Root Beer BBQ Wings
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The only barbecue sauce you'll need this summer.
Serves: 6 to 8
For the Sauce
  • ¾ cup root beer
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • juice of 1 lime
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
To Make Barbecue Wings
  • 3 lb chicken wings
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
To Make Sauce
  1. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, whisk together root beer, ketchup, brown sugar, honey, Worcestershire, lime juice, garlic powder and onion powder.
  2. Simmer until the flavors meld and the sauce reduces slightly, 8 to 10 minutes.
To Make Wings
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with a metal rack.
  2. In a large bowl, toss chicken wings with vegetable oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place on wire rack and bake until golden and crispy, 55 minutes to 1 hour.
  4. Brush baked wings with barbecue sauce and broil until caramelized, about 4 minutes.