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Air Fryer Frozen Wings (2 pounds)

Sava's Kitchen
Learn how to make these crispy air fryer frozen wings. These wings go straight from the freezer to your air fryer with minimum prep time to become a delicious and easy appetizer.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 741 kcal


  • 1 Air Fryer Ninja XL or other brand
  • 1 wooden spatula
  • 1 Food thermometer
  • 1 set of measuring spoons


  • 2 pounds frozen chicken wings
  • 1 Tablespoons olive oil or canola
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon paprika (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder (optional)


  • Preheat air fryer at 400°F for 5 minutes. Add frozen chicken wings to the preheated air fryer basket. Cook at 400°F for 12 minutes.
  • Remove the basket with almost fully thawed wings. Add olive oil, salt and spices. Mi with wooden spatula to coat.
  • Air fry the wings for another 12-14 at 400°F minutes tossing them halfway or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F and wings are not longer pink inside. (dark discoloration near the bone is OK). Enjoy with your favorite sauce!


  • cook in two batches not too overcrowd.
  • add 1 teaspoon of potato or corn starch and 1 teaspoon of baking soda together with the spices for extra crispy wings.
  • consider draining any liquid from the bottom of the air fryer after the first 12 minutes of cooking.
  • use wooden or silicone spatula in the air fryer to prevent from scratching.
  • be careful while handling food straight from the air fryer.
  • use meat thermometer to ensure the wings are fully cooked.
  • nutrition facts listed above may vary. For more accurate quantities weight or measure raw ingredients and use nutrition apps (such as MyFitnessPal) to calculate the recipe calories and macros.


Calories: 741kcalProtein: 57.4gFat: 55.5gSodium: 291.7mg
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