Broiled BBQ chicken wings take one of our favorite appetizers and makes them healthier. By skipping the air fryer, we can enjoy delicious, crispy BBQ chicken wings with less fat and zero guilt.
Using the broiler, cook these chicken wings to tasty, juicy perfection and enjoy all that sweet BBQ flavor without the mess and unhealthy fat of frying. It’s a recipe that has everything you want and nothing that you don’t.
Broiled BBQ Chicken Wings
I absolutely love chicken wings, but for a long time, I stayed away from them. Traditional wings are so unhealthy, and I never found a recipe alternative that I liked. Now that I’ve been making these BBQ wings with the broiler, I’m hooked.
It only takes a few simple ingredients to make this tasty recipe.
- chicken wings
- buffalo sauce
- brown sugar
In just a few simple steps, you’ll have delicious BBQ chicken wings that everyone will love.
Step 1: Preheat the oven on BROIL at 550ºF.
Step 2: In a medium mixing bowl, combine ketchup, buffalo sauce, brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
Step 3: Add chicken wings and mix until wings are evenly coated.
Step 4: Place chicken wings on a greased broiling rack about 10 inches away from the heating element.
Step 5: Broil for 10 minutes. Flip wings and brush with the additional sauce.
Step 6: Broil for another 10 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160ºF.
You’ll only need a few simple kitchen items to make this recipe.
- Measuring spoons and cups
Storebought BBQ Sauce: Use storebought BBQ sauce if you don’t want to make your own.
Chicken Tenders: Cut chicken tenders into chunks to make boneless wings if you prefer.
Looking for ways to change up these broiled BBQ chicken wings? Here are some suggestions.
Spicy: Add red pepper flakes or hot sauce to the BBQ sauce for a spicy kick.
Minced Garlic and Onions: Minced garlic and onions add a great flavor boost to your sauce.
- Always look for the meatiest wings you can find.
- Be sure to thoroughly coat your wings for maximum flavor.
- Be sure your broiling rack is thoroughly greased to avoid sticking.
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You can store these wings for up to four days in the refrigerator.
When prepared like this, they are. These wings are not fried, and the sauce isn’t too heavy. They’re a tasty shot of protein.
You probably didn’t fully coat the pan. Just getting the pan mostly greased isn’t enough. You need every surface to be greased or the skin will stick.
Broiled BBQ Chicken Wings
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- 12 bone-in chicken wings
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup buffalo sauce
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- Preheat oven on BROIL at 550ºF.
- In a medium mixing bowl, combine ketchup, buffalo sauce, brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
- Add chicken wings and mix until wings are evenly coated.
- Place chicken wings on a greased broiling rack about 10 inches away from the heating element.
- Broil for 10 minutes. Flip wings and brush with the additional sauce.
- Broil for another 10 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160ºF.
Amount Per Serving Calories 634Total Fat 39gSaturated Fat 14gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 22gCholesterol 132mgSodium 3095mgCarbohydrates 44gFiber 1gSugar 24gProtein 28g
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