When it comes to appetizers or snack foods, chicken wings have to be on the top of everyone’s list. There is just something special about this tasty treat. When it comes to get-togethers, parties, or simply as a fun game day snack, chicken wings have to be on the menu. While the most common way to prepare these tasty bites is to fry them, However, frying wings adds unwanted fat and calories.
If you want a healthier way to prepare chicken wings, there is some good news. There are many great ways to bake chicken wings to get that flavor that you are looking for. There are so many different sauces and flavors that can be used for some great chicken wings and all of these can be added during the baking process. Here are ten of the best recipes for baked chicken wings.
1. Cheesy Wings
What you need:
- 3 pounds of chicken drumettes and wingettes
- ¾ cup of barbecue sauce
- A cup of sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
Spray a 3 and a half or four quart cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Place the chicken wingettes and drumettes in the prepared slow cooker. Pour the barbecue sauce over the chicken wings. Cook the wings on a low heat setting for three to four hours. Set the oven control to broil. Line a broiler pan with some foil. Use a slotted spoon or some tongs and place the chicken on the broiler pan. Place the chicken in the oven and broil for about three or four minutes or until the chicken wings are browned. Turn the wings over about half way through the cooking time. Remove from oven and sprinkle with the cheese. Broil for another minute or two until the cheese melts. Serve with the reserved barbecue sauce.