Spicy Baked Chicken Wings

Cayenne pepper is known for its metabolism-boosting properties. Blended with paprika and garlic, cayenne is sure to kick up the heat in these chicken wings.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hours 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 12 chicken wings
  • 1⁄2 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp. agave nectar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil


  • Wash the chicken wings and pat dry. Combine garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, agave nectar, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Add wings and coat with mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Cover a baking dish with aluminum foil. Drizzle foil with olive oil. Place wings in one layer in baking dish.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until golden brown. Turn the wings over after 20 minutes to allow even cooking.