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Baked Blackened Cajun Chicken Wings

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 8

These Cajun-flavored wings bake up beautifully then get a sweet glaze and a spin under the broiler to give them a crispy blackened skin. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
tablespoons hot sauce
2
tablespoons Cajun or Creole seasoning
3
lb chicken wings
2
tablespoons butter, melted
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon Muir Glen™ organic tomato paste
1
green onion, thinly sliced

Steps

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  • 1
    Position oven rack 4 inches from broiler. Heat oven to 425°F. Line large rimmed baking sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix hot sauce and Cajun seasoning. Add wings; toss to thoroughly coat. Pour onto baking sheet; arrange in single layer.
  • 3
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and juice of wings is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (at least 165°F). Remove baking sheet from oven; turn wings. In small bowl, mix butter, brown sugar and tomato paste. Brush wings with butter mixture.
  • 4
    Set oven control to broil. Broil wings 2 to 4 minutes or until crispy and blackened in spots. Top with green onion.

Expert Tips

  • Can’t have wings without carrot and celery sticks? Make it Cajun with celery, green bell pepper and green onion sticks.
  • These wings reheat well – but be sure to use the oven instead of the microwave to make the skins crispy again.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
95mg
31%
Sodium
370mg
16%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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