Chicken Wings

In the 1980s, American consumers began favoring chicken breast, making wings an inexpensive meat option that bar owners could salt up to promote beer sales.

Wings are still popular to this day, especially for parties and football season. We think you can’t go wrong with some homestyle Buffalo sauce or a dry rub.

Easiest Chicken Wing Soup

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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Protein: Poultry
Cut: Chicken Wings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12 people


  • 2 lbs ButcherBox Chicken Wings (frozen if using Instant Pot)
  • 1 c carrot roughly chopped
  • 1 c parsnip roughly chopped
  • 1 c turnip roughly chopped
  • 1 c celeriac roughly chopped
  • 1 c rutabaga roughly chopped
  • 2 qt water
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper


  • Place all ingredients in slow-cooker or Instant Pot.
  • If using slow-cooker, defrost chicken wings prior to cooking, and cook on high setting for 5 hours or until chicken is fall-apart tender. If using an Instant Pot, no need to defrost. Pressure cook on high for 30 minutes.
  • Once cooking time is complete, it can be left on warm for several hours or vented and portioned. Be sure to chill uncovered so steam can escape. Soup can be frozen for up to 4 months.
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