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Slow-Cooker Root Beer Chicken Wings

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 4 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 12

The addition of root beer in these slow-cooker chicken wings is a nice twist on a traditional barbecue sauce. ...MORE+ LESS-

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

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  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
24%
Sodium
420mg
18%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
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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