Zesty Chicken Wings Recipe
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Zesty Chicken Wings Recipe

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These spicy barbecue wings are so easy to make. I fix a double batch since my family thinks they're great. You should see them disappear! —Joan Rose, Langley, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 16 chicken wings (about 3 pounds)

Nutritional Facts

4 each: 192 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first eight ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Meanwhile, cut chicken wings into three sections; discard wing tips. Place wings in a well-greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  3. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes, turning once. Brush with sauce. Bake 20-25 minutes longer, turning and basting once, or until chicken juices run clear. Serve with additional sauce if desired. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Zesty Chicken Wings in Taste of Home February/March 2000, p8

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer


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Reviewed May. 13, 2016

"Very good. This was my first attempt at chicken wings. I made them for a gathering of people and they were snatched up quickly. This is the recipe I will use if I need to make wings again."

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Reviewed Mar. 6, 2016

"These were really good. My family enjoyed them for Sunday dinner. I didn't have corn syrup, so I substituted molasses that I had on hand. I also added a few splashes of hot sauce and 1/4 cup of honey. I will be making these again."

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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2016

"Perfect wings! Incredible sauce! Everyone loved them!"

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Reviewed Feb. 13, 2014

"Excellent flavor! I dipped the wings the first time and then brushed them with the sauce the second. It seemed to stay on very well."

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2013

"These were great. Huge hit with the guys!!"

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