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If you are a fan of crispy wings then this Air Fryer Chicken Wings Recipe is for you. Toss your wings in your favorite wing sauce or your favorite dry rub for the best chicken wings you’ll ever try.

This easy keto chicken wings recipe is ready in 30 minutes or less in cooking time. And most importantly you can use frozen wings to make this delicious keto recipe.

keto chicken wings made in the air fryer on vintage looking baking sheet

Chicken wings are one of my favorite fried foods, and air-fried wings are the best. These Keto Air Fryer Chicken Wings are a healthier version of my favorite fried chicken recipe.

Wings that are breaded and deep-fried are full of fat and calories.
I like to generously season them in my favorite seasonings like garlic salt, seasoning salt, and black pepper, then I just toss them into your favorite air fryer.

Buffalo chicken wings are 1 of my favorite foods, and cooking them with hot air makes them healthier. This is because when you use the air fryer instead of deep-frying there is no unhealthy oil involved.

These wings can be made in a large batch for game day entertaining. I typically use party wings, but you can also use whole wings. You can even cook a whole chicken in the air fryer.

How long do you put chicken wings in the air fryer?

I usually do 25-26 minutes at 370 degrees f. And I get crispy chicken wings every time. Just toss them in your favorite sauce and they are ready to enjoy

angeled side view of air fryer chicken wings keto on an old baking sheet

Do chicken wings have to be thawed for air fryer?

No, they do not, but you won’t be able to season them at all. Seasoning won’t matter much if you plan on using a simple spice rub or sauce.
The cooking process is super simple and with simple ingredients, these wings are a great way to cut out some oil in your life.

I am currently doing keto and my air fryer comes in handy anytime I have to cook 2 separate meals.

And you don’t even miss the breading! There are tons of keto air fryer chicken recipes, but this is one of the easiest and the best!

How To Air Fry Chicken Wings

Eating healthier, I am always trying to eliminate some of the higher carb things in my life. Breeding is definitely 1 of those things I like to eliminate.

But luckily with these keto air fryer chicken wings, you can toss the breading! You can still have amazing chicken wings with no breading and the skin is amazingly crispy.

And you get a juicy chicken wing full of flavor without all the carbs that come with fried chicken usually. And unless you want them extra crispy they are done in 20-30 minutes!

You will want to cook your wings in a single layer in your air fryer so that they all get done at the same time.

top view of chicken wings made in the air fryer

Keto Air Fryer Chicken Wings

What makes these keto air fryer chicken wings perfect for someone on the ketogenic? These wings are carb-free, high in protein, and naturally higher in fat than other parts of the chicken.

And you can serve them up with some buffalo sauce, blue cheese or ranch, or even lemon pepper and still be where you need to be as far as your carb counts.

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Keto Air Fryer Chicken Wings

When you’re on a keto diet, you typically avoid wheat, starch, sugars, and sugary fruit, but some berries are ok – which means deep-frying, breaded chicken wings are a big no-no.

But Keto air-fried wings without breading are a great option for the keto diet. But why should you cook them in the air fryer? Fat is perfectly fine on the keto diet, isn’t it?

It is, but why take the extra time and make a big mess frying these wings in oil when you can make them in your air fryer?

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What Flavors Can I Make My Keto Air Fryer Chicken Wings?

Depending on your diet you can do quite a few flavors, some of my go-to flavors are:

  • buffalo wings
  • lemon pepper
  • bbq sauce (sugar free of course) 

Cooking these keto air fryer chicken wings in the air fryer takes less time than frying them in oil, and you don’t have to discard the oil and clean a greasy pan when you’re finished. I don’t know about you, but I like the avoid doing extra dishes any chance I get!

Not only are these keto air fryer chicken wings awesome for someone on the keto diet, but they’re great for anyone watching their carbs and calories. Without the breading, this tasty meal is very low in carbohydrates.

Air frying them also makes them a more heart-healthy recipe.

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Air Fried Chicken Wings

I know I’ve spent a lot of time talking about how these keto air fryer chicken wings are awesome for someone who’s watching what they eat, but I also have to tell you how amazing they taste!

Once you make these yummy wings, you probably won’t even want to go back to making wings the traditional way.

The air fryer makes the skin perfectly crunchy – just like they were fried in oil – while also keeping the meat inside perfectly tender and juicy. I have the smaller power fryer XL so it is also perfect for single meals. 

Air Fryer Chicken Wings

All you really have to do is season them and place the chicken wings in your air fryer basket. You don’t have to season the way I did, or you can and then serve with your favorite hot sauce.

Another favorite of mine is these Lemon Pepper Wings. The flavor combinations for air fryer chicken wings are limitless.

And for a great side with these wings, you can try out these Garlic and Parmesan Zucchini Crisps, they are amazing!

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Keto Air Fryer Chicken Wings
Yield: 24 wing sections

Keto Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 26 minutes
Total Time: 31 minutes

Air fryer chicken wings are delicious. Not only are these air fryer wings keto, but they are delicious enough for the entire family to enjoy with no complaints! You can easily make this amazing Air Fryer Chicken wings keto recipe your own by experimenting with other flavors and sauces for your air fryer wings.

Ingredients

  • 2 lb(s), Wings
  • 3 tsp Seasoned Salt
  • 1 tsp, Black pepper
  • 2 tsp, Baking powder
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • Olive Oil (in a sprayer)

Instructions

  1. Rinse wings in cold water, pat dry, and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl that as a lid add garlic powder, seasoning salt, and pepper, and baking powder and mix together well.
  3. Add the wings to the mixture, place on the lid, and toss till coated thoroughly.
  4. On your air fryer, preheat about 5 minutes to 370.
  5. Spray the basket or rack with olive oil to prevent sticking.
  6. Place the chicken wings in the basket or on the rack in a single layer.
  7. Cook the wings for about 25 minutes flipping halfway through.
  8. Once you remove allow the wings to sit for at least 5 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 347Total Fat 25gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gCholesterol 125mgSodium 583mgCarbohydrates 3gNet Carbohydrates 3gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 30g

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