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Air Fryer Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe

This air fryer honey garlic chicken recipe is a simple way to enjoy chicken wings with rice and vegetables. It’s a wholesome meal in 37 minutes.
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: air fryer honey garlic chicken, air fryer honey garlic chicken recipe, how to make honey garlic chicken in an air fryer
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 507kcal
Author: Luna Regina


  • 19 oz chicken wings wing tips removed, wingette and drumette separated
  • 2 tbsp garlic about 5 cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 3/4 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp Sriracha
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 6 oz green beans washed and with ends trimmed
  • 4 oz carrots sliced into fingers the size of green beans
  • 1/2 tbsp white sesame toasted
  • 2 tbsp scallion chopped
  • 3 cups cooked medium-grain rice


  • In a bowl, toss 19 oz chicken wings with 2 tbsp minced garlic and 1 tsp paprika. Set aside.
    step 1: Season the chicken wings.
  • In another bowl mix together 2 3/4 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp water, 1 tbsp honey, 2 tsp Sriracha, 1 tsp cornstarch, 1/2 tsp pepper, and 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes. Set aside.
    step 2: Mix the sauce ingredients together.
  • Line the air fryer’s basket with foil and fix the corners to make sure no liquid can escape. Add the wings and air-fry at 400°F for 20 minutes.
    step 3: Line the frying chamber with foil and cook the wings.
  • Flip the wings and pour the sauce over. Cook for another 5 minutes. Flip again, stir gently, and cook for another 3 minutes.
    step 4: Pour the sauce over. Flip and cook.
  • Meanwhile, place 6 oz green beans and 4 oz carrots in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on medium for 4 minutes, then shock in cold water.
    step 5: Cook the veg in the microwave and shock in cold water.
  • When the chicken’s done, carefully lift the foil up and place all into a bowl. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp scallion and 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds, then serve with 3 cups cooked rice and cooked vegetables.
    step 6: Serve.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 572mg | Potassium: 520mg | Fiber: 151g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5393IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 4mg