Game time is no time to mess around when it comes to fast, savory snacks. Crispy and light, tangy and bold, these wings have you covered for all your game-day needs. These spicy hot wings pair perfectly with Litehouse Chunky Blue Cheese or Homestyle Ranch Dressing and may result in another game day rivalry: blue cheese vs.
ranch. Whether you’re hosting the game-day party or bringing a dish to a friend’s bash, these wings can make mouths water from the opening kickoff to the final whistle. Find more game-day recipes at litehousefoods.com.
Crispy Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings
Total time: 1 hour, 25 minutes
4 pounds chicken wings
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
nonstick cooking spray
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/2 cup hot sauce
1/2 cup Litehouse Chunky Blue Cheese or Homestyle Ranch dressing
1/3 cup Litehouse Blue Cheese Crumbles
Lay wings on rack on rimmed baking tray and let dry in refrigerator overnight, or pat dry with paper towels.
Heat oven to 250 F. Put one oven shelf in lower quarter of oven and one in top quarter.
Place wings in large re-sealable bag. Add baking powder and salt. Shake bag to coat wings evenly.
Line tray with foil. Spray rack on baking tray with nonstick spray. Place wings skin side up on rack. Bake on lower shelf 30 minutes.
Move tray to higher shelf and turn oven up to 425 F. Bake 40-50 minutes, rotating tray halfway through. Wings are done when they are dark, golden brown and skin is crispy.
While wings bake, whisk together butter and hot sauce; keep warm.
Remove wings from oven and toss with hot sauce; sprinkle immediately with blue cheese crumbles. Serve with blue cheese or ranch dressing, carrots and celery sticks.
Dip into Game Day
Game day is about huddling up with friends and family, and feeling good about the food you share. Kick off the big game with Sabra, the official dip of the NFL, and help the crowd go wild when you put a twist on traditional hummus by topping it with bruschetta. Available in more than a dozen flavors, Sabra Hummus is made with fresh chickpeas, a touch of garlic and smooth tahini, making it a wholesome and delicious accompaniment for your favorite game-day chips, crackers and veggies. Find more big-game recipes at sabra.com.