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Saturday, January 8, 2011

Crockpot Chicken Wings

Need a fuss-free appetizer for your next party? Or maybe you want to serve these on a Sunday afternoon when you're watching football with friends. Heck, I think you could make these for dinner when you're craving bar food and want a slightly healthier option!

These wings take minutes to prepare and they're then cooked in the slow cooker until the meat is practically falling off the bone. I stuck the wings in the crockpot frozen and the melted water from the wings made the sauce a little thinner than I preferred. To compensate, feel free to add a few tablespoons of cornstarch to the sauce to thicken it a bit. The sauce is bursting with flavor, but it's not super spicy. If you want a hotter sauce, add more hot sauce!

Grab a napkin, because these are messy. The mess is absolutely worth it though! Enjoy!

Crockpot Chicken Wings

-One 3-pound bag of frozen chicken wings
-1 (12 oz.) can or bottle of chili sauce
-1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
-1/4 cup molasses
-2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
-3 drops hot pepper sauce
-1 tbsp salsa
-2 1/2 tsp chili powder
-1 tsp garlic powder
-2 tsp salt

1. Place chicken in a slow cooker. In a medium bowl combine all other ingredients.
2. Pour sauce mixture over chicken. If cooking wings from frozen, cook on high for 3-4 hours then switch to low for an additional 1-2 hours. If cooking thawed wings, cook on low for 5 hours.