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Harissa Chicken wings

Harissa Chicken Wings

These Harissa Chicken Wings are hot and spicy, but they're also packed with flavor. The perfect balance of sweet, salty and spicy makes these wings stand out from the rest.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 wings
Calories 47kcal


  • 2 lb chicken wings
  • salt and pepper to taste or use my chicken seasoning blend
  • 1/2 cup harissa
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp butter or oil
  • 2 - 4 tbsp chicken stock if needed
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  • Pat dry and season the wings. Season the wings with salt and pepper You can season them with salt and pepper, or chicken seasoning blend, or season as desired.

Air fryer instructions

  • Preheat the air fryer to 400F and bake for 10 minutes. Flip to the other side and cook for another 8 to 10 minutes or until crispy and golden brown.

Baking instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a sheet pan with foil and place an oven-safe rack on top of the foil. Coat the rack with cooking spray. Arrange the chicken wings in a single layer on the rack—Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until crispy and golden brown.

Prepare Harissa Sauce Marinade

  • While the wings are in the air fryer, melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the harissa sauce, garlic powder, honey, and salt and pepper if desired. Simmer for 2 to 4 minutes. If you notice that the sauce is too thick, you can add chicken stock or red wine vinegar.
  • Once the wings are done, toss them in the sauce and ensure an even coating. Serve hot and enjoy.


  • When baking in the oven, don’t forget to flip half time for even cooking to prevent the chicken wings from burning.
  • You can use the meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the wings.


Calories: 47kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 38IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg