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Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings
5 from 8 votes

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

Rika
These Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings are incredibly delicious and easy to make. They are perfectly cooked in a pressure cooker, instant pot, or Ninja Foodi.  They’re so easy and quick to make! The wings have the perfect crispiness and golden color on the outside and tender meat inside.
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 535 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2 pounds chicken wings, (wingettes and drumettes) - pat the chicken dry with paper towels.

Dry Seasoning:

  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Optional: a pinch of black pepper

Garlic Butter:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter , (melted)
  • tbsp minced garlic, (use more or less garlic according to your taste)
  • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, (or use more according to your liking)
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • salt/pepper, (to taste if needed)

For Instant Pot and Oven Users only:

  • 2 tbsp oil , (to crisp and bake)

To Serve:

  • freshly grated parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Season the Wings: In a large bowl, place chicken wings and season with salt, garlic powder, and the optional black pepper. Set aside.
  • Pressure Cook Chicken Wings: Pour a cup of water or chicken broth into the instant pot/ninja foodi. Place wings into a trivet or a steamer basket in the pot.
    Close lid and pressure cook at High Pressure for 5 minutes with natural release.
  • To Crisp the Wings in the Oven: Pat the wings really dry with paper towels. Transfer the wings into a large bowl and add 2 tablespoons of oil. Toss to coat. Arrange the wings on the wire rack one above center position inside the broiler.  Cook until crisp, about 4-6 minutes, turning pan once halfway through.
    To Crisp the Wings with Air Crisp - Ninja Foodi: Dry the inner pot. Close crisping lid. Select AIR CRISP, set temperature to 390°F, and set time to 15 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin. Open every 3-5 minutes to check for the crispness of your desire.
  • Garlic Parmesan Butter: In a large bowl, stir together melted butter, garlic, parsley, and parmesan cheese. Adjust seasoning with additional parmesan or salt.
    Add the cooked wings into the bowl, toss to coat.

Before Serving:

  • Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese and serve with or without dressing. Enjoy!

Notes

To Cook in the Oven (Skip These if If You're Going to Use an Instant Pot or Ninja Foodi):

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Place the chicken wings into a large bowl. Use paper towels to pat dry the wings. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Sprinkle the salt, garlic powder plus 2 tbsp oil all over the wings, toss to coat evenly using your hands or tongs.
  • Transfer wings on to a baking sheet, bake for about 45-50 minutes or until fully cooked, golden, and crispy.
  • In a large bowl, stir together melted butter, garlic, parsley, and parmesan cheese. Adjust seasoning with additional parmesan or salt if needed.
     
    Add the cooked wings into the bowl, toss to coat. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese and serve with or without dressing. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 535kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 28gFat: 46gSaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 166mgSodium: 576mgPotassium: 230mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1163IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 168mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings, Ninja Foodi Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings, Oven-Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings, Pressure Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings
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