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Air Fryer Chicken Wings on a white plate with a side of ranch dip

Air Fryer Chicken Wings

These extra Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings come together in just 30 minutes! Seasoned with garlic powder, cayenne pepper and more, this recipe produces perfect chicken wings with minimal effort. Gluten-free, keto, paleo, low carb and Whole30 compliant.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer chicken, air fryer wings, how to cook chicken wings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 169 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 1 lb chicken wings flats and drumettes separated
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp coarse sea salt kosher salt, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper or smoked paprika
  • freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • fresh chopped parsley for garnish
  • ranch dressing for serving
  • chopped celery and carrots for serving


  1. If your air fryer requires preheating, preheat to 390°F, as needed.

  2. Pat the wings dry on both sides with paper towels. Drizzle with oil then sprinkle evenly with salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and cayenne (or smoked paprika).

    Raw marinated chicken wings in a clear bowl
  3. Working in batches (depending on the size of your air fryer), place the wings in the air fryer basket in a single layer, making sure they are not crowding or overlapping.

    Raw chicken wings in an air fryer basket
  4. Cook at 390°F for 12 minutes, then remove the basket and use tongs to flip the wings. Cook again for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown or to desired crispiness.

    Close-up view of crispy chicken wings in an air fryer basket
  5. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with coarse salt, chopped fresh parsley and serve with desired sauce and veggies.

    Air Fryer Chicken Wings on a white plate with a side of ranch dip
Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Chicken Wings
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Trans Fat 1g
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 11g22%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.