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Air Fryer Chicken Wings with Chimichurri Sauce

A delicious and easy way to make healthier chicken wings in the air fryer. Served alongside my homemade chimmichurri sauce.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute dinner, chicken recipe, chicken wings, chimmichurri
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Author: Sara Ayesh


  • air fryer


  • 2 lbs of chicken wings
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 3 green onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 tsp salt
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  • First make the chimmichurri by roughly chopping the cilantro, green onion, and garlic.
  • Add cilantro, onion, garlic, cumin, salt, red pepper, and vinegar into the food processor.
  • Pulse until everything is chopped and well combined.
  • Turn on the food processor and stream in the olive oil until a sauce has formed.
  • Set aside and prep the chicken wings.
  • Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Start by preheating the air fryer basket by turning it on 350 degrees for 2 minutes.
  • After the 2 minutes is up, place a few of the chicken wings in the basket. Don't crowd them!
  • Cook at 350 for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, flip the chicken wings over and turn the heat to 425 for the last 5 minutes.
  • Serve with the chimmichurri sauce or your favorite wing sauce.