Learn how to make air fryer old bay chicken wings with honey sauce. These simple chicken wings are crispy, spicy and tasty. The delicious honey sauce has a spicy flavor, sticky, and sweet. You will love these delicious wings.
These crispy chicken wings are a healthier option for wing night than deep-fried wings.
Air Fryer Old Bay Chicken Wings
This honey old bay wings recipe is straightforward and does not require any special skills or too many ingredients. The ingredients are also easy to find, so you can make this recipe at home without any trouble.
You will get chicken wings cooked to perfection and have a crispy exterior and a flavorful, sticky glaze. The old bay sauce in the glaze gives the wings a sweet and savory flavor that is sure to please.
This recipe is versatile and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. You can serve it as an appetizer with your favorite dipping sauces, or you can serve it as a main course with a side of rice or vegetables.
You can save time by buying the wings pre-cut, or you can cut them yourself if you prefer. If you choose to cut the wings yourself, remove the wing tips and separate the drummettes from the flats. Try these extra crispy chicken wings!
Old bay seasoning
Red pepper flakes
Salt and black pepper to taste
Olive oil or avocado oil cooking spray
Old bay seasoning
Air fryer temperature varies depending on size, make, and model. My delicious cravings recipe time is subject to a preheated air fryer. If you are trying this recipe for the first time, deduct 2 minutes from the cooking time and increase it if needed to allow the food to cook evenly.
How to Make Old Bay Chicken Wings in an Air Fryer
Making the old bay wings
Prep the chicken wings: make sure you bring the chicken wing to room temperature. Pat dry chicken wings with paper towels to remove excess moisture.
Preheat the air fryer for 2-3 minutes at 200C/400F.
In a large bowl, add old bay seasoning, red pepper flakes salt, and ground black pepper. Lightly spray oil and toss wings.
In a single layer, place chicken wings in the air fryer basket. Air fry wings for 10 minutes flipping halfway through. Continue to cook for 8 minutes or until fully cooked and golden brown.
Remove the chicken wings from the air fryer. Then make the honey sauce.
To make the honey sauce
Pour the remaining old bay seasoning into a bowl of honey and mix to combine. Put in the microwave for 15–20 seconds. Stir and pour the sauce over the air-fried chicken wings or use a dipping sauce.
How to store leftover wings
Allow chicken wings to cool completely before storing them in the fridge or freezer.
Fridge: put them in an airtight container and preserve them for up to 5 days.
Freezer: put chicken wings in a freezer-safe container or bag for up to 3 months.
Reheat in the air fryer at a temperature of 180C/350F for 4 minutes or till heated through.
Tips for Air Fryer Chicken Wings
For extra crispy wings, add a tablespoon of baking powder or cornstarch.
If you don't have Old Bay seasoning, you can use a combination of other spices, such as garlic powder, onion powder, celery salt, black pepper, or thyme.
You can also add other ingredients to the Old Bay hot sauce mixture, such as ginger, garlic, or sesame oil.
Serve the air fryer wings with your favorite dipping sauces, such as ranch dressing, blue cheese dressing, or buffalo sauce.
How long should I cook wings in the air fryer?
We recommend cooking at 200C/400F from frozen for 20-30 minutes. Ensure you check the doneness of the chicken using the meat temperature.
What is the best way to air fryer chicken wings?
One of the best ways to make fried chicken is to air fry it. Mix the ingredients and air fry for 25-30 minutes at 200C/400F.
What do you dip in your chicken wings?
You can use any sauce of your choice. Dipping sauces suggestions are buffalo sauce, sweet chili mayo, peri Peri sauce, bbq sauce, garlic herb sauce, or ketchup.
How to Make Air Fryer Old Bay Chicken Wings
- Air fryer
- 1 pound chicken wings
- 1 tablespoon old bay seasoning
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- Avocado oil cooking spray
- ¼ cup runny honey
- 1 teaspoon old bay seasoning
Making the old bay wings
- Prep the chicken wings: make sure you bring the chicken wing to room temperature. Pat dry chicken wings with paper towels to remove excess moisture.Preheat the air fryer for 2-3 minutes at 200C/400F.
- In a large bowl, add old bay seasoning, red pepper flakes salt, and ground black pepper. Lightly spray oil and toss wings.
- In a single layer, place chicken wings in the air fryer basket. Air fry wings for 10 minutes flipping halfway through. Continue to cook for 8 minutes or until fully cooked or golden brown.Remove the chicken wings from the air fryer. Then make the honey sauce.
To make the honey sauce:
- Pour the remaining old bay seasoning into a bowl of honey and mix to combine. Put in the microwave for 15-20 seconds. Stir and pour the sauce over the air-fried chicken wings or use a dipping sauce.
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