These Korean air fried chicken wings pack the perfect punch

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Looking for a delicious satisfying meal that you can easily make in your air fryer? These spicy Korean-style chicken wings are the perfect option! Featuring a layered medley of flavors and textures, these Korean chicken wings are the perfect excuse to fire up that air fryer and impress your family and friends. Whether you’re hosting the big game or throwing together a dinner party, you’ll be happy to have this chicken wing recipe in your repertoire! 


  • 3 lbs chicken wings
  • 2 tsps kosher salt
  • 6 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup plus 1/2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)  
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsps fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsps rice wine 
  • 2 tbsps unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper 
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • Scallions, sliced (for garnish) 



  1. Season chicken wings with salt, cover, and chill in the fridge for at least 8 hours and up to 1 day. 
  1. Air fry the wings in batches (about 6 at a time) at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes. 
  1. Bring garlic, ginger, soy sauce, gochujang, brown sugar, lemon, honey, wine, vinegar, and pepper to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened (about 5 minutes). 
  1. Add cooked wings to the pot of thickened sauce and stir to coat evenly. Transfer to a serving plate and garnish with sliced scallions. 

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