Dry-Rub Air-Fried Chicken Wings


Yummy dry-rub chicken wings made with a Memphis-style dry rub.

high angle looking at a bunch of crispy air fried chicken wings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 wings


  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika

  • ½ tablespoon kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning

  • ½ teaspoon mustard powder

  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 8 chicken wings, or more as needed


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Whisk together brown sugar, paprika, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, poultry seasoning, mustard powder, and pepper in a large bowl. Toss in chicken wings and rub seasonings into chicken with your hands until fully coated.

  3. Arrange wings in the air fryer basket, standing them up on their ends and leaning against each other and the wall of the basket.

  4. Cook in the preheated air fryer until wings are tender inside and golden brown and crisp on the outside, about 35 minutes. Transfer wings to a plate and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

318 Calories
19g Fat
11g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 318
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 1520mg 66%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 295mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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