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Air Fryer Publix Chicken Wingettes

bag of chicken wingettes from publix

Air Fryer Publix Chicken Wingettes


Introduction

Publix Chicken Wingettes become the star of any gathering when cooked in an air fryer, offering a crispy exterior and juicy interior. This cooking method provides a healthier alternative to traditional deep-frying, allowing you to enjoy your favorite game day snack with less guilt.


Perfect for parties, family dinners, or a special treat, these wingettes are easy to prepare and irresistibly delicious.



Ingredients List

  • 1 package of Publix Chicken Wingettes



Step by Step Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (204°C) for about 3-5 minutes.

  • Arrange the chicken wingettes in the air fryer basket, ensuring they are not overlapping to allow for even cooking.

  • Cook for 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway through to ensure all sides get crispy and golden.

  • Serve hot, tossed in your favorite wing sauce or with the sauce on the side for dipping.

basket of publix chicken wingettes

Pro Tips and Suggestions

  • For classic Buffalo wings, toss with Buffalo sauce and serve with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing.

  • Experiment with different sauces like BBQ, honey garlic, or teriyaki to find your perfect match.

  • Sprinkle with a dry rub before cooking for added flavor without the sauce.

  • Keep an eye on the wingettes during the last few minutes of cooking to ensure they reach your desired level of crispiness without burning.



Interesting Alterations You May Want to Try

  • Try a Korean-style wing by tossing the cooked wingettes in a gochujang (Korean chili paste) sauce mixed with honey and garlic.

  • For a sweet and spicy twist, glaze the wingettes with a mixture of mango habanero sauce.

  • Serve the wingettes over a bed of coleslaw for a crunchy and refreshing contrast.



Key Takeaways and Calories

  • Air frying Publix Chicken Wingettes offers a delicious, less oily way to enjoy chicken wings, making them a bit healthier without sacrificing taste.

  • This method is straightforward, quick, and suitable for a variety of occasions, from casual snacking to entertaining guests.

  • Each serving of chicken wingettes (about 4-5 wingettes) contains approximately 190 calories, varying with the addition of sauces or seasonings.



Conclusion

Air Fryer Publix Chicken Wingettes provide a perfect blend of convenience, flavor, and healthiness. Whether you're hosting a game day party, looking for a quick snack, or adding a protein-packed side to your meal, these wingettes are sure to impress.


Enjoy the crispy, juicy wings with your favorite sauces and seasonings, and relish in the ease of preparation and cleanup that air frying offers.

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