Juicy, tender Foster farms chicken wings made right in the air fryer for the best crispy results. These chicken wings are cooked from frozen with no need to thaw in the comfort of your home.
You’ll love these take out wings for the convenience it brings when you need a quick and easy appetizer for a family game night or when you have friends over for the big game.
This recipe post contains helpful tips, tricks and answers to FAQs. Please read through to ensure you get the recipe right when you try it.
Fully cooked frozen chicken wings in air fryer
Whether you are cooking frozen wings from scratch or cooking these foster farms chicken wings, the air fryer is your best bet to get juicy, tender and crispy wings.
When air fried, these are perfect for a chicken wings and rice recipe or a kid friendly chicken wings and fries dinner.
Fully cooked frozen chicken wings come in handy for those days when you are short on time and want something quick, easy and hassle free.
Whether it's a weekend treat or a fun dinner idea for the family, Foster Farms chicken wings are a crowd-pleasing choice that brings smiles and satisfaction to all members of the household.
Why you’ll love this recipe
Quick and easy: the air fryer offers a quick and easy option for frozen chicken. With busy lifestyles, people appreciate the convenience of cooking these wings in a fraction of the time it takes to prepare traditional oven-baked versions.
Convenient: Whether you're planning a last-minute gathering or a simple weeknight dinner, having Foster Farms chicken wings readily accessible makes it easy to satisfy cravings and provide a satisfying meal without extensive preparation or planning.
Versatile: These wings provide a blank canvas for creativity, allowing you to experiment with a wide range of flavors and sauces. Whether you're into classic buffalo sauce, tangy teriyaki, or zesty barbecue, these wings can be customized to suit a variety of taste preferences, making them a hit at parties, game nights, and gatherings.
Family friendly: Loved by both kids and adults alike, these wings offer a delightful option that appeals to different palates.
What you’ll need
- Foster farms frozen chicken wings: Choose from their variety of flavors like bbq chicken, hot wings or chipotle bbq wings.
- Frozen fries or tater tots
- Carrots and Celery
How long to cook frozen foster farms chicken wings in air fryer?
Generally, fully cooked frozen chicken wings can be air fried for about 12-15 minutes at 400°F (200°C) no preheat needed. Remember to shake the basket halfway through for even cooking.
Cooking times might vary, so it's a good idea to check the wings' internal temperature (165°F or 74°C) to ensure they are heated through. Feel free to add more time as needed.
How to air fry foster farms chicken wings
Remove the wings from the packaging and transfer to air fryer basket. Be mindful of the sauce packet for the flavors that have them.
Arrange frozen wings in air fryer basket. Set temperature to 400°F (200°C) and air fry for 12 to 15 mins or until warmed through and the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C)
What to serve with wings
- Celery and Carrot Sticks with Blue Cheese or Ranch Dressing
- French Fries or Sweet Potato Fries
- Coleslaw or Potato Salad
- Corn on the Cob or Grilled Vegetables
How to store and Reheat
Generally, fully cooked frozen chicken wings can be reheated in an air fryer for about 12-15 minutes at 360°F (182°C). Remember to preheat the air fryer before adding the wings and shake the basket halfway through for even cooking. Cooking times might vary, so it's a good idea to check the wings' internal temperature (165°F or 74°C) to ensure they are heated through.
- No need to preheat the air fryer. If you do preheat, expect the wings to cook faster than stated in this recipe so keep an eye on it.
- Do not overcrowd the air fryer. This will ensure you get crispy chicken wings every time. You can cook in batches if needed.
- You can brush half of the chipotle bbq sauce that came in the package on the wings 2 mins before the end of cooking time for a sticky wings effect then serve the wings with the other half or mix it with some Mayo to make a spicy mayocue dip.
No you don’t need to defrost. You can cook Foster Farms chicken wings directly from frozen in the air fryer.
Keep in mind that cooking times may be slightly longer than if you were cooking defrosted wings.
Yes, you can cook a batch of up to 2lbs at once in a 5.8 qt air fryer. For smaller air fryers or larger batches of chicken wings, please cook in batches. Overcrowding can lead to uneven cooking and less crispy results.
To ensure even cooking and crispiness, arrange the wings in a single layer with some space between them.
No, you don't need to use oil when cooking fully cooked chicken wings in the air fryer.
The wings will naturally release fat as they cook, which helps them become crispy.
However, if you prefer, you can lightly coat the wings with a small amount of oil or cooking spray to enhance the crispiness and flavor.
You can find Foster Farms chicken wings available for purchase online or at a variety of convenient locations.
Your local grocery stores and supermarkets, such as Walmart, Safeway, Kroger, and Albertsons, often stock Foster Farms products, making it easy to grab a pack of chicken wings during your routine shopping trips.
Additionally, warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam's Club frequently carry Foster Farms chicken wings, offering the advantage of purchasing in larger quantities.
Preheating is not necessary when cooking in the air fryer. You can place the wings directly into the air fryer basket and set the desired cooking time and temperature.
Keep in mind that cooking times may vary if you decide to preheat, so it's a good idea to monitor the wings as they cook to achieve your desired level of crispiness and also to prevent overcooking.
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Foster farms chicken wings (Air fryer)
- 2 lbs chicken wings
- Place the frozen wings in the air fryer basket and set the temperature to 400°F (200°C) then Air fry for 12 to 15 minutes.
- Remember to flip chicken or shake basket halfway through cooking time.