Super Easy Glazed Chicken Wings

Super Easy Glazed Chicken Wings

This glazed chicken wings recipe is great if you’re planning to have company over and need to something fuss free and easy to prepare. There’s nothing like servings wings that fall of the bone, make your mouth water have ‘em lining up for seconds.

Prep time:  Less than 15 minutes
Minimum cooking time: Low for 4 – 6 hours on High for 2-3 hours
Makes 3 dozen wings

Ingredients for Glazed Chicken Wings

  1. 18 chicken wings (about 3 lb)
  2. 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  3. 1/2 cup cocktail sauce
  4. 1 cup orange marmalade
  5. 2 garlic cloves – peel and crush
  6. 1 Tbsp Old Bay Seasoning


Step 1 – Cut up chicken wings
Cut the tips off the chicken wings and save them for making stock. Cut the remaining wings into two sections at the joint and arrange them in the slow cooker.

Step 2 – Mix your ingredients and add to chicken wings
In a mixing bowl, combine the cocktail sauce, orange marmalade, vinegar, garlic and Old Bay Seasoning. Stir well and pour over chicken wings.

Step 3 – Add to slow cooker and cook
Cook on Low for 4 – 6 hours or on High for 2-3 hours or until wings are tender.

Step 4 – Quickly broil the cooked wings
After wings are finished cooking in the slow cooker broil them in the oven broiler. Preheat the oven broiler and line a broiler pan with aluminum foil.  Broil the wings for 2-3 minutes on a side or until they are lightly browned.  Serve hot at room temperature or chilled.

With this glazed chicken wings recipe, here’s a quick tip. Be careful when broiling any food that has been marinated or cooked in a liquid with a high sugar content, such as this marinade.  The food will brown much faster than a similar dish cooked without a sweet component.  Looking for more chicken recipes for your slow cooker? Here’s a nice Chicken Cacciatore recipe you might want to try.

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