Apple Bourbon Chicken Wings

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
lb chicken wings
5
teaspoons canola oil
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1
cup apple jelly
1/3
cup bourbon
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil. Cut each chicken wing at joints to make 3 pieces; discard tip.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss chicken with 2 teaspoons of the oil, the salt and black pepper. Place chicken in pan. Bake uncovered 50 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix apple jelly, bourbon, brown sugar, garlic, red pepper and remaining 3 teaspoons oil. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat; reduce heat. Simmer 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Remove from heat.
  • 4 Remove chicken from oven. Drizzle half of the sauce over chicken; turn to coat with sauce.
  • 5 Bake 8 to 10 minutes longer or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Serve chicken wings with remaining sauce.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Use the same sauce on chicken breasts and grill them for an easy weeknight dinner.

For an alcohol-free version, omit the bourbon.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
388.6
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17.8g
27%
Saturated Fat
4.8g
24%
Cholesterol
125.9mg
42%
Sodium
399.7mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
30.8g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
22.4g
Protein
20.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
6.40%
6%
Calcium
2.50%
2%
Iron
4.30%
4%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.