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A basket of chicken wings with celery and ranch dressing.

Dry-Rubbed Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

You'll never believe these chicken wings were baked in the oven! Super easy, crispy skin, and meat that falls off the bone.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep 15 minutes
Cook 3 hours
Total 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 to 6 servings
Calories 301 kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds chicken wings
  • 3 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne optional
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Place a wire cooling rack inside a rimmed baking sheet that has been lined with foil.
  2. Place the chicken wings in a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together the paprika, brown sugar, salt, pepper, garlic powder, cumin and cayenne pepper (if using).
  4. Sprinkle the seasoning mix evenly over all of the chicken wings, then rub evenly all over the chicken. Place the wings on the cooling rack.
  5. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes. Turn the wings over, increase the oven temperature to 250 degrees F and bake for 1 hour 15 minutes. Turn the wings over, increase the oven temperature to 300 degrees F and bake for an additional 30 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional values are based on one serving

Nutrition Facts
Dry-Rubbed Crispy Baked Chicken Wings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 301 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 94mg31%
Sodium 1256mg55%
Potassium 289mg8%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 1940IU39%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.