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Recipe: Crispy Chicken Wings

These chicken wings are a classic and a keeper. What I really love is that they are baked, not fried. Makes me feel a lot better about feeding them to my family. They crisp up perfectly in the oven. Serve with your favorite dipping sauces.

Healthy, Delicious & Easy Crispy Chicken Wings recipe on MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time55 minsTotal Time1 hr
 3 tablespoons olive oil
 1 teaspoon kosher salt
 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
 1/2 teaspoon paprika (or use smoked paprika for a smoky flavor)
 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
 2 garlic cloves, minced
 3 tablespoons chopped onion
 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
 6 pounds chicken wings
 cooking spray
1

In a medium bowl, whisk together the oil, salt, black pepper, paprika, cumin and cayenne. Add the garlic, onion and vinegar. Whisk to combine.

2

Place the chicken wings in a large sealable bag. Pour the marinade over the chicken and combine well. Remove as much air as possible from the bag. Place the bag in a bowl to catch any spills. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour to overnight.

3

Pre heat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Lightly spray with cooking spray.

4

Remove the wings from the bag and place on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Discard the rest of the marinade.

5

Bake until the chicken wings are cooked through and the skin is crispy, 50-55 minutes. Serve hot with your favorite sauces.

Ingredients

 3 tablespoons olive oil
 1 teaspoon kosher salt
 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
 1/2 teaspoon paprika (or use smoked paprika for a smoky flavor)
 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
 2 garlic cloves, minced
 3 tablespoons chopped onion
 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
 6 pounds chicken wings
 cooking spray

Directions

1

In a medium bowl, whisk together the oil, salt, black pepper, paprika, cumin and cayenne. Add the garlic, onion and vinegar. Whisk to combine.

2

Place the chicken wings in a large sealable bag. Pour the marinade over the chicken and combine well. Remove as much air as possible from the bag. Place the bag in a bowl to catch any spills. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour to overnight.

3

Pre heat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Lightly spray with cooking spray.

4

Remove the wings from the bag and place on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Discard the rest of the marinade.

5

Bake until the chicken wings are cooked through and the skin is crispy, 50-55 minutes. Serve hot with your favorite sauces.

Recipe: Crispy Chicken Wings

~ Marla Meridith

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