Easy Baked Chicken Wings with Tangy Yogurt Dip

Get ready for game day, we’re about to make a bold claim: These will be the best chicken wings you’ve ever had. In your life.

Super simple and gluten-free to boot, Chef Yankel’s signature easy baked wings are easier and healthier than fried chicken but just as tasty! For this chicken wing recipe, we’ve chosen a tangy yogurt dip for our wing sauce, but our baked chicken wings go great with Buffalo, blue cheese dressing, hot sauce, you name it! Buttery, flavorful, with tons of crispy skin, this should definitely be your big game go-to this February. Learn Chef Yankel’s 3 tricks to the perfect party wings right now!

Easy Baked Chicken Wings with Tangy Yogurt Dip

3.78 from 22 votes
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Course: Appetizer, Meal Prep
Cuisine: American
Protein: Poultry
Cut: Chicken Wings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 5 people

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs ButcherBox Chicken Wing

Chicken Wing Rub

  • 2 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp paprika
  • 2 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • 8 Tbsp butter melted

Tangy Yogurt Dip

  • 2 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp reserved dry rub
  • ¾ c plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ c sour cream
  • ¼ tsp cayenne
  • ½ tsp kosher salt

Instructions

  • Mix all dry rub ingredients except butter. Reserve 1 Tbsp of dry rub for dip.
  • Pour dry rub over wings and mix well.
  • Place wings skin-side up on wire rack and refrigerate uncovered for one hour or overnight. You can skip this step and go straight to the oven, but that hour in the fridge really helps with crispiness!
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Melt butter and brush gently over wings.
  • Bake wings in oven. After 25 minutes, carefully open oven just enough to let some steam vent. Cook for 20 more minutes, or until skin is crispy, and meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of chicken wing — without touching bone — reads 165°F.
  • Mix all dip ingredients. This can be done a day or two in advance for maximum flavor.
  • Enjoy the best wings ever!
  • Chicken is done when internal temperature reaches 165°F, followed by a 3 minute rest. Cook time will depend on cut size and cooking method.
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