8 Easy and Delicious Super Bowl Paleo & GF Wing Recipes

January 10th, 2014
Super Bowl Wing Recipes

8 Easy and Delicious Super Bowl Paleo & GF Wing Recipes

The Super Bowl is quickly approaching so don’t be the one fumbling in the kitchen this year on February 2.

In honor of Super Bowl XLVIII, we present to you 8 awesomely delicious, fast and super easy paleo/gluten-free chicken wing recipes for the 8 teams left standing in this weekend’s Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs.

Test these epic wings out this weekend and then make your favorites for your Super Bowl party!

Trust me, your friends will be impressed.

And for the record, my boyfriend Chris and I made all 8 wing recipes in 1 week.

We have been eating wings non-stop for 5 consecutive days.

I am on Day 10 of the Paleo Secret 30 Day Challenge and I’ve already dropped 4 pounds… and this is after eating chicken wings for a week.

 

WINGS                                                              LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY 

Bacon Wrapped Wings  -                                   Super Easy

Flamin’ Cajun Wings  -                                       Easy

Maple Mustard Sesame Wings –                        Easy

Whitman Wings (aka, “Freaking Hot Wings”)  -  Easy

Coconut Curry Wings  -                                     Super Easy

NorCal Wings: Chili, Lime, Scallions  -               Super Easy

Carolina BBQ Wings  -                                       Easy

SoCal Wings: Tequila and Lime Wings  -           Easy

 

Side note

For each wing recipe, I season the wings (dry ingredients only) and put them in the fridge for 30 minutes to an hour.

This will give the wings a chance to dry.

The dryer the wings, the better, as the skin gets crispier and the meat gets juicy and more tender.

Also, sometimes we remove the wing tips and sometimes we don’t.

It’s a matter of personal preference.

Some people freak out when they see the the wing tips.

We find the tips to be crunchy and flavorful.

If you do remove the tips, save them to make chicken broth.

All cooking temps and times are the same too.

Set the oven for 420 degrees and bake the wings on a baking sheet for 15 minutes on each side for 30 minutes total in the oven.

Got it?

Good.

Here we go!

Bacon Wrapped Wings

Bacon Wrapped Wings

Ingredients:

A dozen wings

A dozen slices of nitrate-free bacon or pancetta.

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp pepper

1 tbsp cayenne pepper

optional: fresh rosemary to garnish

 

Directions:

Apply cayenne pepper, salt and pepper to the wings and place them in the fridge for 30 minutes to one hour.

Preheat the oven to 420 F.

Now take the wings out of the fridge and start wrapping each one with bacon/pancetta, making sure the entire wing is wrapped evenly.

You can use half a slice of bacon if you’d like, but why would you?

You can also use toothpicks to make sure the bacon doesn’t unwrap on the baking sheet.

Place the wings in the oven and set the timer for 15 minutes.

Now flip the wings over and bake for another 15 minutes.

Your kitchen should smell like heaven right about now.

Take the wings out, plate them up and crush them like you mean it.

You may also want to save a couple for your friends.

Optional: Now if you really want to impress your friends and add another layer of flavor to the bacon/wing combo, try garnishing with fresh rosemary.

Flamin’ Cajun Wings 

Flamin' Cajun Wings

Ingredients:

a dozen wings

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp pepper

1 tbsp garlic powder

1 tbsp paprika

1 tbsp dried onion flakes

1 tbsp cayenne pepper

1 tbsp dried oregano

1 tbsp dried thyme

 

Directions:

Apply all the ingredients to the wings and place them in the fridge for 30 minutes to one hour.

Preheat the oven to 420 F.

Place the wings in the oven and set the timer for 15 minutes.

Now flip the wings over and bake for another 15 minutes.

Now take them out and ENJOY!

Maple Mustard Sesame Wings

Maple Mustard Sesame Wings

Ingredients:

a dozen wings

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp pepper

2 tbsp organic grade A Maple Syrup

3 tbsp mustard (we used Moutarde a L’ancienne, found at Whole Foods)

2 tbsp sesame seeds

optional: garnish with cucumber

 

Directions:

Apply salt and pepper to the wings and place them in the fridge for 30 minutes to one hour.

Preheat the oven to 420 F.

While the oven is heating up, combine the maple syrup and mustard in a bowl and whisk with a fork.

Toss the wings in the bowl and make sure every inch of the wings are covered in the sauce.

Place the wings on the baking sheet and bake them in the oven for 15 minutes.

Now flip the wings over and bake for another 15 minutes.

Sprinkle sesame seeds on the wings before serving and ENJOY.

As an option, you can slice a cucumber and garnish on the plate around the wings.

Whitman Paleo Hot Wings (aka Freaking Hot Wings)

Whitman Wings

Ingredients:

a dozen wings

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp pepper

1/4 cup Frank’s Red Hot Original Hot Sauce (we used O’Brother That’s Hot Organic Habanero Pepper Sauce this time)

1 tsp dried parsley

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp garlic powder

2 tbsp melted grass-fed butter

 

Directions:

Apply salt, pepper, parsley, paprika, and garlic powder to the wings and place them in the fridge for 30 minutes to one hour.

Place the wings in the oven at 420 degrees F, and set the timer for 15 minutes.

Flip the wings over and bake for another 15 minutes.

While wings are baking, prepare hot wing sauce.

Combine melted butter and hot sauce in a bowl and stir.

Avoid added sugar, industrial seed oils like canola oil and things you can’t pronounce.

When wings are finished baking, toss wings in hot sauce until evenly coated and serve.

You can also serve the hot wings with paleo ranch dip (see recipe from Sarah Fragoso below)

Paleo Ranch (From Sarah Fragoso’s book, Everyday Paleo Family Cookbook)

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Paleo mayonnaise (Go HERE to see how to make this)

1 Tbsp full-fat coconut milk (Native Forest brand)

1 tsp dried dill

1/2 tsp dried parsley

1/4 tsp minced garlic

black pepper

 

Directions:

Gently stir all ingredients together and serve as a dressing for salads or a dip for veggies, hot wings, or anything else you can think of.  Makes approx 1/2 cup of ranch.

Coconut Curry Wings 

Coconut Curry

Ingredients:

a dozen wings

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp pepper

3 tbsp organic curry powder

1/4 cup coconut flakes

 

Directions:

Apply salt, pepper and curry powder to the wings and place them in the fridge for 30 minutes to one hour.

Warning – Wash your hands immediately after touching curry powder.

Another tip, and this applies to the super messy ones out there (my boyfriend included)… don’t wear white.

Place the wings on the baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes at 420 degrees F.

Now flip the wings over and bake for another 10 minutes.

Now sprinkle the coconut flakes on the wings and bake them for another 5 minutes.

I do this because I HATE burnt coconut flakes and they’re so easy to burn.

It’s my worst pet peeve.

I love it when they get just a little golden brown, and baking them for 5 minutes will do just that.

Now take them out of the oven and get messy.

NorCal Wings: Chili, Lime, Scallions

 

Ingredients:

a dozen wings

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp pepper

2 tbsp chili powder

juice of an entire lime

1 knob of ginger, diced

2 scallions, chopped

 

Directions:

Apply salt, pepper and chili powder to the wings and place them in the fridge for 30 minutes to one hour.

Preheat the oven to 420 degrees F.

Take the wings out of the fridge and toss in lime juice, ginger and chopped scallions (trim the bottom and top of the scallion and slice into thin rings).

Place the wings on the baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes at 420 degrees F.

Now flip the wings over and bake for another 15 minutes.

I love these wings. During our “R&D Wing Week”, these were the first ones I made in the kitchen and they hold a special place dear to my heart.

The crispy bits of scallion off the wings are just SO good.

Carolina BBQ Wings

Carolina BBQ

Ingredients:

a dozen wings

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp pepper

2 tbsp mustard

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tbsp honey

1 tbsp tamari

1 tbsp chili powder

1 tsp cayenne pepper

1 tbsp melted butter

 

Directions:

Apply salt and pepper to the wings and place them in the fridge for 30 minutes to one hour.

Preheat the oven to 420 degrees F.

While the oven is heating up, make the BBQ sauce. Combine the mustard, vinegar, honey, tamari, chili powder, cayenne and melted butter into a bowl.

Whisk until the mixture becomes nice and thick.

Take the wings out of the fridge and toss them in the sauce until well coated.

Place the wings on the baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes at 420 degrees F.

Now flip the wings over and bake for another 15 minutes.

SoCal Wings: Tequila and Lime Wings

Tequila and Lime Wings

Ingredients:

a dozen wings

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp pepper

2 shots of tequila (we used Don Julio Blanco)

juice from an entire lime

homemade guacamole

homemade pico de gallo

 

Directions:

Apply salt and pepper to the wings and place them in the fridge for 30 minutes to one hour.

Preheat the oven to 420 degrees F.

While the oven is heating up, combine the tequila and lime juice in a large bowl.

Take the wings out of the fridge and let them sit for 10 minutes.

I don’t like when my wings are sitting in a wet marinade because they just don’t get as crispy and juicy, but I find that around 10 minutes of soaking in tequila makes for a nice wing.

After all, who am I to say no to tequila?

Place the wings on the baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes at 420 degrees F.

Now flip the wings over and bake for another 15 minutes.

While the wings are cooking, make some guacamole and pico de gallo.

Here’s the catch.

We dip these wings in the guac & pico de gallo.

Seriously.

And they’re mind blowing.

 

So there you have it. 8 teams, 8 wings. 

I have to admit, I am still not sick of eating wings after a straight week… although I wouldn’t mind having Tim Ferriss’ Sexy Time Steak tonight.

 

Recipes and photographs by:

Susan Tie
The Paleo Secret

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