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Air Fryer Korean Fried Chicken

The greatest fried chicken in the world, hot and fresh at home via the power of air frying
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: korean
Keyword: chicken wings, fried chicken
Servings: 2
Calories: 723kcal


  • air fryer


  • 1 lb chicken wings
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp corn starch

For the sauce

  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp gochujang see note
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 0.5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 0.5 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 0.5 tbsp ginger grated
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed


  • Coat the chicken with the oil, then season with salt and pepper. Toss with corn starch.
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  • Spray the air fryer basket with oil or use a paper towel to wipe a thin coat of oil onto it. Arrange the chicken in a single layer and air fry the chicken at 400ºF for 15 minutes.
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  • While the chicken is air frying, combine the sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat until it comes to a brief boil. Remove from heat and set aside.
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  • When the 15 minutes is up, flip the chicken and air fry another 5 minutes, then transfer the chicken onto a plate or rack to cool for 5 minutes.
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  • After the chicken has cooled, spray the chicken with a very light coating of oil (optional), place the chicken back in the air fryer and fry another 5 minutes at 400ºF.
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  • Toss in the sauce, making sure to get every nook and cranny. Enjoy immediately with wedges of lime and slices of green onion.
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Gochujang is available at all supermarkets in the Asian aisle or online via Amazon.


Calories: 723kcal | Carbohydrates: 35.2g | Protein: 46.9g | Fat: 43.4g | Saturated Fat: 10.7g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 676mg | Potassium: 392mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 19.4g