- 1 small package chicken wings
- 2/3 cup light brown sugar
- 2 tbsp. chili powder
- cooking spray
- butter or olive oil for searing
Wash your chicken wings under cold water and using a sharp knife separate the the wing and the drummette. Cut off the wing tips and save them in a container and store in the freezer for making homemade chicken stock.
Make sure your wings are DRY. Heat a large frying pan over moderately high heat. Add just a touch of butter or oil to the skillet. Place the chicken in, skin side down and sear until crispy. Do this in batches as necessary and transfer all of the chicken to an awaiting bowl - one that is large enough for all of the chicken pieces.
Add enough of the rub and toss the wings to coat all of the pieces. Place them on a baking sheet that has been lined with aluminum foil and sprayed with a cooking spray.
Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Turn once during the baking time, so both sides get browned.
Approximately 30-40 minutes.