Happy Fathers Day!Beer Brimed Wings

 Beer-Brined Buffalo WingsWings

  • 20 min Prep Time
  • Total Time1 hr 25 min
  • 12 Servings




Brining brings out the succulence of poultry, and this quick-brine of salt, beer and brown sugar will intensify the taste of these spicy wings. To make them truly authentic, serve with ranch dressing and crisp celery stalks.


1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon coarse salt

1 bottle (12 oz) beer

2 lb chicken wings (12)

1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder

1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder

1 1/2 teaspoons paprika

1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup red pepper sauce


  • 1 – Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with foil.
  • 2 – In large bowl, beat brown sugar, salt and beer with whisk. Add chicken wings; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate 30 minutes to brine.
  • 3 – In large resealabe food-storage plastic bag, mix onion powder, garlic powder and paprika. Drain chicken; pat dry with paper towels. Discard brine. Add chicken to bag; toss until evenly coated. Place chicken on cookie sheet.
  • 4- In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter. Stir in pepper sauce. Heat to a simmer. Pour mixture over wings
  • 5- Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (165°F). If desired, shake extra pepper sauce over wings after baking. 
  • Enjoy! Have a Good Fathers Day



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