Air Fryer Buffalo Wings

Contributor: Christine Pittman

The air fryer is perfect when you want to make better-for-you Buffalo Wings for just a few people. The air fryer takes them from a game day treat to something you can enjoy any day – guilt-free.

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


  • 5 whole chicken wings, cut into 10 wing pieces like this
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil (or use olive oil sprayer)
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • cup Buffalo sauce, homemade or store-bought


  1. Remove chicken wings from refrigerator.
  2. Preheat air fryer to 360°F.
  3. Coat chicken on all sides with olive oil.
  4. Sprinkle on all sides with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  5. Put chicken in air fryer basket, uglier-side-up. Cook 12 minutes.
  6. Flip chicken wings and cook for another 12minutes.
  7. Increase temperature to 400°F and cook until crisp and internal temperature on an instant read thermometer is 165°F, 5-6 more minutes.
  8. Put the Buffalo sauce into a medium-sized bowl.
  9. Remove chicken from basket and put in the bowl with the sauce. Toss to coat and serve immediately.