The Best Cajun Wings Recipe

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Easy Cajun Baked Chicken Wings Recipe – delicious juicy, crispy chicken wings in a spicy Cajun rub always hit any party!

Whether you celebrate New Year’s or host a Big Game party, having good food is important.

These Cajun Baked Chicken Wing recipes are crispy and spicy, and you are going to learn everything you need to know about this recipe.

Let’s begin!

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Can you freeze chicken wings after seasoning?

Yes, if the meat was not frozen, you can freeze chicken wings after seasoning. Raw chicken wings can freeze for up to a year in the freeze.

Can I freeze cooked chicken wings?

Yes, you can freeze cooked chicken wings, and with proper care, they can last for up to 1 month in your freezer.

close up photo of cajun wings plated

What are the ingredients to make Cajun Chicken Wings?

To make this chicken wings recipe, you are going to need the following ingredients:

For wings:

  • 2.5 pounds of wings, cut at joints
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • ¼ tablespoon of ground black pepper
  • ½ tablespoon of onion powder
  • ½ tablespoon ground thyme
  • ½ tablespoon oregano
  • ½-1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder

For Sauce:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic (2-3 cloves)
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning (or reserve 1 teaspoon of wing seasoning)
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of parsley flakes
Cajun seasoning in glass bowl

How to make the sauce for the Cajun chicken wings

To make the sauce for this recipe, you will take the melted butter, minced garlic, Cajun Seasoning, Parmesan cheese, and parsley flakes and mix them in a bowl.

Plated chicken wings in white plate.

How to Make Cajun Wings

Now that you have made the sauce, it is time to make this recipe and start baking. Follow the directions below, and you will be enjoying these wings in no time!

First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Next, cut rinse the chicken wings cut them at the joints and pat dry.

Raw chicken wings seasoned.

Using a large bowl, place the wings there and season them with garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, onion powder, thyme, oregano, salt, and chili powder.

Raw chicken wing seasoned on baking sheet.

Place the chicken wings in a greased baking pan. Bake uncovered for 25 minutes.

After 25 minutes, flip wings and bake for an additional 15 minutes.

Close up photo of cajun chicken wings

Remove pan and, with a cooking brush or spoon, generously add the chicken wing sauce to the wings.

Return wings to the oven cook for an additional 10 minutes or until they are fully cooked.

Baked Cajun chicken wings close up.

For crispier wings, turn heat up to 425 degrees for the last ten minutes.

Your Cajun Chicken Wings are ready to serve!

Baked Cajun Chicken Wings Recipe

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Baked Cajun Chicken Wings Recipe

Baked Cajun Chicken Wings Recipe

Yield: About 16 wings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Learn how to make these crispy delicious, and spicy Cajun Chicken Wings. Baked to perfections and coated with a delicious sauce.

Ingredients

For wings

  • 2.5 pounds of wings, cut at joints
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • ¼ tablespoon of ground black pepper
  • ½ tablespoon of onion powder
  • ½ tablespoon ground thyme
  • ½ tablespoon oregano
  • ½-1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder

For Sauce

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic (2-3 cloves)
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning (or reserve 1 teaspoon from wing seasoning)
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of parsley flakes

Instructions

To Make The Sauce

  1. Mix all the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl.

To Prepare The Chicken Wings

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Rinse and cut wings, pat dry.
  3. In a large bowl season wings with garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, onion powder, thyme, oregano, salt and chili powder.
  4. Add wings to a greased baking pan.
  5. Bake uncovered for 25 minutes.
  6. After 25 minutes, flip wings.
  7. Bake for an additional 15 minutes.
  8. Remove pan and with a cooking brush or spoon, generously add the chicken wing sauce to the wings.
  9. Return wings to the oven, cook for an additional 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked.
  10. For crispier wings, turn heat up to 425 degrees for the last ten minutes.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 292Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 762mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 12g

These nutritional calculations might not be accurate. Please speak with a licensed nutritionist to assist you.

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