Lemon Honey Air Fryer Wings

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We got an air fryer over the summer, and long story short: life changing lol. I’ll admit that we definitely got caught up in the trend of air frying errthang! Of course, this included a few wing recipes. This inspired me to create another AIP-friendly wing recipe (you might also enjoy my Georgian Peach BBQ wings here).

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Serves: 2 lbs
  • 2 lbs chicken wings

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon, the juice of
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 lemon, the zest of (using same lemon from the marinade)
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon arrowroot
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • Salt to taste
  1. Clean and zest your lemon. Set zest aside.
  2. Place chicken wings in a bag with marinade ingredients. Massage to coat the chicken with the seasoning. Let the chicken marinate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Once ready to cook, place your wings in the air fryer on its wings setting and cook until they reach a doneness temperature of 165°F (about 10-12 minutes on each side, flipping in between).
  4. While the wings are cooking, prepare the wing glaze and arrowroot slurry.
  5. In a small bowl, mix the arrowroot and water until well-combined and set aside.
  6. In a small pot, add all remaining glaze ingredients minus the salt. Cook for 5 minutes on medium high heat.
  7. Lower heat to cool a bit, add slurry and stir to thicken slightly. Sauce should coat the back of the spoon.
  8. Place wings in a large bowl, pour over glaze and toss until well-coated.
  9. Finish with salt to season as desired and enjoy!


About Kris King

Kris is a wife and mommy to an amazing toddler boy. By day, she is a high school business teacher; by night, a creative who loves to cook! In 2016, she began chronicling her journey of switching to a paleo diet for fun on Instagram. However, a few years after that, she was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition called myasthenia gravis. Having recently had her first child, life wasn’t slowing down and neither was she. She gained a new sense of hope when she discover the AIP. That, coupled with her determination to bounce back with renewed strength, she officially made the switch to paleo lifestyle, developing recipes to include many that are AIP-friendly. Since then, she’s managed to decrease inflammation significantly, and has discovered the body’s miraculous ability to heal. Kris is the author of Meals You Deserve, an AIP ebook collection of flavorful and fun recipes. Find more on Kris here: Fashioned2Inspire, Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube.


  • Meredith says

    The number of servings shown above is “2 lbs”, is this an abbreviation for “2 large beautiful servings”…ha! This sounds delicious.

  • Nadia brandt says

    I really like this recipe but the sauce never thickness up at all

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