Beer Brined Buffalo Wings

beer brined buffalo wings Snack
Beer Brined Buffalo Wings
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

You will love these mouth-watering buffalo wings and so will the guests at your next party! ...MORE + LESS -


1 tbsp (15 mL) packed brown sugar
1 tbsp (15 mL) coarse salt
1 bottle (12 oz/341 mL) beer (or ginger ale)
2 lb (1 kg) chicken wings (12)
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) onion powder
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) paprika
1/4 cup (50 mL) butter
1/4 cup (50 mL) red pepper sauce


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. 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 (165ºF). If desired, shake extra pepper sauce over wings after baking.

Expert Tips

  • Tip : Serve with a side of ranch dressing and celery.

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