This Easy Chicken Wings Recipe is a healthier and more flavorful way to cook your favorite appetizer recipe.
I’ve been experimenting with easy chicken recipes lately, and I think I’ve found a new favorite chicken recipe to add to the list. I love that this recipe is healthier than traditional fried wings because it’s baked in the oven instead of fried.
The Best Chicken Wings Recipe
We already know we love Oven Fried Chicken, so I thought it would be perfect. This will make any wing-loving husband (or wife!) pretty darn happy on Valentine’s Day. You’re welcome, Pat!
And of course, these oven baked chicken wings are the perfect appetizer for game day, Super Bowl Sunday, or any occasion. They make great party food!
Baked Wings (Instead of Fried)
When someone says wings, your mind probably immediately goes to the fried kind you order at restaurants. Don’t get me wrong, those are AMAZING.
I’ll eat them any day and be perfectly happy. But what I love about this recipe is that they are baked instead of fried.
Baking chicken wings in the oven instead of deep-frying means they are that much healthier, and they’re so much easier to make too. Less mess and cleanup! Win win.
Cover these babies in the most deliciously simple seasoning, bake, and serve!
Dry Rub Seasoning and Dipping Sauces
This Oven Baked Chicken Wings Recipe is a great base that goes with any type of dipping sauce.
That’s really all they need. They come out of the oven crispy (YES, it’s POSSIBLE!), delicious, and with just the right amount of spice. See the recipe card for all the tips and tricks.
Pair this with Dipping Sauces:
Even though I love to dip these, you don’t need to. The simple seasoning blend we have used has SO much flavor, and it is so easy.
I love the simplicity of the chicken spice rub. The wings get a coating of just flour, paprika, garlic, and salt and pepper.
The flavor goes well with literally any type of dipping sauce. We love them with buffalo sauce, but they would be great with honey mustard, garlic parmesan, or anything else you are partial to!
How to Bake Chicken Wings in the Oven – Step by Step
You can jump to the recipe card for full ingredients & instructions!
You don’t need to deep fry anything to make wings! That’s what I love about this recipe. Baking chicken wings in the oven is so much easier than frying them, and they are healthier too. This easy wings recipe is a lifesaver!
- Line a baking sheet with foil and dot it with butter.
- Combine flour, paprika, garlic powder, and salt & pepper in a mixing bowl.
- Fully coat each wing with the seasoning mix and place it on the baking sheet.
- Bake for 30 minutes at 425°F. Then turn the wings over and bake another 15 minutes.
That’s all there is to it! And like I said, that wing seasoning is SO good, these wings come out full of flavor. Only a few ingredients to make these. Just serve with your favorite dips.
An appetizer for Any Occasion
Sure, desserts are fun on Valentine’s Day. Everybody loves to show their affection with cookies, red velvet cupcakes, and an explosion of pink.
We have you covered for Valentine’s Desserts Recipes, but if you’re favorite person doesn’t have a sweet tooth, you can still show your love through food! If they prefer savory foods, I definitely recommend this easy recipe.
Some people, like Pat, prefer finger foods. It’s just a fact of life. I think they might be on to something. He’s a simple guy, and these Simple Baked Wings are right up his alley.
How long does it take to Bake Chicken Wings in the Oven?
Bake in a 425° F oven for 30 minutes, turn, and then bake another 10-15 minutes. The chicken should have an internal temperature of 190° F. Be sure to check out our Meat Temperature Chart for all you need to know about how to cook chicken, beef, pork, and more.
The Best meat thermometer!
I love using this meat thermometer for making sure the meat is at 165 degrees! Easy for beginners & totally worth the $10 cost!
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I substituted 2 tbsp of baking powder for the flour. The rub coated 4 lbs of wings, tips removed, bit drummettes and wingettes. Delicious.
I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed it!
My 1st attempt at wings. I’d rather have the version with a messy sauce.
Those look great! You can toss the baked wings in the sauce of your choice for a messy wing!
This was fantastic. I omitted the flour, (because I’m trying to avoid all unnecessary flour for health reasons) and it was even better than I had hoped. This is a keeper. I will say all the ads just about caused me to pass this up. Seriously, it’s too much already. STOP WITH THE ADS all over the place. As I am posting just the comment, there are FOUR ADS screaming at me. FOUR!!! All the ads are now making it difficult to actually find the recipe!
Hi Paige, I’m so sorry you’re having trouble with the ads. There is a “jump to recipe” button at the top of every post that takes you directly to the recipe card. If you then click on the “print” button, it will open the recipe in a new window without any ads. Hope this helps!
Love these wings! I’ve had um for breakfast and lunch! Can’t get enough they are so delicious!
I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed them, Mary!
We’ve made these a few times in the past 2 weeks. We all can’t get over how juicy, fall-off-the-bone, yet crispy, these are. Our 1 y/o and 3y/o love them as well! Thanks for sharing.
I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed this recipe, Heidi!
We loved this recipe!
I’m so happy to hear that!
Chicken very bland, way better recipes than this.
I’m sorry to hear you didn’t enjoy this recipe!
Dude those are just the wings. You toss with sauce and add a dip if you like. The ingredients are right there, could you not discern whether they would dazzle your palate before you bothered cooking and complaining? If you can’t i.e. are intellectually incapable of such a mental leap, then never mind, and carry on.
Great recipe, can’t stand rubbery wings and these are crispy! Recipe was accurate, I sprayed the foil, easy to turn. Now a favorite wing recipe!!!
So happy to hear you loved them, Eileen!
Loved the taste and crispy.
I did had the problem of the wings stick in to the foil. Any advice? Please
I find that butter works well, but you could try nonstick spray!
I use parchment paper
I’m a caterer and I “always use parchment paper”. You can spray the PPaper for double sure they won’t stick!!!
I use Pam, works fine