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5 from 10 votes

The Best Chicken Wing Recipe Ever

A simple recipe for the best wings you ever ate. Pre baked in the oven and then finished on the grill.  
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken wings, hot wings, wings
Servings: 4


  • 2 pounds chicken wings tips removed, flats and drumettes separated
  • 6 tablespoons butter clarified
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup Frank's Red Hot Sauce


  • Preheat oven to 450° F.
  • Separate the tips, flats and drumettes. Discard the tips.
  • Place the flats and drumettes on an oven safe rack over a sheet pan or a disposable foil tray.
  • Bake wings at 450° F for 1 hour, or until golden brown and crispy.
  • While wings are in the oven, clarify butter.
  • Add garlic to clarified butter and keep warm.
  • Remove chicken wings from the oven and let rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Place wings in a large bowl and toss with garlic butter.
  • Add hot sauce and toss to coat.
  • Grill over high heat for 4 to 5 minutes, turning frequently.
  • Serve immediately.