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Crispy baked chicken wings

Ever wondered how to cook crispy chicken in the oven, well this crispy oven baked chicken wings is the answer. With this recipe, you will learn how to make perfectly baked wings that looks and tastes like fried.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, British
Servings 40 wings
Calories 30 kcal


  • 2.2 lb chicken wings about 40 pieces
  • 1 ½ tbsp aluminium free baking powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and black pepper


  • Preheat the oven at 120C/250F. Place a baking rack on a lined baking tray, spray the rack with some oil to prevent the chicken from sticking whilst baking and set aside.
  • Cut a whole chicken wings into drumettes, winglets and tips. Most times the tips can be discarded or used as stock, it is worth noting that it consist mainly of fat, there is no point eating it.
  • Dry the chicken: pat the chicken wings dry with a kitchen paper towel
  • Add the rest of the ingredients: transfer the dry wings to a bowl, sprinkle the baking powder over it, salt, black pepper and garlic powder. Mix together to combine using your hands or a kitchen tong.
  • Bake: place the wings on a cooking rack in a single layer and place in the middle shelf of the oven. Bake at 120C/250F for 30 minutes.
    Increase the heat to 400C/200F and continue to bake for additional 30 to 50 minutes flipping the chicken halfway through or until the chicken is golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove from the oven and transfer into a bowl. Toss the wings in readily prepared sauce or dipping sauce of choice. serve and enjoy


Crispy air fryer chicken wings
Preheat the air fryer at 350F/180C
Pat the chicken wings dry as much as you can then transfer to a large mixing bowl
Add baking powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper and mix to combine.
Spray a kitchen towel with cooking oil and wipe it on the air fryer basket, transfer the wings in the air fryer basket in a single layer then bake for 15 minutes flipping once.
Increase the air fryer temperature to 200C/400F and continue to cook for another 8 to 10 minutes or until well done. cooked chicken should be white and juice should run clear if well cooked. Serve and enjoy.


Calories: 30kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 2gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 45mgPotassium: 22mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 20IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 35mgIron: 1mg
Keyword baked chicken wings, crispy baked chicken wings, dry rub chicken wings, oven fried chicken wings
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