Salt and pepper chicken wings cooked in an Air Fryer

Salt and Pepper Wings

Main Course, Starter

Salt and Pepper Wings

Salt and Pepper Wings


  • 470 g Chicken wings
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 110 g cornflour
  • 35 g plain flour
  • 35 g custard powder
  • 1 tbsp Chinese Five spice
  • 1 tbsp Garlic granules
  • 1 tbsp Black pepper
  • 2 onions
  • 2 green chilli
  • 1 red chilli
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp MSG
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Wash the chicken with water, and cut the wings into drums and flats. Then line a chopping board with kitchen roll and pat the wings dry and place into a bowl.
  2. Crack the eggs into a bowl, whisk them together well and pour about 1/2 of the mixture onto the wings. Ensure all the wings are covered in the egg mixture.
  3. To make the batter by mixing together cornflour, plain flour, custard powder, Chinese five spice, garlic granules and black pepper.
  4. Take a wing, cover it in batter, then in egg and back into the batter. Repeat this for how ever many wings you have.
  5. Select Air Fry on your air fryer and set the temperature to 205°C and time to 16 minutes. Turn the wings at half way when prompted.
  6. Meanwhile, slice the onion and chillies.
  7. Heat the sesame oil in a pan and add the chopped garlic, frying for about 2 minutes.
  8. Add the onion and chilies and season with MSG, then fry all together for a further 2-3 minutes.
  9. When the wings are cooked, mix together with the onion/chilli and serve.


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Recipe by: @theefoodvibe

Main Course, Starter

Air Fryer, Chicken