Easy Baked Chicken Wings Recipe
I love chicken wings, they are the best part of a chicken. Today I am going to teach you how to bake chicken wings.
This is the best chicken wings recipe that takes 5 minutes active time and 5 ingredients in the oven; it’s such an easy recipe for busy weeknights.
These honey chicken wings came out delicious, with glistening golden, crispy skin and perfect balance of flavors. The meat is juicy, moist and the marinade is sticky, gooey, savory and finger-lickin good!
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Ingredients for Baked Chicken Wings
My recipe calls for only 5 ingredients that you already have in the pantry. It takes 5 minutes prep time to add the marinade to the chicken.
- Drummettes and wingettes.
- A.1. Sauce (steak sauce) – Original. This sauce works great on poultry!
- Cayenne pepper.
What’s the Best Temperature to Bake Chicken Wings?
Do you always wonder how long to bake chicken wings in the oven and at what temperature? I have the perfect baking and cooking tips for you!
I bake chicken wings at 400 degrees Fahrenheit or 200 degrees Celsius for 30 minutes. You can also bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit or 220 degrees Celsius for about 25 minutes.
For me, the best temperature is 400F as the temperature is high enough to make the chicken skin crispy, yet retaining the juice inside the chicken. The end result is always golden crispy skin, with tender, juicy and moist meat inside.
Higher temperature always makes the wings tough and overly crispy, so much so that the meat is completely dry, chewy and rubbery.
Frequently Asked Questions
Should I line my baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil?
Parchment paper is a preferred choice as the chicken won’t stick to it. If you use aluminum foil, make sure to grease the surface with some cooking spray or the chicken might be sticking to it.
Can I Bake Whole Chicken Wings?
Sure, you can definitely bake whole chicken wings using this recipe. There is no need to adjust the recipe, temperature or baking time.
Baked Chicken Wings Calories Per Serving?
This recipe is only 325 calories per serving.
Dipping Sauce for Baked Wings
Depending on what you like, these chicken wings are great with a variety of dipping sauces. Here are my favorites:
- Barbecue sauce adds a smoky all-American flavor.
- Ranch dressing adds rich and creamy flavors.
- Sriracha mayonnaise adds heat and tangy flavors.
What Side Dishes to Serve with this Recipe?
Pairs well with:
Baked Chicken Wings Recipe
Delicious honey baked chicken wings with 5 ingredients and 5 minutes active time. This is an easy chicken wings recipe in oven that anyone can make at home.
- 1 1/2 lbs chicken wings (drummettes and wingettes)
- 2 tablespoons A1 Steak Sauce, Original
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 dashes cayenne pepper
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
In the meantime, add the A1 sauce, honey, salt and cayenne pepper to the chicken wings. Stir to mix well.
Transfer the chicken to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, arrange in single layer. Spoon the remaining marinade sauce on each chicken wing.
Bake the chicken wings in the oven for 30 minutes, or until the surface turns crispy and brown. Remove from oven and serve immediately with your favorite dipping sauce.