Sweet ‘n’ Tangy Chicken Wings Recipe

Ketchup and brown sugar are just two of the ingredients that make these wings a sweet BBQ treat.

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]

  • 3 pounds chicken wingettes (about 30)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • Dash pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar


  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Liquid Smoke, optional
  • Sesame seeds, optional


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”3 hours, 35 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Sprinkle chicken wings with a dash of salt and pepper. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 5-10 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Transfer to a greased 5-qt. slow cooker. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Combine the ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic, Liquid Smoke if desired and remaining salt; pour over wings. Toss to coat. Cover and cook on low for 3-1/4 to 3-3/4 hours or until chicken juices run clear. Sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

[nutrition-info calories=”116″ calories_fat=”” fat=”7g sat_fat=”2g” choles=”” sodium=”225mg” carbs=”5g” sugars=”” protein=”8g” fiber=””]

Serving size: 1 wing, without optional ingredients


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