Easy Baked Chicken Wings

Easy Baked Chicken Wings - a healthy alternative to fried wings

Chicken wings make a great snack for game day parties or holiday appetizers, but they also might be an excellent family meal. These Easy Baked Chicken Wings are savory and delicious that you’ll never believe they are baked in the oven with minimum effort!

Easy Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

If you’re looking for an easy homemade chicken wings recipe that you can bake in your oven, give these a try! Easy Baked Chicken Wings are a healthy alternative to fried wings.

These chicken wings are marinated in a flavorful sauce with a variety of seasonings, soy sauce, sesame oil, and a touch of honey, and then they’re baked to perfection. Baking makes wings lighter in fat and calories than the fried version, so you can still enjoy delicious chicken wings without breaking a healthy diet.

Add a touch of cayenne pepper or Tabasco to the marinade to boost its spiciness if you love some heat.

These Easy Baked Chicken Wings come out juicy on the inside with crispy skin and Asian flavor.

Easy Baked Chicken Wings - a healthy alternative to fried wings

Why Easy Baked Chicken Wings are Good?

  • these chicken wings are super easy to make;
  • they’re baked with minimum fat;
  • they make high protein snack or healthy appetizer;
  • they’re also great for a quick dinner.

How to Serve Baked Chicken Wings

If you make chicken wings as an appetizer, serve them with roasted potato wedges, and a variety of raw vegetables.

To serve these healthy chicken wings as an entrée, I recommend this Broccoli Onion Casserole or Healthy Mashed Potatoes and your favorite vegetable salad to complete a meal!

Easy Baked Chicken Wings - a healthy alternative to fried wings

Best Dipping Sauce for Chicken Wings:

After all the chicken wings have been baked, you may want a tasty dipping sauce. Instead of store-bought dressing, make your own and make it healthy.

Homemade Greek yogurt Parmesan sauce has a nice kick and really works great with chicken wings. It is quick and easy to prepare using a few ingredients and it’s so good to pretty much everything to dip in!

This Homemade Tomato Sauce could also go well with the wings, too.

More Easy and Healthy Chicken Recipes to Enjoy:

One Pot Chicken Puttanesca

Homemade Chicken Pastrami

Homemade Chicken Sausages

Easy Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Easy Baked Chicken Wings - a healthy alternative to fried wings

Serving: Prep time:  Cook Time: Total Time:
for 6 people 5 min 40 min 45 min

Ingredients for Baked Chicken Wings

  • 3 lb (1360g) chicken wings
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. (15g) honey
  • 1 ½ tsp. (5g) sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 ½ tsp. garlic powder or 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. favorite chicken seasoning
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepperEasy Baked Chicken Wings - a healthy alternative to fried wings

Ingredients for Homemade Greek yogurt Parmesan Sauce/Dip

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, 2%
  • ¼ cup mayo (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Baked Chicken Wings

  1. Rinse the chicken wings under cold water. Pat them dry with paper towels and place in a mixing bowl.
  2. Pour the soy sauce, honey, and sesame oil over the chicken wings. Season with all the seasonings and stir it all to combine.

*To make hotter wings, add some Tabasco or more cayenne pepper to the marinade.Easy Baked Chicken Wings - a healthy alternative to fried wings

  1. Put the wings in the fridge and marinate for 30 minutes to an hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Place the wings on the baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 40 minutes, or until cooked through and browned.

**If you are using small chicken wings, reduce the initial baking time by about 10-15 minutes.Easy Baked Chicken Wings - a healthy alternative to fried wings

  1. Sprinkle the chicken wings with sesame seeds and serve. Enjoy!

For sauce/dip:

  1. In a bowl, mix the sauce ingredients together, season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve.

Easy Baked Chicken Wings - a healthy alternative to fried wings

How Many Calories in Baked Chicken Wings

Calories (per 1 serve, 175 g): 443 cal Calories (per 100 g ): 253 cal
Fat: 29.0 g Fat: 16.6 g
Carbohydrates: 2.3 g Carbohydrates: 1.3 g
Protein: 40.1 g Protein: 22.9 g
Easy Baked Chicken Wings - a healthy alternative to fried wings

Easy Baked Chicken Wings

Chicken wings make a great snack for game day parties or holiday appetizers, but they also might be an excellent family meal. These Easy Baked Chicken Wings are savory and delicious that you’ll never believe they are baked in the oven with minimum effort!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Snack
Servings 6 people
Calories 443 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 lb 1360g chicken wings
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. 15g honey
  • 1 ½ tsp. 5g sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 ½ tsp. garlic powder or 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp. favorite chicken seasoning
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper optional
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper

Ingredients for Homemade Greek yogurt Parmesan Sauce/Dip

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2%
  • ¼ cup mayo optional
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Rinse the chicken wings under cold water. Pat them dry with paper towels and place in a mixing bowl.
  • Pour the soy sauce, honey, and sesame oil over the chicken wings. Season with all the seasonings and stir it all to combine.
  • *To make hotter wings, add some Tabasco or more cayenne pepper to the marinade.
  • Put the wings in the fridge and marinate for 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the wings on the baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 40 minutes, or until cooked through and browned.
  • **If you are using small chicken wings, reduce the initial baking time by about 10-15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the chicken wings with sesame seeds and serve. Enjoy!

For sauce/dip:

  • In a bowl, mix the sauce ingredients together, season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve.

Notes

How Many Calories in Baked Chicken Wings
Calories (per 1 serve, 175 g): 443 cal Calories (per 100 g ): 253 cal
Fat: 29.0 g Fat: 16.6 g
Carbohydrates: 2.3 g Carbohydrates: 1.3 g
Protein: 40.1 g Protein: 22.9 g
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