Air-Fried Flaming Hot Buffalo Wings


Air-Fried Flaming Hot Buffalo Wings

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    Cheetos Flamin’ Hot flavored cheese snacks and Hy-Vee Big Bad Buffalo wing sauce make a quick, spicy coating on these chicken wings. To cool down, serve with a sour cream dip.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 6
    1 ½ lbs. Hy-Vee True wingettes
    ½ c. Hy-Vee Hickory House Big Bad Buffalo tangy Buffalo wing sauce
    1 c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour, divided
    1 c. crushed Cheetos Flamin’ Hot flavored cheese snacks
    2 Hy-Vee large eggs
    Hy-Vee vegetable party sour cream dip, for serving
    Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk, optional

    Things To Grab

    • Resealable plastic bag
    • Baking sheet
    • Parchment paper
    • 3 medium shallow bowls
    • Air fryer
    • Hy-Vee vegetable oil cooking spray


    1. Place chicken wing pieces in a resealable plastic bag. Pour wing sauce over chicken; seal bag. Turn bag to evenly coat chicken with wing sauce. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes or up to 12 hours.

    2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. Place ½ cup flour in a medium shallow bowl. Stir together remaining ½ cup flour and crushed cheese snacks in another medium shallow bowl. Whisk together eggs in a third bowl.

    3. Drain chicken; discard wing sauce in bag. Dip wing pieces, one at a time, into flour; shake off excess. Then dip into eggs; coat with snack mixture. Place on prepared baking sheet; refrigerate for 30 minutes to 2 hours.

    4. Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees according to manufacturer’s directions. Spray air fryer basket with cooking spray. Working in batches, spray coated wing pieces with cooking spray; place in a single layer in basket. Air-fry for 10 to 12 minutes* or until chicken reaches 165 degrees, turning and spraying with additional cooking spray halfway through.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      Cooking times, temperatures and quantities may vary depending on the style of air fryer.
      Hy-Vee Seasons Magazine
    5. To serve, if necessary stir enough milk into dip for desired consistency; serve with wings. 

    Nutrition facts


    330 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 16g
    • Cholesterol: 135mg
    • Sodium: 890mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 26g
    • Protein: 18g

    Daily Values

    Iron 10%
    Calcium 2%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 4%

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    Hy-Vee Seasons