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How to make crispy baked chicken wings
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Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

If you are a lover of chicken wings, you need to try this recipe! You will produce the most crispy, moist, and flavorful baked wings you could ever imagine coming from an oven! These are as good as your favorite sports bar!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings


  • 4 lb Chicken wings cut into wingettes and drumettes (discard wing tips)
  • 2 tbsp Baking Powder
  • ¾ tsp Salt
  • Oil spray


  • Place the wings, uncovered, in the refrigerator for a few hours to dry out the skin.
  • If you do not have the time to place them in the fridge, pat them dry with a paper towel instead.
  • Preheat the oven to 250 degrees.
  • Place an oven safe cooling rack on a baking sheet and spray the rack with oil. (Place foil underneath for easy clean up)
  • In a gallon sized bag, or large bowl, add the baking powder, salt and chicken. Toss to evenly coat.
  • Place the wings evenly on the baking tray with the skin side up and bake on the lower rack for 30 minutes.
  • Move to upper-middle rack and bake at 425 degrees for 50 minutes. Rotate the tray halfway through for even cooking.
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes then toss in desired sauce.