Barbeque Chicken Wings Recipe
Holidays and barbeques are the exciting combination that everybody would love to experience during summers. Beautifully caramelized sweet BBQ flavor brightens the sticky summer evenings. That is one of the reason why grilling is popular; while grilling you get to enjoy the soft breeze of summers; and tasty food as a bonus. This recipe is one of the variations for BBQ chicken wings; it makes a yummy snack on the summer weekends; try different BBQ sauces for this recipe. Keep making the one you like most. Happy and tasty summers..
2 pounds chicken wings
1 cup ketchup
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
½ teaspoon black pepper
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon white vinegar
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with heavy duty foil and coat with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
Clean the chicken wings under running water; Pat them dry with paper towels. Split the joints; separate them from drumsticks; remove the tips to make it easy to eat. Season wings with ½ teaspoon black pepper and ¼ teaspoon salt.
In a large bowl mix 1 cup ketchup, 1 tablespoon white vinegar, 1 teaspoon soy sauce, ½ cup packed brown sugar, ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes and ½ teaspoon garlic powder. Whisk it until all the ingredients combines well into sauce. Taste it and add spices and increase quantities to your requirements. Divide the sauce into three portions. Reserve the third portion for serving.
Toss chicken wings in two portions of the sauce. Use your hands or spoons to make sure wings are coated evenly with the sauce.
Arrange coated wings on prepared baking sheet in a single layer and bake them at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes. Check the doneness of chicken by cutting a small piece with a fork tip or read the internal temperature with a thermometer. Take the tray out when it’s done. Serve it hot with the reserved sauce.
Notes & Tips:
You can store the extra sauce in the refrigerator for 1 week.
Don’t forget to line baking sheet with foil. It saves a lot of scrubbing.
White vinegar can be replaced with apple cider vinegar, rice wine vinegar or white wine etc.
You may use skinless chicken breasts for this recipe.
Cooking time varies according to the thickness of the chicken.
Take skin off the wings for healthier version
Try different barbeque sauces for variations.