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Beer-Brined Buffalo Wings

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Beer-Brined Buffalo Wings
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12
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Brining brings out the succulence of poultry, and this quick-brine of salt, beer and brown sugar will intensify the taste of these spicy wings. To make them truly authentic, serve with ranch dressing and crisp celery stalks.
By Jessica Walker
Updated Mar 7, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt
  • 1 bottle (12 oz) beer
  • 2 lb chicken wings (12)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup red pepper sauce

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with foil.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat brown sugar, salt and beer with whisk. Add chicken wings; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate 30 minutes to brine.
  • 3
    In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix onion powder, garlic powder and paprika. Drain chicken; pat dry with paper towels. Discard brine. Add chicken to bag; toss until evenly coated. Place chicken on cookie sheet.
  • 4
    In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter. Stir in pepper sauce. Heat to a simmer. Pour mixture over wings.
  • 5
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (165°F). If desired, shake extra pepper sauce over wings after baking.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve with a side of ranch dressing and celery.

Nutrition

100 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 6g Protein, 0g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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