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Airfry Tebasaki Japanese Chicken Wings “Nagoya Style”

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Who doesn’t love fried chicken? Crispy skin on the outside and juicy meat on the inside. Any sane person will say it’s one of their most favorite dishes around. And if you ask me, it’s one of the top 5 food that I love to eat. Additionally, eating fried chicken just makes you feel better after a stressful day. It’s one of the best comfort food out there. One of the easiest to prepare and cook, too.

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In this post, we will cook Nagoya-style fried chicken otherwise known as “tebasaki”. The “wingtip” part of the chicken, tebasaki in Japanese, is used to create this dish. Since this recipe requires the chicken to be cooked twice in oil, it can be a little bit unhealthy especially if you are trying to eat healthily. Don’t worry though, rather than using oil in a pan to fry the chicken, an air fryer will be used instead which is healthier and better for your body.

This recipe is simple and easy and only requires a few ingredients to create. Here’s how you do it.



Airfry Tebasaki Japanese Chicken Wings "Nagoya Style"

Tebasaki (Japanese Chicken Wings" Nagoya style will surely leave impression into your mouth. All chicken wings lovers will surely be delighted by this recipe.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Calories 343 kcal


  • Airfryer
  • Sauce Pan


  • 300 g Chicken Wings


  • 2 tbsp Potato Starch or corn starch
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Coarse Ground Black Pepper


  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1.5 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Mirin
  • 1 tbsp Sake
  • 1 tsp Ginger juice
  • 1 clove Medium garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp Black vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp Shichimi Togarashi Optional for seasoning


  • Season chicken wings with salt and ground pepper.
  • Coat with potato starch (or corn starch).
  • Preheat Airfryer 200 C - 3 minutes then airfry at 160 C for 24 Minutes ( Flip halfway through). To achieve crispy chicken wings double airfry at 200 C for 6 minutes ( flip side 3 minutes).
  • Prepare all ingredients for the glaze.
  • Combine all together in a bowl.
  • Heat sauce pan and put the glaze mix. Stir consistently until big bubbles comes off.
  • Coat evenly the chicken wings with the glaze.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve. You can also add Shichimi togarashi as seasoning for a bit of spice.



If you can't find mirin, you can just use sake.
You can find most of seasonings at Asian store or section in a grocery. 
If there is nearest Daiso to your place, mostly they have mirin, sake, black vinegar, and Shichiri togarashi. 
Calories are on estimates
Keyword Airfry, Chicken Wings, Japanese

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