Appetizers & Snacks, Kid-Friendly, Lunch

Air Fried Chicken Wings

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

These Chicken Wings are a delicious and quick appetizer for your next game night, and they only require 4 ingredients. These wings are perfectly crispy and they have that smoky woodfire flavor from the Ninja Woodfire™ Outdoor Grill.

TIP: If using larger sized wings, more cook time may be necessary. Use the arrows on the right to add more time as needed.

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  • 4 pounds fresh chicken wings
  • Cajun seasoning, as desired
  • kosher salt, as desired
  • ground black pepper, as desired


  • Large Bowl
  • Silicone-Tipped Tongs
  • Step 1

    To install the grill grate, position it flat on top of the heating element and gently press down until it sits into place. Place Air Crisp Basket on grill grate, then close the hood.

  • Step 2

    While holding the smoke box lid open, use the pellet scoop to pour pellets into the smoke box until filled to the top. Then close the smoke box lid.

  • Step 3

    Turn dial to AIR CRISP. Press WOODFIRE FLAVOR. Set temperature to 390°F, and set time to 30 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin preheating (preheating will take approx. 8–10 minutes).

  • Step 4

    In a large bowl, toss chicken wings with Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper until evenly coated.

  • Step 5

    When unit beeps to signify it has preheated and ADD FOOD is displayed, open hood and place wings in basket. Close hood to begin cooking. Several times during cooking, open hood and use silicone-tipped tongs to flip the wings.

  • Step 6

    When cooking is complete, open hood, remove wings from basket, and serve.