Sports Bar Dry Rub Chicken Wings


Recipe courtesy Nest Wellness


Serving = 4 servings

Dry Rub Baked Chicken Wings

  • 2 lbs chicken wings or wings and drumsticks
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or avocado oil

Dry Rub

  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 9 spices make up this tasty dry rub
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ¾ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

Ranch Dressing

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise use homemade or store bought avocado oil mayonnaise (or alternatively, you can use full fat greek yogurt)
  • 2 tablespoons cashew milk
  • 1 ½ teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon diced fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. Make the dry rub first by adding all of the spices to a jar or small bowl and mix well. 1 tablespoon paprika,2 teaspoons garlic powder,9 spices make up this tasty dry rub,2 teaspoons onion powder,1 ½ teaspoons sea salt,1 teaspoon oregano,1 teaspoon cumin,¾ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper,½ teaspoon cayenne pepper,½ teaspoon chili powder
  3. Dry the chicken wings and drumsticks very well with paper towels- this is an important step, so don’t skip this part!
  4. In a large bowl, put the dried chicken pieces and coat completely with 2 tablespoons of olive or avocado oil, using your hands or tongs.
  5. Sprinkle the oil coated chicken with all of the dry rub and toss to coat completely.
  6. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper (for easy clean up) and place a wire rack over the paper.
  7. Place the dry rub coated chicken on the rack and leave space in between pieces so they get crispy.
  8. Bake for 35-45 minutes (depending on the size of your wings and drumsticks), until browned and cooked thoroughly.

Ranch Dressing

  • While the chicken is baking, make this easy Ranch Dressing
  • Mix all the ingredients together in a jar or small bowl, enjoy!


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