Crispy Baked Wings with Chipotle Barbecue Sauce or Nashville-Style Sauce

This crowd-pleasing recipe includes two different sauces to complement wings — chipotle barbecue sauce or Nashville-style sauce — pick your favorite or try both.

Servings: 4 to 6

Wings:
2 Tbs baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp black pepper
4 1/2 pounds chicken wings, drums and flats separated, tips removed

Chipotle barbecue sauce:
1 cup barbecue sauce
3 Tbs Tabasco Chipotle Sauce
2 Tbs lime juice

Nashville-style sauce:
6 Tbs Tabasco Sauce
8 Tbs butter, softened
1 Tbs light brown sugar
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp salt

Heat oven to 425 degrees. In a bowl, combine baking powder, salt, paprika and black pepper. Shake over both sides of wings. Place seasoned wings on rack over foil-lined sheet pan. Bake 20 minutes, turn wings over and continue cooking additional 20 minutes in convection oven or 30 minutes in conventional oven. Cooked wings should reach at least 180 degrees internal temperature with crispy texture.

To make chipotle barbecue sauce: In bowl, mix barbecue sauce, Tabasco Chipotle Sauce and lime juice.

Alternatively, to make Nashville-style sauce: In bowl, mix Tabasco Sauce, butter, brown sugar, paprika, garlic powder and salt. Set aside. Remove wings from oven. Toss wings with preferred sauce and serve.