Air Fryer Chipotle Chicken Wings [Adobo]

YieldPreparation timeCook timeTotal time
2 servings 20 minutes 20 minutes 40 minutes

This recipe will change your opinion about spicy food if you don’t like it. With this recipe, you’ll learn how to make air fryer chipotle chicken wings (hot) that aren’t as spicy as they seem. Discover these wings by reviewing the recipe below.

Ingredients

  • 1 kg or around 8 wings
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 3 minced garlic cloves or garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

For chipotle sauce:

  • 100 g chipotle peppers in adobo sauce or Tabasco Raspberry chipotle sauce instead.
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

For blue cheese dip (optional):

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 ground garlic cloves
  • dash of salt
  • dash of ground black pepper

Serve with blue cheese sauce and celery sticks.

You can use butter instead of vegetable oil.

Equipment

Instructions

1. Rinse very well the chicken wings. If you wish separate drumette, flats (wingettes), and tips.

2. Combine in a large bowl salt, garlic, black pepper and vinegar.

3. Toss the wings in the seasoning mixture, coating them evenly. Spray them with olive oil.

4. Make the chipotle sauce by blending chipotle, ketchup, and water. Pour oil into a saucepan and fry the chipotle sauce until it boils.

5. Transfer seasoned chicken wings to the rack, spray them with oil, and arrange them in a single layer, allowing spaces between them. Adjust the temperature at 400ºF (204ºC) and fry for 10 minutes.

6. Then, carefully remove the fried chicken wings from the air fryer. Next, cover them with chipotle sauce.

7. With tongs, return them to the air fryer and cook for 10 more minutes at 400ºF.

8. In a separate container, combine sour cream, blue cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and black pepper.

9. Serve the air fryer chipotle chicken wings with blue cheese sauce and celery sticks. Enjoy!

Also, you’ll find other variations of these types of recipes, check them out:

How do you make nashville hot chicken wings in the air fryer?

We present you the ingredients for these spicy wings:

  • 1/4 cup chopped dill pickles and juice
  • 1/2 ranch dressing
  • 2 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder or smoked chipotle
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

Check the following steps:

  1. In a bowl, stir pickle juice, hot sauce, melted butter, peppers, brown sugar, chili powder, and salt.
  2. Rinse the wings and dry rub with salt, paprika, and garlic.
  3. Grease a tray or air fryer basket and arrange chicken wings in it.
  4. Next, fry wings to 400ºF (204ºC) for 15 minutes.
  5. Cover the chicken wings with the mixture prepared previously and return them to the air fryer basket. Cook 5 minutes longer.
  6. Serve with ranch dressing and pickles. Finally, enjoy them!

How to cook air fryer hot chicken wings with frank’s hot sauce?

Follow this recipe:

  1. Rinse your chicken wings thoroughly.
  2. First, season chicken wings as usual. Rub salt, vinegar, black pepper, and garlic over chicken wings and spread well.
  3. Apart, mix Franks’ RedHot sauce with butter.
  4. After that, place the chicken wings in the basket or over the trays of the air fryer. Then cook for 10 minutes at 400ºF (204ºC) and flip them over to cook both sides.
  5. Take out chicken wings and spread Frank’s sauce over them, then fry for 10 minutes more in the air fryer.
  6. Serve your spicy chicken wings and enjoy!

How to prepare honey chipotle wings in the air fryer?

In step 4 of the recipe above (spicy chipotle chicken wings), you would add 1/4 cup of honey. Then, follow up the entire recipe. As you can see, it’s a very simple recipe for air fryer chipotle chicken wings, and you can adjust the amount of honey according to your taste.

More spicy recipes and tips

Can you put sauce on wings in the air fryer?

Yes, you can. A sauce can be added to chicken wings at the beginning or in the middle of the cooking process. With this appliance, you can easily season them.

Air fryer spicy chipotle chicken wings

Follow the next directions:

  1. Rinse your chicken wings thoroughly.
  2. First, season chicken wings as always you do it. Blend salt, vinegar, black pepper, and garlic, then apply it to chicken wings and spread very well.
  3. Place them next in the basket or over the trays of the air fryer. Set the temperature at 400ºF (204ºC) and cook for 10 minutes, flip them over to fry both sides.
  4. Take out the chicken wings and spread chipotle sauce over them and cook in the air fryer for another 10 minutes.
  5. Serve your air fryer chipotle chicken wings and enjoy!

Air fryer spicy korean chicken wings

Ingredients for chicken wings:

  • 1 kg or around 8 wings
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or cooking spray
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 minced garlic cloves or garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced black pepper

Ingredients for spicy Korean sauce:

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoon ketchup
  • 3 tablespoon gochujang
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions to prepare spicy Korean sauce:

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and stir well to ensure everything is well incorporated. Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil, and let it simmer to thicken for another 4 minutes. Cool down the sauce.

Directions to cook chicken wings:

  1. Rinse the chicken wings.
  2. Put them in a bowl, season with salt, pepper, and garlic.
  3. Spray the air fryer basket with olive oil and arrange the chicken wings in a single layer, leaving space between them.
  4. Cook at 400ºF (204ºC) for 10 minutes, flip wings over and fry 10 minutes more.
  5. For crispier wings, check them until the golden brown color appears.
  6. Serve and immediately cover them with the spicy Korean sauce and enjoy!

Alternatively, if you don’t feel like cooking chicken wings from scratch and want to buy them from the store, here are some options of frozen chicken wings:

  • Foster Farms, take out crispy wings, sweet chipotle BBQ.

other styles:

  • Tyson Any’tizers, bone-in buffalo chicken hot wings, frozen.
  • Tyson Any’tizers, tequila lime bone-in chicken wings, frozen.
  • Trader Joe’s, hot & spicy chicken wings.

Cooking chart for chipotle chicken 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 minutes
Cook’s essentials, qvc16 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 chipotle chicken wings.

Air Fryer Chipotle Chicken Wings

Air fryer hot chicken wings are a perfect appetizer and easy to make.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fried, air fryer, chicken wings
Servings: 2
Calories: 396kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients

  • 1 kg chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon minced black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

For chipotle sauce

  • 100 g chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil or cooking spray

For blue cheese dip (optional)

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mayonaisse
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 ground garlic cloves
  • dash salt
  • dash ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Rinse very well the chicken wings. If you wish separate drumette, flats (wingettes), and tips.
  • Combine in a large bowl salt, garlic, black pepper and vinegar.
  • Toss the wings in the seasoning mixture, coating them evenly. Spray them with olive oil.
  • Make the chipotle sauce by blending chipotle, ketchup, and water. Pour oil into a saucepan and fry the chipotle sauce until it boils.
  • Transfer seasoned chicken wings to the rack, spray them with oil, and arrange them in a single layer, allowing spaces between them. Adjust the temperature at 400ºF (204ºC) and fry for 10 minutes.
  • Then, carefully remove the fried chicken wings from the air fryer. Next, cover them with chipotle sauce.
  • With tongs, return them to the air fryer and cook for 10 more minutes at 400ºF.
  • In a separate container, combine sour cream, blue cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and black pepper.
  • Serve the chicken wings with blue cheese sauce and celery sticks. 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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