Pre-Cooked Frozen Chicken Wings in Air Fryer [Fully Cooked]

YieldPreparation timeCook timeTotal time
2 servings 0 minutes 15 minutes 15 minutes

Pre-cooked frozen chicken wings in the air fryer are perfect for hungry people who don’t have time to waste.

If you have a fierce craving for chicken wings, just get your favorite style at the grocery store and reheat quickly to quell your appetite. To get started, follow these tips:

Ingredients

  • 8 frozen pre-cooked frozen chicken wings
  • dipping sauce

Serve with buffalo, BBQ sauce or ranch dipping sauce.

Equipment

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Instructions

1. Remove the pre-cooked frozen chicken wings from the package and place them directly on the rack or in the air fryer basket. There’s no need to thaw them.

2. Spread them out into the basket, but do not overfill it, or they will not cook evenly. If you have a small basket, you may need to do this in batches.

3. Then, set the air fryer at 400ºF (204ºC) and cook for 15 minutes, flipping them halfway through cooking. Be careful, using tongs when turning them over. Check to see if they’re turning golden brown. You’ll love juicy wings with crispy skin and tender inside.

4. If they aren’t already coated in sauce, toss them in a bowl and add sauce or dip into your favorite sauce.

5. Serve your air fryer pre-cooked frozen chicken wings and enjoy!!

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How do you cook pre-cooked frozen chicken wings in the air fryer?

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It’s very simple to do. Place the frozen chicken wings directly into the basket. Then, you must set the temperature and the cooking time. You can get more information on a specific model by checking the cooking chart. As soon as they have turned golden and crispy, retire them. Plate and serve with your favorite dressing or enjoy along with french fries.

Here are some frozen chicken wings you can find at the supermarket that are pre-cooked or fully cooked:

  • Tyson, any’tizers hot wings bone-in wings (buffalo style).
  • Perdue, individually frozen chicken wings.
  • Trader Joe’s, organic chicken wing sections.
  • Foster farms, crispy wings take out, classic buffalo.
  • Janes, pub style bbq chicken wings.
  • TGI fridays, frozen appetizers buffalo style chicken wings.
  • TGI fridays, frozen appetizers honey BBQ chicken wings.

How long to air fry pre-cooked frozen chicken wings?

Normally, it takes 10-15 minutes at 400ºF (204ºF), but it depends on the equipment power and the size of the chicken wings.


Cooking chart for frozen raw chicken wings

Because these data are mostly for raw chicken wings, deduct around 5 minutes for air fryer frozen fully-cooked or pre-cooked wings.

ModelCooking timeTemperature
Ninja Foodi20 minutes390ºF (199ºC)
Philips Airfryer XXL (HD9630)35 minutes375ºF (191ºC)
365ºF (185ºC)
Nuwave Bravo XL Grill20-22 minutes375ºF (191ºC)
Instant Pot Duo Crisp
+Air Fryer 6 & 8 Quart
20 minutes400ºF (204ºC)
Gourmia30 minutes450ºF (232ºC)
Gowise USA15-20 minutes370ºF (188ºC)
Pampered Chef30 minutesset air fry
Cook’s essentials16 minutes400ºF (204ºC)
Power XL 2&3 Qt Vortex25 minutes400ºF (204ºC)
Kalorik30 minutes400ºF (204ºC)
Krups10-12 minutes375ºF (191ºC)
Chefman20 minutes400ºF (204ºC)
Cuisinart20 minutes400ºF (204ºC)
Cosori22 minutes360ºF (182ºC)
Emeril Lagasse 36022 minutes400ºF (204ºC)
Breville Smart Oven30 minutes450ºF (232ºC)
Models, times and temps for air fryer chicken wings.

Pre-Cooked Frozen Chicken Wings in Air Fryer [Fully Cooked]

Pre-cooked frozen chicken wings in the air fryer are perfect for hungry people who don't have time to waste. If you have a fierce craving for chicken wings, just get your favorite style at the grocery store and reheat quickly to quell your appetite. To get started, follow these tips:
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fried, air fryer, chicken wings, frozen food
Servings: 2
Calories: 84kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients

  • 8 frozen pre-cooked frozen chicken wings
  • dipping sauce

Instructions

  • Remove the pre-cooked frozen chicken wings from the package and place them directly on the rack or in the air fryer basket. There's no need to thaw them.
  • Spread them out into the basket, but do not overfill it, or they will not cook evenly. If you have a small basket, you may need to do this in batches.
  • Then, set the air fryer at 400ºF (204ºC) and cook for 15 minutes, flipping them halfway through cooking. Be careful, using tongs when turning them over. Check to see if they're turning golden brown. You'll love juicy wings with crispy skin and tender inside.
  • If they aren't already coated in sauce, toss them in a bowl and add sauce or dip into your favorite sauce.
  • Serve your air fryer pre-cooked frozen chicken wings and enjoy!!

Notes

Calories were estimated using an online nutrition calculator. As a rough guide, it is not intended to replace the advice of a professional dietitian. The exact values can vary depending on the exact ingredients used.

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