BBQ Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

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BBQ Baked Chicken Wings With HOC Sauce

In a world where gastronomic fantasies come true, one dish stands out from the crowd and leaves an ever-lasting impression on our taste buds: oven-baked BBQ chicken wings. Imagine tender, meaty wings that are covered in a tantalizing array of smoky spices and tangy sauces and perfectly roasted to a golden brown. Simply thinking about these tempting delights is enough to make one’s mouth moisten and heart beat faster in anticipation.

A symphony of flavours develops as the kitchen is filled with wonderful perfume. Each wing comes from the oven with a crispy coating that cradles the soft, juicy meat inside after being painstakingly marinated and baked. Every bite is infused with smoke, and the barbecue glaze’s sweetness glides gently on the tongue. It’s a culinary genius that elevates everyday fare and turns every gathering into a heaven for wing lovers.

The appeal of BBQ chicken wings baked in the oven resides not only in their delicious flavour but also in their adaptability. They go from being a simple game day snack to becoming the highlight of a formal dinner party with ease. These wings enchant anyone fortunate enough to taste them, whether as a wonderful appetiser or as the main meal.

With a few simple ingredients and a dash of culinary magic, anyone can summon this flavour symphony in their own kitchen. The wings are like a blank canvas, inviting culinary enthusiasts to explore countless variations of spices, rubs, and sauces, each a unique testament to personal flair and creativity. 

Let your sense of adventure soar and explore the enticing tale of oven-baked BBQ chicken wings. Let the flavours dance on your palate as you enjoy the crunch and the juiciness. You’ll learn as you set out on this tantalising trip that the beauty of these wings rests not only in their flavour but also in the memories they evoke, bringing people together, inspiring culinary passions, and leaving a never-ending want for more. So prepare for a gourmet journey that will take your taste buds to new levels of bliss, spread your wings, grab a serviette and get ready.

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Winging It to Perfection: Sizzling Tips for Baked BBQ Chicken Wings:

Pat Dry the Chicken Wings: Before marinating the chicken wings, pat them dry with paper towels. This will help the marinade adhere better to the wings and promote crispiness during baking.

Crisp ‘Em Up with Cornstarch: Toss the chicken wings in a light coating of cornstarch before baking to achieve an irresistible crispy texture that’ll leave you craving more!

Double the Marinade Magic: Save some marinade aside before coating the wings and use it as a glaze during the last few minutes of baking for a double dose of finger-licking flavor.

Broil with a Bang: Give your wings a golden glow by broiling them for a minute or two at the end – a burst of heat to crown them with an irresistible crunch!

Check for Doneness: Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the wings. The chicken is safe to eat when it reaches 165°F (74°C). This ensures they are fully cooked without drying them out.

Citrus Sizzle Surprise: Add a zesty twist to your BBQ marinade with a splash of citrus – lemon, lime, or even orange – for an explosion of tangy goodness.

Sesame Sensation: Elevate the wings with a sprinkling of toasted sesame seeds after baking – a delightful nutty touch that takes your dish to a whole new level.

Rest Before Serving: Allow the baked BBQ chicken wings to rest for a few minutes before serving. This helps the juices redistribute within the meat, ensuring tender and flavorful wings.

Serve with Dipping Sauces: Offer a variety of dipping sauces on the side, such as ranch, blue cheese, honey mustard, or extra BBQ sauce. This allows everyone to customize their wing-dipping experience.

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Prep Time 15 mins

Cook Time 15 mins

Total Time 30 mins

Serves 2 – 3

Step 1
Preheat the oven to 130 degrees.

Step 2
In a large bowl, combine the chicken wings, salt, and baking powder. Make sure the chicken is coated properly.

Step 3
Spread out the chicken wings on a lined baking tray.

Step 4
Bake for 35 minutes in the preheated oven.

Step 5
Without removing the tray from the oven, raise the oven temperature to 220 degrees. Bake for another 45 minutes, or till the chicken is golden and crispy.

Step 6
Take a pan and bring the HOC BBQ sauce to a boil.

Step 7
Add the baked chicken wings and coat them well.

Step 5
BBQ Baked Chicken Wings are now ready.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use frozen chicken wings for this recipe?

It’s best to use thawed chicken wings for even cooking and to ensure the marinade coats them properly. Thaw the wings in the refrigerator before proceeding with the recipe.

What is the baking time and temperature for the wings?

Bake the chicken wings at 220°C (425°F) for approximately 25-30 minutes, then increase the temperature to 230°C (450°F) for an additional 10-15 minutes to achieve crispy perfection.

Can I use boneless chicken for this recipe?

Yes, you can use boneless chicken wings or chicken tenders if you prefer. Adjust the baking time accordingly, as the boneless chicken will cook faster.

How do I prevent the wings from becoming too dry during baking?

Baste the wings with marinade or some olive oil during baking to keep them moist and juicy.

What side dishes pair well with these wings?

Classic side dishes like coleslaw, cornbread, potato salad, or sweet potato fries are wonderful accompaniments to the spicy BBQ chicken wings.

Can I make these wings on the grill instead of baking?

Yes, you can grill the chicken wings over medium-high heat until they are cooked through and crispy on the outside, basting them with BBQ sauce as they cook.

    • 680gm chicken wings
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • ¾ cup HOC BBQ Sauce

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