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Multi-Cooker Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dip

These fall-off-the-bone-tender Ninja Foodi wings have just the right amount of heat. The cool blue cheese dressing creates the perfect flavor combination for dipping. —Kevalyn Henderson, Hayward, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Pressure-Cook: 1 min. + releasing Air-Fry: 6 min./batch
  • Makes
    2 dozen (1-3/4 cups dip)


  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 3 pounds (total) chicken wingettes and drumettes
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper


  • In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, sugar, garlic, salt, orange zest and pepper; divide in half. Add chicken pieces to inner pot of large multi-cooker. Top with half the sauce and toss to coat. Lock pressure lid. Press pressure function; select poultry setting. Press timer; set to 1 minute. Start.
  • Let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes; quick-release any remaining pressure.
  • Remove chicken from inner pot with a slotted spoon to a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine chili powder, cayenne, pepper sauce and remaining sauce mixture. Discard cooking juices in inner pot and wipe clean.
  • Place wire rack into inner pot. Arrange chicken in a single layer on rack. Close air frying lid. Press air fry function; select poultry setting. Press temp; set to 400°. Press timer; set to 6 min. Cook chicken in batches, adding more time as necessary for wings to reach 170°.
  • In a small bowl, whisk dip ingredients. Serve with wings.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece with about 1 tablespoon dip: 153 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 384mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 10g protein.

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