Chicken Wings

Hubby and I were planning on spending the evening watching NFL. And he had been craving chicken wings for a while. He ordered some last weekend and wasn’t impressed, so he was still looking to satisfy that craving. We trekked out in the 6″ of snow we got and headed to grab groceries for the week and decided to make chicken wings for dinner. The only thing missing was some cold beers!

I followed a recipe from Mrs Sac’s Purple Kitchen, except used a different sauce (those B-Dubs sauces are awesome though!)

Chicken wings – from Mrs Sac’s Purple Kitchen
2.5 lbs chicken wings, rinsed, dried, separated, and wings discarded
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tbsp garlic powder – I didn’t measure, just sprinkled some on
3-4 tbsp butter, divided
about 2 tbsp vegetable oil
BBQ sauce – I used Nance’s hot wing sauce (hot for hubby and mild for me)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with tin foil and non-stick spray.

Spread out wings on the baking sheet, drizzle a little vegetable oil over them and turn to coat. We just tossed the wings in a bowl with the olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

Lightly season wings with salt, pepper, garlic powder on both sides. Put in the oven and bake for 20 minutes, turn over and baking for an additional 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat approximately 1 cup sauce and 3-4 tbsp butter in saucepan (separate if using different sauces). Heat till simmering and mixture is reduced.

Remove wings from oven. If there is a lot of liquid on the tin foil, drain off, or replace and spray with non-stick spray. Pour sauce on wings and turn to coat. Bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, sauce will become like a glaze. Enjoy with ranch, bleu cheese & celery sticks.

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6 Responses to “Cara’s Pumpkin Pasta”

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    Cara — October 29, 2009 at 1:41 pm

    So glad you liked it, Jen! And what a pretty picture. I have been trying to think of something to make for your Power of Pink challenge but I just haven’t done much baking lately at all (and for some reason, savory pink ideas are escaping me!)

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    oneordinaryday — October 29, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    I actually haven’t made it yet, but I do have a pumpkin pasta dish bookmarked for the weekend. : ) This one sounds delicious though. I might need a change of plans now!

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    stephchows — October 29, 2009 at 3:35 pm

    Looks delicious! You HAVE to make this at some point! Super easy and so so tasty

    http://stephchows.blogspot.com/2008/04/pumpkin-gnocchi.html

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    nutmegnanny — October 30, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    Mmmmmmm sounds delicious:)

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    bridget {bake at 350} — October 31, 2009 at 12:42 pm

    I haven’t made it, or HEARD of it!!! Oh my goodness, it sounds AMAZING! Next week, this is on my grocery list!

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    SnoWhite — October 31, 2009 at 4:21 pm

    I had to come and see what “pumpkin pasta” was… how tasty looking! I have bookmarked this for future reference!

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