Air Fryer Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Servings: 2 people
Cuisine: Fusion
Course: Appetizer
Time: 30 minutes
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Chicken wings coated in a flavourful teriyaki glaze. The sticky, sweet, and savory Air Fryer Teriyaki Chicken Wings are perfect for an appetizer or a meal. Try out this quick and easy recipe.


  • 500 gms chicken wings

For the marinade

  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp roasted sesame seeds for garnish

For the Teriyaki sauce

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce
  • 5-6 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp water


  • To begin, marinate the chicken wings with ginger garlic paste, light soy sauce, lemon juice, and salt. Mix well and leave it to marinate for at least half an hour.
  • In the meantime, prepare the teriyaki sauce. Without turning on the heat, in a pan mix together brown sugar, light soy sauce, finely chopped garlic, minced ginger, vinegar, and sesame oil. Mix well.
  • Switch on the heat and bring to a boil. Add in a slurry of 1 tsp cornflour mixed in 2 tbsp water. Cook until the sauce thickens. Remove and keep aside.
  • Next, add cornflour and all-purpose flour to the marinated chicken. Mix until the pieces are well coated.
  • Before you start cooking, pre-heat the air fryer at 180°C for 5 minutes.
  • Grease the air fryer grill well with oil so that the wings don't stick.
  • Add in the chicken wings and baste them well with oil. Cook at 180°C for 5 minutes.
  • Turn over the wings and baste them again with oil. Cook for another 5 minutes at 180°C.
  • To finish, generously baste them with the Teriyaki sauce you prepared earlier and cook for another two minutes on both sides at 180°C.
  • The Air Fryer Teriyaki Chicken Wings are ready to serve. Garnish with roasted sesame seeds and serve hot with a dip of your choice.



  • If you are using dark soy sauce, dilute with equal parts water.
  • This recipe requires a thick sauce. You can dilute it with water to a consistency of your choice.

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