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Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Wings. 5 Reasons to Absolutely Adore This Cooking Method.

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Whip up these crispy and finger-licking good Instant Pot Duo Crisp (or Ninja Foodi) chicken wings. These chicken wings are air fried to a crispy texture.

Hot wings are always a hit for game day snacking, easy weeknight dinner, and more.

air fryer chicken wings

We love these Instant pot chicken wings, they are great for dinner but also make a mean appetizer. You can also make these into Ninja Foodi wings, if you want.

These pressure cooker air fried chicken wings are so easy to make and delicious. The Instant Pot Duo Crisp simplifies cooking with an air fryer function you'll love.

chicken wings with sauce

Why You Will Enjoy These Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Wings...

  • Easy
  • Pressure cooker air fried chicken wings are crispy and delicious
  • Chicken wings seasoned perfectly
  • Quick cook
  • You can change up the seasonings to adjust the flavor


  • chicken wings
  • lemon-pepper seasoning
  • garlic powder
  • Cajun seasoning

How To Make

Full directions for the chicken wings in Instant Pot Duo crisp are in the printable recipe card below.

You'll want to season the chicken wings about 30-60 minutes before you're ready to cook them.

After the seasoning time finishes, air fry the chicken wings until crispy perfection.

What Goes With Chicken Wings

There are so many foods you can pair next to your wings. Or if you are serving these up as an appetizer, then pair with other appetizers.

air fryer chicken wings


If you happen to have some of these pressure cooker chicken wings leftover, you can store them in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Or freeze any leftover hot wings you don't plan to eat. Place in a freezer bag or airtight container. Freeze for 3-4 months.

How to Reheat Chicken Wings| If you want to warm up your wings you can heat them up in the microwave for a quick reheat. Or opt to do the oven for a slower reheat. Just set the temperature to 350 degrees and reheat.

Variations Of Recipes

Here are some Instant Pot Duo Crisp frozen chicken wings variations you might want to try.

  • Change up how you season your chicken wings.
  • You can pressure cook wings and then finish cooking the chicken in the oven.
  • Use a mild sauce if you don't want to make hot wings.
  • You can cook your chicken from frozen. Just keep the cooking time the same.

Helpful Tips

  • When you are using the crisping lid on the chicken, make sure to place your chicken in single layers.
  • You can cook frozen, just toss the chicken in frozen, and then add seasoning. It won't stick as well but overall you won't notice much change.
  • You can use your Ninja Foodi instead of a Duo Crisp if that is what you have on hand.
  • This recipe works for drumettes or wings. If you cook larger pieces of chicken like chicken legs add time to cooking.

Recipe FAQs

If you need help making instant pot duo crisp wings, you can find some tips here below.

Are chicken wings white meat?

Chicken wings are considered white meat just as a chicken breast is considered white meat.

Difference between white meat and dark meat?

White meat is a lighter cut of meat that is a bit drier if it is overcooked. White meat tends to be milder in flavor as well.

Dark meat on the other hand is a bit darker in color and offers a richer flavor that is juicier.

What are chicken wing sections?

There are 3 parts to a chicken wing. A wingette, drumette, and tip or also called a flat. You will find that depending on what you buy will adjust what pieces come with your chicken.

You might want to trim and cut your chicken or you might find they come just what you want.

Let me know how you like these Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Wings!

Yield: 4 Servings

Air Fryer Crispy Chicken Wings

air fryer chicken wings
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 1 pound chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning


    1. Wash and dry the chicken wings and place onto paper towels.
    2. Using a small bowl, mix the lemon pepper seasoning. Garlic powder and cajun seasoning.
    3. Using a ziplock bag, place the chicken wings into the bag and seasoning, shake until coated.
    4. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
    5. Preheat the Ninja foodi to 400 degrees.
    6. Spray the Ninja Foodi air fryer basket with avocado oil spray and place the chicken wings evenly into the basket.
    7. Close the lid and push air crisp for 20 minutes.
    8. If the chicken wings are not crispy, close again and continue for 5-6 minutes or until crispy.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 388Total Fat 28gSaturated Fat 10gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 16gCholesterol 93mgSodium 2606mgCarbohydrates 15gFiber 2gSugar 0gProtein 20g

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