Teriyaki hot air fryer wings – crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside and oh so saucy!
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I have definitely passed my love of chicken wings to my children. What’s not to love? It’s the perfect finger food and always a hit at any party. Also, wing nights are always a great way to enjoy time with friends.
I do have two requirements for wings. The wings have to have a nice crisp coating and they have to be saucy. When making wings at home, we never fry them. It used to be that they were made in the oven but lately, they are always cooked on the bbq before being sauced. Until the air fryer came along.
The Air Fryer
The air fryer is a favourite around here. It’s one of my most used appliances, after the Instant Pot and my stand mixer. Being able to eat fried-like foods without the oil and guilt? Yes please! You don’t need the fanciest air fryer. Mine is probably the simplest boring one around but it does the job. From fries to veggies, it’s perfect for everything. It also makes the best wings with no additional oil needed.
The secret to a great wing is to coat it with some corn starch before cooking. That’s what gives it the crunch. Just make the wings in the air fryer and toss them in the sauce. It’s really quite easy. Add some sesame seeds and green onions as a garnish and you’ve got yourself a delicious looking and tasting dish.
Oh So Saucy
The marriage of teriyaki sauce and hot sauce is definitely a winner. The sweetness of the teriyaki with the heat from the hot sauce works so well. For the teriyaki hot combination, just use your favourite sauces. The teriyaki one should be a thick one, that when the wings are tossed in it, it wants to hold on. My favourite is the Golden Dragon Thick Teriyaki sauce. It’s been a fave of mine for years. For the hot aspect, Frank’s Red Hot or Tapatio are always great options.
If you want wings, this will definitely satisfy any craving you have. Perfect for a party or to watch the game.
- 12 wings
- 1 TB cornstarch
- 1/2 cup thick teriyaki sauce
- 1/4 cup hot sauce
- In a bowl with a lid, add the wings, salt and pepper and cornstarch.
- Put on the lid and give it a big shake, ensuring that the cornstarch coats all the wings.
- Place in the basket of your air fryer and cook at 400 degrees for 25 minutes.
- Give the basket a shake half way through.
- Add the sauces to a bowl with a lid.
- Throw the wings into the sauce and give it a shake.