Air Fryer Wings With Sweet Thai Chili Furikake & H-Town AP Rub
Is it "umami" or "Ooohhh-Mami?" However you pronounce the word, these air fryer chicken wings are so saucy good, they'll compel you to holler! This recipe is great for your big game day party or a regular night with the fam!
This simple, yet delicious recipe is made with our H-Town AP Rub as the basecoat of flavor, then after being fried to a juicy crisp, the chicken wings are tossed in a sweet Thai chili and Japanese furikake mixture with a finisher of cilantro and lime zest!
It's a melting pot of melt-in-your-mouth flavors!
H-Town AP Rub
Chicken Wings (Party Wings) - This recipe calls for 12 wings.
Sweet Thai Chili Sauce
Japanese Furikake Seasoning
Cilantro (leaves chopped with no stems)
Instant Read Thermometer (Thermoworks is our favorite brand and has many options)
Cookie Sheet with Wire Rack
Plate or Serving Dish
Aluminum foil large cut to the size to fill the bottom of the air fryer basket
Food Safe Nitrile Gloves
1. Remove the basket from the air fryer and place the aluminum foil in the bottom. This will help with cleanup later. Pre-heat air fryer to 400 degrees F for 10 minutes. This will jumpstart the chicken cooking process for crispier skin.
2. Put on your gloves then remove the chicken from the package, pat dry with a paper towel and place into a mixing bowl.
PRO TIP: Drying the chicken skin will help it soak in and retain more flavor also it will help the skin crisp up.
3. Sprinkle in a few tablespoons of our H-Town AP Rub and cornstarch respectively with enough to coat the wings. Mix to coat then remove the wings on to the wire rack set on top of the cookie sheet. Wash your mixing bowl and set aside for later.
4. Let the wings rest for 5-10 minutes. This process allows the seasoning and cornstarch to "sweat in" and stick to the wings.
5. After the air fryer is preheated, add in wings in a single layer for each batch.
6. Fry wings at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes.
7. At the 10 minute mark, flip the wings over and fry for an additional 10-15 minutes at 400 degrees F.
8. Check for doneness with your instant read thermometer. The internal temperature of these wings should be 190-200 degrees F. If they aren't within that temperature range, let them cook a couple of minutes longer.
PRO TIP: Chicken is done and safe to eat at 165 degrees F, but for crispy, fall-off-the-bone chicken wings (and drumsticks), we recommend taking them up to 190+ degrees F. Leave the 165 range for chicken breasts.
9. When up to the proper temperature, place the wings in the mixing bowl, add some H-Town AP rub to taste, 1/4 cup of Thai chili sauce, squeeze half the lime juice into the bowl and add some of the Furikake seasoning to taste.
10. Carefully toss in the mixing bowl and pour onto a serving dish.
11. Sprinkle with cilantro and zest the other half of the lime over the chicken and enjoy while hot.
12. Optionally, serve with a side of fresh, washed carrots, celery, broccoli and cauliflower.
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