Venango County Recipe of the Day: Sweet ‘n’ Tangy Chicken Wings

| September 17, 2023

Venango County Recipe of the Day: Sweet ‘n’ Tangy Chicken Wings – Sponsored by Top Tier Federal Credit Union.

Start these wings a few hours ahead of time and you’ll have fantastic appetizers ready when your guests arrive!


12 chicken wings (about 3 pounds)
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
Dash pepper
1-1/2 cups ketchup
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon liquid smoke, optional
Optional: Sliced jalapeno peppers, finely chopped red onion, and sesame seeds


-Using a sharp knife, cut through the 2 wing joints; discard wingtips. Sprinkle chicken with a dash of salt and pepper. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat until golden brown, 6-8 minutes on each side. Transfer to a greased 5-qt. slow cooker.

-Combine the ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic, liquid smoke if desired, and remaining salt; pour over wings. Toss to coat.

-Cover and cook on low until chicken is tender, 2-3 hours. If desired, top with jalapenos, onion, and sesame seeds to serve.

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