperature to 400°F and cook for 3-5 more minutes until warm to your liking and crispy.
Notes
Nutritional Info:
288 calories, 19g fat, 27g protein, 0g carbs, 0g fiber

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5 Comments

  • Kelly says:

    Thank you! I have a question:
    With 6 in our family we usually cook 8lbs of wings. We have been trying them in the air fryer but with that many it’s taking super long. Any suggestions? Start two trays in the oven- 375 for 25 min and then finish in the Airfryer at 400 for the 6-7 min?

    OR
    Cook for the 25 min in air fryer – keeping the batches warm in the oven and finish in the air fryer?

    Btw- we have the Gowise 5.8
    AND I’ve preordered your air fryer cook book- can’t wait 😋

    Thanks in advance for your help.
    Kelly

  • Pamela Kohler says:

    Is there much you can do with vegetables on a keto diet in an Air Fryer?