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air fryer buffalo bbq chicken wings on a plate with ranch dressing and celery

Air Fryer Buffalo BBQ Chicken Wings- From Frozen

These Air Fryer Buffalo BBQ Chicken Wings are perfectly crispy, juicy, and drenched in a delicious spicy buffalo bbq sauce. Made from frozen wings, they are so easy to make and a must-have for your next game day, get-together, or party celebration!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 10 wings
Calories 118 kcal


  • 10 chicken wingettes and/or drumettes
  • 1 tsp oil canola, vegetable, or olive
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp Frank's RedHot (for mild heat)
  • 1 cup bbq sauce



  • Preheat air fryer at 360 degrees.
  • Lightly brush oil throughout the air fryer basket. Arrange wings evenly in the bottom of the basket. Do not over-crowd to ensure even cooking. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Open air fryer and shake basket to separate any wings that are touching. Return basket and increase temperature to 400 degrees. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until desired crispiness and internal temperature of wings is at least 165 degrees.
  • Remove wings from basket and toss in buffalo bbq sauce to coat. Enjoy!


  • In a medium sauce pan over medium heat, combine butter, hot sauce, and bbq sauce and cook until butter has melted and is warmed through.


Buffalo BBQ Sauce:
  • For Mild Heat- use 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • For Medium Heat- use 2 tbsp hot sauce
  • For Spicy Heat- use 3+ tbsp hot sauce
Be sure the internal temperature of the wings is at least 165 degrees to ensure it is cooked through.
* Nutritional values and cook times may vary due to air fryer temperatures and product brand selection.


Serving: 10gCalories: 118kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 4gFat: 5gSodium: 396mgSugar: 13g
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