Firecracker Wings

Lightly breaded and oven-baked, these Firecracker Wings get their kick from a "fiery" blend of chili powder and peppers. Serve with a side of blue cheese or ranch dressing.

Firecracker Wings

Test Kitchen Tip: Prepare as directed, using 1 to 2 teaspoons McCormick® Hot Shot!® Black & Red Pepper Blend in place of the Chili Powder, Ground Black Pepper and Ground Red Pepper.


  • 1/2 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Red Pepper, Ground
  • 2 pounds chicken wing pieces
  • Blue cheese or ranch dressing (optional)


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Mix bread crumbs and spices in large resealable plastic bag.
  3. Add chicken wings in batches; shake to coat well.
  4. Arrange chicken wings in single layer on large foil-lined shallow baking pan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  6. Serve with blue cheese or ranch dressing, if desired.

Yield: 6 (3-wing) appetizer servings
Prep: 10 min | Cook: 30 min

per serving: Calories: 221 Fat: 13 g Carbohydrates: 7 g Cholesterol: 98 mg Sodium: 482 mg Fiber: 1 g Protein: 19 g

Recipe and photo used with permission from: McCormick

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