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Lemon pepper air fryer chicken wings on a plate.
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5 from 6 votes

Air Fryer Chicken Wings (Lemon Pepper)

These air fryer chicken wings hit all the right spots - juicy insides, crispy skin outsides, and served with a buttery lemon pepper sauce. Perfect for game day, Super Bowl, or any party really!
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air Fryer Chicken WIngs, chicken wings, Lemon Pepper Chicken WIngs
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 283kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan

Ingredients

Air Fryer Chicken Wings

  • 1 pound chicken wings (about 10 wings) wingette and drummette separated
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

Lemon Pepper Dipping Sauce

  • ¼ cup melted butter or ghee
  • ½ tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from half the zested lemon)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning

Instructions

  • Set the air fryer to 390℉ (200℃). Pat the chicken wings dry with a paper towel, and place them in a mixing bowl. Toss the wings with the oil, lemon pepper seasoning, and salt.
    Raw lemon pepper air fryer chicken wings
  • Place the wings in an even layer in the air fryer basket and cook for 18 to 20 minutes, flipping halfway through or shaking and tossing the basket every 5 minutes to ensure even cooking.
    Air fryer basket with lemon pepper chicken wings
  • While the chicken wings are cooking, prepare the lemon pepper sauce. Stir together the warm butter, honey, lemon zest, lemon juice, lemon pepper seasoning, and salt.
    A glass bowl of lemon pepper sauce for air fryer chicken wings
  • Serve the chicken wings along with the dipping sauce. Alternatively, you can toss the chicken wings in a little bit of the sauce before serving.
    Lemon pepper air fryer chicken wings on a plate with lemon slices

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Notes

  • Each serving is about 3 wings.
  • There's a lot of air fryers to choose from. After doing a bit of research I purchased this Ninja Max Air Fryer and have been loving it! 

Nutrition

Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 437mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 457IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg