Spicy and Flavorful Rubbed Chicken Wings

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Spicy and Flavorful Rubbed Chicken Wings
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 10, 2023

Get ready to indulge in the tastiest chicken wings ever! These spicy and flavorful rubbed chicken wings are perfect for any occasion, from game night to backyard barbecues. The secret lies in the mouthwatering rub that seasons every crispy bite. Serve them with your favorite dipping sauce and watch these wings disappear!


  • 2 pounds chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, brown sugar, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper to create the rub.
  3. Place the chicken wings in a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Toss the wings to ensure they are evenly coated.
  4. Sprinkle the prepared rub over the wings, turning and rubbing them to coat thoroughly.
  5. Arrange the wings on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  6. Bake the wings in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes, or until they are crispy and cooked through. Flip the wings halfway through cooking for even browning.
  7. Once cooked, remove the wings from the oven and let them rest for a few minutes.
  8. Serve the rubbed wings hot with your favorite dipping sauce.
  9. Enjoy the ultimate flavor explosion!

Interesting Facts

  • Chicken wings became popular in the United States in the 1960s and have since become a staple for sports events and parties.
  • Buffalo wings, a variation of chicken wings, were invented in Buffalo, New York, hence the name.
  • The rub used in this recipe can be customized by adjusting the amount of cayenne pepper to suit your desired level of spiciness.