- 3 Pounds chicken wings (wingettes and drumettes split)
- 1/3 Cup Olive oil
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 1/2 Tablespoon paprika
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- 1/2 Cup hot sauce, prerably Frank's RedHot
- 1/2 Tablespoon cider vinegar
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 400F.
Step 2: Pat 2 pounds of split chicken wings dry with a paper towel.
Step 3: On a foil-lined baking pan or tray, toss them with 1/3 cup olive oil, salt, pepper, and 1/2 tablespoon paprika.
Step 4: Bake in the oven, turning once halfway, for 40-45 minutes, until crispy and juices run clear when pierced with a fork.
Step 5: 10 minutes before the wings are done, place 2 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over low heat. When melted, add the 1/2 cup hot sauce and stir. Taste and add a splash of cider vinegar, about 1/2 tablespoon. Cook until the sauce is warmed through.
Step 6: Remove the wings from the oven and toss well with the sauce and eat immediately.
Step 7: Serve alongside celery, carrots and blue cheese or ranch dressing if you'd like.