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a plate of cooked frozen air fryer chicken wing with a small ot of brown sauce.

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Wings

Air fryer frozen chicken wings recipe! Ever wondered if you can cook frozen chicken wings in the air fryer without the need to thaw it first. Yes, you can, it is simple, easy and quick too. It makes a great party food or appetizer. Toss in any dipping sauce of choice or serve as it is
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 0 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, British
Servings 20 chicken wings
Calories 54 kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 2 lb (1kg) frozen chicken wings pre-seasoned or breaded or frozen from fresh with no seasoning

Seasoning for wings if not already seasoned

  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Vegetable oil this will help the seasoning stick on the wings.


  • Preheat the air fryer at 200C/400F for 3 to 5 minutes
  • Pre-seasoned wings instructions: add the frozen chicken wings in a single layer(it doesn’t matter if they are touching).
  • Cook at 200C/400F for 10 minutes, remove the air fryer basket and flip the chicken and continue to cook for another 10 minutes. check on the chicken on this point to see if it is done to your liking otherwise, cook for an additional 5 minutes for the chicken to crisp up.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Instuctions for frozen wings not already seasoned:

  • If the chicken weren’t already seasoned, spray cooking oil on the frozen chicken then season with salt and black pepper or any other seasoning of choice and cook at 200C/400F for 10 minutes, flip and cook for additional 10 to 15 minutes or until well done.
    The internal temperature of cooked chicken should register 165F/73C


How to store
Leftover cooked chicken wings can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days in an airtight container. Make sure it is completely cooled before storing. Do not refreeze chicken the wings.
PS: nutritional value provided is just an estimate, please refer to your trusted nutrition calculator for accuracy.


Calories: 54kcalProtein: 4gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 18mgPotassium: 38mgVitamin A: 36IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 1mg
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