It’s Superbowl Sunday! I’m sure you already have your game day food planned out, but I wanted to post an easy-to-make chicken wing recipe you can have for future parties or whenever the craving hits you. I decided to make these BBQ chicken wings using my favorite sugar-free BBQ sauce from G Hughes, but you could, of course, use traditional buffalo sauce. More than anything this recipe teaches you an easy way to bake crispy wings, without high carb flour. They will become a staple in your kitchen and will inspire you to try other flavor combinations in the future, too!
To prep the chicken wings, I first removed the wing tip from the flat part of the wing, and then separated the flat pieces from the drummettes. I placed them on a foil-lined baking sheet and let them sit in the fridge, uncovered, overnight to dry out. You could probably just use paper towels to pat them dry before cooking, but I find air-drying to be key in getting an extra crispy skin when baking. To bake them, I began by pre-heating the oven to 450°F and gathering the ingredients above.
I tossed the wings in the seasoning until evenly coated, and placed the wings on a rack set in a baking sheet over foil. The rack will keep the chicken from sitting in its own juices as it cooks, and the foil will catch the drippings for easier clean-up.
I baked the chicken wings for 20 minutes, flipped them over, and then baked another 20 minutes until the skin was extra crispy. I removed them from the oven and tossed them in some BBQ sauce. I placed the wings under the broiler for 3 minutes to let the sauce adhere to the wings to form a tangy glaze before serving. I love love love these wings, and I know they would be just as great using buffalo sauce. These are the perfect finger food for football Sundays or to make ahead as a snack throughout the week. They are super tender and juicy while holding their crunch even after being tossed in sauce. I could seriously eat them any day of the week, and already have another version planned as a future recipe for the blog!