Appetizers & Snacks, Kid-Friendly

Taco Chicken Wings

  • Prep 5 mins
  • Total 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

These delicious wings are perfect for any get together.


  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy

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  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 pounds frozen chicken wings
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons taco seasoning, divided
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1⁄2 to 1 teaspoon chili powder (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter


  • Large Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Step 1

    Add 1/2 cup water to the pot of the Ninja ® Foodi XL Pressure Cooker Steam Fryer with SmartLid.

  • Step 2

    Place the chicken wings, 2 ½ tablespoons taco seasoning, baking powder, and chili powder in a large resealable plastic bag. Massage the outside to work the spices over all parts of the chicken.

  • Step 3

    Place the wings in the Cook & Crisp basket and place the basket in the pot.

  • Step 4

    Close lid and move slider to STEAMCRISP.

  • Step 5

    Select STEAM & CRISP, set temperature to 450°F, and set time to 20 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin cooking (PrE will display for approx. 10 minutes as the unit steams, then the timer will start counting down).

  • Step 6

    While the wings cook, prepare the sauce. Place a Ninja Foodi Neverstick 10-inch Frying Pan over medium-low heat. Add the butter and melt. Whisk in the remaining taco seasoning until combined, then remove sauce from heat.

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, carefully remove the basket from the pot. Transfer wings to a large bowl and toss with the prepared taco sauce until evenly covered.

  • Step 8

    Transfer wings to a platter, top as desired, and serve immediately.