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Apricot Chicken Wings, fresh from the airfryer

Air-fried Apricot Chicken Wings

  • Author: Lisa N at The Savourista
  • Prep Time: 4
  • Cook Time: 16
  • Total Time: 20
  • Yield: 2 portions 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Air-frying
  • Cuisine: Soul Food


Extra sticky and sweet, these Apricot Chicken Wings explode with a moreish taste. Done in 20 minutes in the air fryer, these are a favourite for children and adults alike. 


Units Scale
  • 1 kg – Chicken Wings
  • 1 cupApricot Conserve
  • 1 teaspoonSmoked Paprika
  • 1 teaspoonGarlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoonChilli Flakes
  • 2 tablespoonBrown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoonDijon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoonSoy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoonsWorcester Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon – Ground Ginger
  • A pinch to taste – Sea Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoonBlack Pepper (freshly cracked)


  1. After washing your chicken wings, place them in a bowl and sprinkle salt and pepper. 
  2. In a separate bowl, add apricot conserve, minced garlic, garlic powder, chilli flakes, brown sugar, dijon mustard, soy sauce, Worcester sauce, and ground ginger. Mix until smooth.
  3. Pour ¾ of the apricot mixture in the chicken wings. Toss until the wings are well coated in the sauce.  
  4. Place chicken wings in the air frying basket. Be sure to space them evenly. 
  5. Air fry at 195°C for 8 minutes per side or a total of 16 minutes or until chicken wings are crisp and golden brown on the outside.


  1. Allow the chicken to reach an internal temperature of 75 °C before serving.
  2. In case you increase the amount of wings, please be aware that the cook time will depend on the size of your chicken wings.
  3. Make sure the chicken wings are not touching to allow maximum air circulation inside the fryer.
  4. Cover the bottom of the frying basket with ovenproof baking paper for easier clean up.
  5. Spray the basket with cooking spray before adding the wings.
  6. Serve your chicken wings immediately or use a cooling rack so the does not end up soggy.

Keywords: Apricot Chicken Wings, Air-fryer Wings, Sticky Wings