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Chicken wings recipes are a must-have for your arsenal - especially when you are a smart cookie who cuts up her own chickens.

This page will teach you how to cook chicken wings and will include frugal and easy chicken wings recipes for you and your family to enjoy.

Regardless of if you prepare them as an appetizer for the big game (whether it is football, basketball, soccer, or poker) or as a main dish for the family dinner table, chicken wings are a definite hit at mealtime.

Easy Chicken Wings Recipe #1: Easy Honey Garlic

This first recipe for chicken wings is super easy. All you need to make the glaze is:
  • One cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • Two teaspoons of minced garlic
Now that you have everything ready, follow these simple instructions:
  1. Roast the wings in a pan for one hour, flipping them every fifteen minutes and then draining off the juice.
  2. In a bowl, combine the ketchup, honey, soy sauce, and garlic. Pour in a saucepan and bring to a boil over low heat, stirring often.
  3. Pour the sauce over the chicken wings and bake for 30 minutes at 250 degrees.
  4. Enjoy!

Easy Chicken Wings Recipe #2: Baked Chicken Wings

Although frying wings is popular, that is not your only option. As you can see, you can turn out delicious wings from the oven. This next recipe is for baked chicken wings that are a bit on the spicy side.

All you need for this recipe for chicken wings is:
  • 4 pounds of chicken wings
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons of minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 4 teaspoons of vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • Tabasco sauce
Ok, so now here's what you need to make these easy chicken wings:
  1. Heat your oven to 425 degrees
  2. In a bowl, mix together the oil, garlic, salt, and cayenne pepper. Toss in the chicken wings to coat them.
  3. Layer the wings in a single layer on two large baking sheets (.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes.
  5. In a bowl, combine the ketchup, vinegar, and Tabasco sauce. Add the wings and toss them to coat them in the sauce. Enjoy!

Bonus Recipe: Blue Cheese Dressing

Now, these wings may be delicious on their own, but everyone loves a great sauce, right? Check out this recipe for homemade blue cheese dressing!

To make this dressing, you will need:
  • 2/3 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup of sour cream
  • 1/4 cup of crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
Now all you have to do is mix these ingredients in a bowl and serve it up with your favorite recipe for chicken wings. Enjoy!

Easy Chicken Wings Recipe #3: Sweet and Spicy Wings

This recipe calls for 8 wings, so if you are one of the mommies who maximizes on your purchase by buying whole chickens and cutting them up yourself, make sure you cut up multiple chickens.

Here's what you'll need:
  • 8 chicken wings
  • 1/2 cup of ketchup
  • 1/8 cup of Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 cup of hot sauce
  • 1/8 cup of soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon of brown sugar
What to Do:
  1. In a bowl, combine the ketchup, mustard, hot sauce, soy sauce, and brown sugar.
  2. Toss the chicken wings in the bowl to coat with the mixture.
  3. Leave the wings in the bowl and let them marinate overnight for maximum flavor. Make sure you cover the bowl.
  4. Remove the wings from the marinade and grill them on medium high heat. Set the sauce aside.
  5. During the cooking process make sure you flip the chicken wings and baste them with the marinade.
  6. Grill for about 30 minutes or until cooked through. Enjoy!

Easy Chicken Wings Recipe #4: Wings with Molasses and Soy Glaze

Here is another simple chicken wings recipe for your family to enjoy. For this chicken wings recipe, you need:
  • 4 lbs chicken wings
  • 2 pounds chicken wings
  • 1/8 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of molasses
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
Once you have all of your ingredients ready, you need to:
  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees
  2. Rinse your chicken wings and pat them dry.
  3. Place the wings in a large roasting pan and drizzle them with olive oil. Season them to taste with salt and pepper and toss them to coat.
  4. Place the wings in the oven for 45 minutes. They will be browned
  5. While the wings are cooking, prepare the sauce. In a skillet, combine the vinegar, soy sauce, and molasses. Heat over low-medium heat to boiling then reduce the heat and let it simmer. Simmer until is reduced to half of what it was and is thickened.
  6. Once the wings are cooked, coat them with the soy and molasses glaze. Enjoy!

Tip: Here's a tip on how to cook chicken wings that are flavorful throughout. Make a slash on the inside of the chicken wing joints (make sure you don't cut through the actual bone). This will not only help the chicken wing cook throughout, but will help the seasonings to penetrate the wing. Yum!

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