Recipes ofKurt Dixon

Registered dietitian

Body Refined, a Health & Wellness practice

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Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Total time
45 minutes
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Preparation time
5 minutes
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Portions
4

These Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings are the perfect appetizer recipe for football Sunday or Super Bowl! They are crispy without frying, and are a great lightened up version of your classic fried buffalo chicken wings!

Can you bake chicken wings? YES, by placing a wire rack on the baking sheet. Gets everything nice and crisp!

Ingredients
or2-3 pounds chicken wings, more as desired
or1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
or1 tablespoon garlic powder
or1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, grass-fed butter, ghee, or coconut oil
or1/2 cup hot sauce, any brand (for Buffalo sauce)
or1/4 cup butter, ghee, or coconut oil (for Buffalo sauce)
orOptional: for additional heat add 1 teaspoon or more cayenne pepper to sauce
Preparation
1.
Preheat oven to 400ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place a wire rack on top.
2.
Pat thawed chicken wings dry with a paper towel, and then coat the chicken wings in oil, salt, and garlic powder.
3.
Bake for 40-45 minutes, flip wings after 30 minutes, and cook for a remaining 10-15 minutes.
4.
In a saucepan, bring hot sauce and butter to a boil then remove from heat and stir.
5.
Remove wings from oven and toss them in the sauce.
6.
Once coated, place back on the rack and bake for an additional 5 minutes (save extra sauce).
7.
Remove wings from oven, coat with extra sauce.
8.
Serve hot with dippings of choice, like carrots and celery
Nutritional information
Per 100 gPer portion (325 g)% DRI
Energy33 kcal106 kcal5 %
Fat6 g18 g28 %
Fatty acids, total saturated0 g1 g7 %
Cholesterol9 mg30 mg10 %
Sodium234 mg761 mg32 %
Carbohydrate1 g2 g1 %
Sugars0 g0 gremove
Fiber0 g0 g2 %
Protein2 g5 gremove