Crispy chicken wings with sauce and okra
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Crispy Cajun Wings

These Crispy Cajun Wings are spicy, absolutely delicious and they’re baked with a surprise ingredient to make them extra crispy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crispy Cajun Wings
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 281kcal
Author: Pam - Two Cups of Health


  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 3/4 Tsp Cajun seasoning Prefer Paul Prudhomme Meat Magic
  • 1 Pound Chicken wings


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  • In a gallon zip lock bag add baking powder, smoked paprika and Cajun seasoning.  Zip and shake to combine.
  • Add rinsed wings to bag.  Zip and once again shake to coat wings evenly.
  • Line a sheet pan with foil, then plate a rack above it and spray the rack with oil.  
  • Place the chicken wings on the rack in a single layer. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.  Then turn the wings over and bake an additional 20 minutes.
  • Remove the sheet pan from the oven and let the chicken wings rest for 5 minutes.
  • Optional:  Serve with your favorite wing sauce.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 95mg | Potassium: 816mg | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 275mg | Iron: 1.9mg