Vortex Plus - Crispy Honey BBQ Wings

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recipe by Chop Secrets

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based on 1 ratings

On-the-bone wings cooked to crisp perfection without oils or starches, then coated in a homemade honey BBQ sauce. (Ace Blender recipe included, with a stovetop alternative).

Inspired by: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/vortex-plus-crispy-honey-bbq-wings/

recipe updated Jul 3, 2020


  • Chicken wingettes icon
    Chicken wingettes
  • Ketchup icon
    about ½ cup (144g)
  • White vinegar icon
    White vinegar
    3 tbsp (44ml)
  • Molasses icon
    2 tbsp (41g)
  • Honey icon
    2 tbsp (41g)
  • Liquid smoke icon
    Liquid smoke
    ½ tsp (2ml)
  • Paprika icon
    about ¼ tsp (1g)
  • Garlic powder icon
    Garlic powder
    about ¼ tsp (1g)
  • Cayenne pepper icon
    Cayenne pepper
    1 pinch


  • kCook icon Vortex Air Fryer
  • kCook icon Ace Nova Blender
  • kCook icon Vortex drip pan
  • kCook icon Ace blender jug
  • kCook icon Vortex cooking tray
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Divide chicken wingettes between the Vortex cooking tray
  2. Insert the Vortex drip pan
  3. AIRFRY - 25 min, 190°C
  4. When display reads "Add Food", insert one tray in top-most position, and the other in the bottom-most position
  5. When display reads "Turn Food", turn wings over AND swap the tray positions
  6. Add ketchup, white vinegar, molasses, honey, liquid smoke, paprika, garlic powder and cayenne pepper to the Ace blender jug
  7. Select "Soup 1" - 10:00
  8. Transfer sauce to large mixing bowl
  9. Toss chicken with sauce
  10. Serve hot
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