Super Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

Lisa Kotler
by Lisa Kotler
25-30 Pieces
1 hr 40 min

These are mouth-watering super crispy oven baked chicken wings. I figured out the secret to crispy wings. I make sure that the wings are completely dry before I prepare them. Then I make a rub which I toss on the wings. I place my wings on a cooling rack on top of a lined sheet pan before putting into the oven. This is a great method to ensure crispy wings every time, especially if you don’t have an air fryer. I mix up my rub each time I make wings depending on the dipping sauce. The dipping sauce in the photo is a store-bought onion ranch dip, but I recently made a different rub than the recipe below using just salt, garlic powder and lemon pepper that worked well with an Asian dip/marinade I had left over in my fridge. You can mix and match, but ultimately this method below is foolproof. I also recommend melting 1/2 cup of butter with 1/2 cup of Frank’s Hot Sauce and tossing the wings in that for Buffalo wings.

Super Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Wings
Recipe details
  • 25-30  Pieces
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 40-50 Minutes Total time: 1 hr 40 min
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  • 1 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2.5 - 3 lbs of wings
Pre-heat oven to 425 F
Pat wings dry with a paper towel and place in a large bowl
Toss wings with corn starch
Put the remaining ingredients in a small bowl and mix together and then pour over the wings, tossing to coat
Line a sheet pan with foil. Spray two metal cooling racks with cooking spray and put on the sheet pan
Place the wings on the cooling rack and put the sheet pan in the oven
Flip the wings after 20-25 minutes
Remove from oven once crispy and serve with your favourite dipping sauce
Lisa Kotler
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  • Dodger blue Dodger blue on Aug 30, 2020

    Could you use legs or thighs? Would cook time be the same?

  • Terry Franks Terry Franks on Aug 30, 2020

    How long do you cook the wings after you flip them?

    • Karen Karen on Aug 31, 2020

      Recipe says cooking time is 40-50 minutes, so flip at 20-25 minutes and cook for additional 20-25 minutes.