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Slow-Cooker Root Beer Chicken Wings

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 4 hr 30 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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The addition of root beer in these slow-cooker chicken wings is a nice twist on a traditional barbecue sauce.

Ingredients

2
lb chicken wing drummettes
1
cup root beer
1 1/2
cups barbecue sauce
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Steps

  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir root beer, barbecue sauce, brown sugar and pepper flakes until well blended. Reserve 1 cup sauce. Pour remaining sauce over chicken. Stir to coat.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours.
  • 4 Set oven control to broil. Line broiler pan with foil. Using slotted spoon or tongs, place chicken on pan (discard liquid). Brush with reserved 1 cup sauce. Broil tops of chicken 3 inches from heat 6 to 9 minutes or until browned. Turn chicken; brush with sauce. Broil 6 to 9 minutes longer or until browned. Serve with remaining sauce for dipping, if desired.
  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir root beer, barbecue sauce, brown sugar and pepper flakes until well blended. Reserve 1 cup sauce. Pour remaining sauce over chicken. Stir to coat.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours.
  • 4 Set oven control to broil. Line broiler pan with foil. Using slotted spoon or tongs, place chicken on pan (discard liquid). Brush with reserved 1 cup sauce. Broil tops of chicken 3 inches from heat 6 to 9 minutes or until browned. Turn chicken; brush with sauce. Broil 6 to 9 minutes longer or until browned. Serve with remaining sauce for dipping, if desired.

Expert Tips

Garnish with sliced green onions, if desired.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
223.1
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10.2g
16%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
83.9mg
28%
Sodium
434.0mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
19.0g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
16.3g
Protein
13.5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0.50%
0%
Calcium
2.30%
2%
Iron
3.40%
3%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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