Home on the Free Range Chicken Wings

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Total Time
1hr 5mins
30 mins
35 mins

A different kind of wings, these use a dry rub and are baked. I've had a movie night with a teen girls organization group, and the girls made these wings for snacks. It was simple, and a big hit. Originally from the movie series "Dinner and a Movie".

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  1. Combine the Rub ingredients (1st 7 ingredients) in a bowl.
  2. Rinse the chicken wings in cold water and cut in half at the joint, discarding the tips of the wings.
  3. Rub the dry spice mixture well into the wings, cover and refrigerate.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  5. Melt the butter in a small saucepan.
  6. Add the garlic, Tabasco, lemon juice and dried herbs; simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Arrange the chicken on a roasting pan or baking dish and bake 15 minutes, turning once.
  8. Remove the wings from the oven and baste generously with the sauce.
  9. Return to the oven, reduce the heat to 350 F and continue cooking about 20 minutes, or until crisp and brown.
  10. *Ifyou want to reduce the fat, use butter buds and/or chicken breast strips.