Baked Chicken Wings
Baked chicken wings are the perfect game-time appetizer! Drying the chicken beforehand and adding baking powder ensures that each bite is crispy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 20 pieces
- vegetable oil as needed for oiling baking rack
- 2 pounds chicken wings (907g) wings and drummettes
- 2 teaspoons baking powder (7g)
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt (4g)
- 1 teaspoon black pepper (1g)
Adjust oven rack to the middle position. Preheat to 450°F (232°C).
Line a large baking sheet with foil. Set a wire rack inside and coat both sides with vegetable oil.
Thoroughly dry chicken wings and drummettes between paper towels.
In a large bowl whisk together baking powder, salt, and black pepper.
Add chicken to the bowl and mix to evenly coat the surface with the baking powder mixture.
Evenly space the chicken on the wire rack.
Bake chicken for 20 minutes. Flip and bake for 15 minutes.
Flip again and bake until skin is golden brown and crisp, 12 to 15 minutes.
Serve baked chicken wings hot with desired sauce like buffalo, barbecue, or ranch.
Calories: 55kcal | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 134mg | Potassium: 78mg | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.3mg