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Bourbon-Glazed Chicken Wings

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Chicken wings are wonderfully crispy good on their own, but you can make them even better with bourbon. The combination of flavors entices guests at your next gathering to really dig into the goodness. Really, who can resist the combination of smooth bourbon and crisp chicken with the hint of smoky maple syrup? I sure can't.

Bourbon-Glazed Chicken Wings

From Sarah Lipoff, POPSUGAR Food


Finish the wings with a dusting of freshly cracked black pepper, which really elevates the smoky flavor of the wings.

Bourbon-Glazed Chicken Wings


  1. 1/4 cup flour
    1 1/4 teaspoon salt
    12 chicken wings, wing tips removed and separated at the joint
    1/4 cup bourbon
    1/4 cup maple syrup, plus more for serving
    Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 425˚F, and line a sheet pan with foil.
  2. Mix the flour and 1 teaspoon salt together in a medium mixing bowl, and add the wings, tossing to coat.
  3. Arrange the dusted wings in an even layer, and bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove wings, and flip, baking for an additional 10 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together the bourbon, maple syrup, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  6. Baste the wings with the sauce, and place under the broiler for 2 minutes per side.
  7. Finish with an extra drizzle of maple syrup and freshly ground black pepper before serving.

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