Wings. They’re a part of the chicken that I never fully appreciated until I started making my own. And I appreciate them even more now that I have discovered that Josh loves them! And he very rarely likes anything I make him. This recipe is quite simple, but allow enough time to trim the wings—it can be rather time consuming. If you can get them from a butcher who will trim them for you, it saves a whole lot of time. This recipe is a classic. The sauce is simply pastured butter and Frank’s Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce. Be sure to use only the Original since the others contain non-paleo ingredients. We had wings for dinner so I made the full amount, but this recipe is easily scaled up or down depending on your needs.
Adapted from fastpaleo.com.
This recipe uses paleo ranch dressing.
- chicken wings - 5 pounds, trimmed
- hot sauce (Frank's Original) - 1/2 cup
- pastured butter - 1/4 cup
- carrots -
- celery -
- paleo ranch dressing -
- Preheat oven to 425º F.
- Rinse chicken and pat it dry with paper towels.
- Place chicken on a large, rimmed baking sheet and bake for 60-75 minutes or until the skin is browned and crispy.
- While chicken bakes, combine butter and hot sauce in a small bowl.
- Remove wings from oven and let cool slightly. Transfer wings to a large bowl. Pour hot sauce mixture over wings and toss to coat.
- Serve wings with carrot and celery sticks and paleo ranch dressing.