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Baked Buffalo Wings on a serving tray with extra wing sauce, blue cheese and celery leaves.
Baked Buffalo Wings
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins
 

These baked buffalo wings are juicy, crispy, saucy, and the perfect party food.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken wings, buffalo wings
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 676 kcal
Ingredients
Baked Chicken Wings
  • 1/3 cup corn starch
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 lbs party chicken wings (tips removed and separated into drummettes and wings)
Buffalo Sauce
  • 4 oz unsalted butter, (1 stick)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 2 tsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Franks RedHot Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
Instructions
Baked Chicken Wings
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or nonstick foil.

  2. Whisk together the corn starch, garlic powder, and salt.

  3. Toss the chicken wings into the corn starch mixture (a sealed ziplock bag works great to get them evenly coated) and place the wings on the lined sheet pan, separating the pieces. Roast for about 30 mins, flip the wings and rotate the pan.

  4. Continue baking, flipping one more time, until the wings are until golden brown and crisp. The skins will begin to render and create a crispy coating with the cornstarch. Remove from the oven.

Buffalo Sauce
  1. While the wings bake, combine all of the ingredients for the buffalo sauce together in a saucepan. Whisk over medium heat until blended and the bropwn sugar has dissolved. Keep warm over low heat.

Buffalo Wings
  1. Toss the baked wings into the Buffalo sauce until well coated. You can reserve some sauce for dipping if desired.

  2. Serve the wings with the reserved sauce, blue cheese dressing, and celery sticks if desired.

Recipe Notes

Recipe yields about 1 1/2 - 2 dozen wings.

  • Be sure to line your sheet tray so the wings don't stick to the pan.
  • Flip the wings a couple times so they bake and brown evenly. 
  • The wings will take anywhere from 45 mins to 1 hour to bake, depending on their size. You can check the temperature with an instant read thermometer if you're unsure if they're cooked through.
  • The skin should render a bit and mix with the cornstarch to create that crispy coating. 
  • This recipe yields a generous amount of buffalo sauce, you can reserve a bit to serve alongside if you prefer a less saucy wing.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Buffalo Wings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 676 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Fat 52g80%
Saturated Fat 23g144%
Cholesterol 202mg67%
Sodium 2395mg104%
Potassium 325mg9%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 1225IU25%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.