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air fryer chicken wings with dry rub seasoning

Dry Rub Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Air fryer chicken wings in a delicious dry rub giving you full flavor with crispy chicken. Spices and herbs this dry rub seasoning will make your chicken wings taste like never before and without any guilt at all!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 1 full recipe
Calories 26.5 kcal


  • 1.5 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon italian herb seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder


  • Preheat air fryer to 400°F. If baking preheat oven to the same temperature, baking instructions in notes below
  • Combine all of the dry rub seasoning above then toss chicken wings and coat evenly.
  • Place in preheated air fryer for 24 minutes flipping at the 12 minute mark. Remove and serve
  • The dry rub recipe will cover 15-20 chicken wings. You can add a little baking powder for extra crispiness about 1/2 tsp for that amount of wings.


How to make baked wings:

Baking is a different process in order to get the skin super crispy. You want to really pat dry your wings in this scenario. Not to mention what you bake on is a factor as well.
A pan with a rack is your best option. That way the baked chicken wings are suspended so that the fat drips down and the heat can crisp up each side of the chicken.
Comparatively, in a sheet pan the tops will crisp. But the bottom will remain in the chicken fat taking away the crispiness from the opposite side. To add, when tossed into the sauce the juices will come with it making the skin softer.
About 400 degrees F for 15-20 minutes. They aren’t thick like legs or thighs so as the inside will be done in a short amount of time. And the high temperature gets the skin nice and crispy in the process.


Nutrition Facts
Dry Rub Air Fryer Chicken Wings
Amount Per Serving (1 full dry rub recipe)
Calories 26.5 Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.3g0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g1%
Sodium 3560.4mg155%
Carbohydrates 5.9g2%
Fiber 1.6g7%
Sugar 0.4g0%
Protein 1.1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Air Fryer Chicken Wings Dry Rub
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