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Extra Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings

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Extra Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Ever miss the crunchy texture on keto and low carb diets? Look now further. This is the only wing recipe you'll ever need.

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One thing I’ve missed since starting Keto are those feelings of crunch and crisp. My favorite new recipe for that crunchy craving is these extra crispy air fryer chicken wings.

You see, it’s difficult to make things crunch when they don’t have gluten, and grains. Sure you can make a pork-rind crusted fried chicken with no carbs in the breading. I honestly miss biting into a piece of traditionally cooked fried chicken, and eating that crust.

But, since I decided to change my lifestyle to keto for the sake of low carb, and getting back in shape, I’ve had to find alternatives for my crunch factor.

And oh boy, did I!

Some time ago, I was gifted an air fryer, and I was able to try out an air fryer cookbook. Even in our tiny apartment, our air fryer has become literally one of the best small appliances we have.

How does an air fryer work?

Air fryers are basically convection ovens. They circulate the hot air inside of the machine around the food to cook it, and create the Mallard effect.

Air Fryer Chicken Wings

One of the best benefits of air fryer cooking is that it doesn’t take much oil to make things crispy. You can use oil if you please, but nothing has to be submerged to come out nice and flakey.

Air Fryer Wings Recipe

Air Fryer Chicken Wings

So, now that you know why I love my air fryer, and how it works, you can understand why I wanted to make wings in this bad boy.

First of all, when you go out, wings are EXPENSIVE. I feel like you get 5 of them for $10, and you’re never satisfied. I figured if I made my own at home, I could have as many as I wanted.

Knowing that they wouldn’t be dredged in flower, or high-fat oils was also a decision to start making these at home.

Air Fryer Chicken Wings

I also don’t always love the flavors. There’s only so many tangy, vinegary, buffalo sauced or garlic parmesan wings you can eat.

I decided to take my tastebuds elsewhere with these air fryer chicken wings.

I’ve recently become accustom to Berbere, a vibrant Ethiopian Spice blend that not only lends a beautiful color to my wings, but deep layers of flavors that are just indescribable. They’re really unlike anything else I’ve made.

Additionally, using the convection method, the wings get this light and crisp skin and are incredibly juicy inside. It’s pretty brilliant and keto friendly!

Check out the recipe for air fryer chicken wings below, and make sure to save your pin to try later! Let me know what your favorite wing flavors are, and what other flavors I can try making!

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Extra Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings


  • Author: Mila
  • Prep Time: 35 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 1 pound of wings (about 10 pieces) 1x

Description

Crispy wings achived without oil in an air fryer.


Ingredients

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  • 1 pound Chicken Wings (I used all flat pieces)
  • 2 tablespoons Berbere
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a ziplock bag combine chicken wings, olive oil, garlic powder, salt and Berbere together.
  2. For better flavor, let them marinade overnight, but if you need them quickly 30 minutes will do the job.
  3. Spray your air fryer tray with olive oil (or pam). This prevents the wings from sticking to the tray.
  4. Air Fry them according to the manufacturer’s instructions. My Gourmia 5qt takes about 20 minutes on 400 degrees to reach 165 degrees.
  5. Plate, and enjoy!
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 10 wings
  • Calories: 420
  • Fat: 20
  • Carbohydrates: 0
  • Protein: 60

Keywords: Air Fryer Chicken Wings, Keto Chicken Wings, Fried chicken wings, no oil

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12 Responses

  1. My mom swears by her air fryer and she keeps telling me to buy one… I thin you just sealed the deal for me with these wings ahaha looks soooooo good!! xx

  2. I love crispiness but hate frying so this is right up my alley! I have an air fryer and these wings are so easy to make. 🙂

  3. This recipe is right on time! I just received an air fryer a few days ago and I will definitely be trying this recipe out. Looks delicious and I love crispy wings!

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Hi! I'm Mila.

I’m a millennial woman living with LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults) after a type 2 diabetes misdiagnosis.  I love food, travel and my kitchen!

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