Classic Hot Wings


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Classic Hot Wings
Photo: © Hector Sanchez
Active Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
2 to 4


  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 pounds chicken wingettes and drumettes (see Note)

  • 2 ½ tablespoons red hot sauce

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 500°. Line a large baking sheet with foil and spray with vegetable oil. In a bowl, mix the flour with the salt. Add the chicken and toss to coat. Spread the chicken on the baking sheet in a single layer and spray with vegetable oil. Roast the chicken for 45 minutes, turning once or twice, until browned and crispy.

  2. In a bowl, toss the chicken wings with the hot sauce and butter; serve.


Wingettes and drumettes are often sold separately.

Suggested Pairing

Crisp, malty lager, such as a Sam Adams Boston Lager.

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