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Orange Glazed Chicken Wings

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Is anyone else super excited that football is back in season? I swear those few months without it seem to drag on and on and there’s absolutely nothing on TV. Okay, so that’s an exaggeration but there’s not much that compares to tailgating at a football game. Between the game itself, catching up with friends, and whatever is cooking the excitement doesn’t end!

Homegate like a pro

I know that not everyone has the time or budget to head out to the games so I thought I’d share an easy recipe so you can tailgate at home (or at the stadium). See, wings are pretty much synonymous with football in my book so I like to jazz them up just a tad all while keeping within a budget. That’s why I love shopping at Family Dollar; it’s close to my house and they always have great deals.

Orange Glazed Chicken Wings

Kind of bored with traditional hot wings I thought I’d cook up some orange glazed chicken wings instead. You can throw in a little hot sauce or red pepper flakes if you want some heat, but these are delicious as they are. Instead of using the same-old-same OJ I chose to go a different route and picked up some Orange Fanta from Family Dollar. While I was there I also grabbed some Coca-Cola and Wise Chips, everything I needed to keep these guys happy while we root for our favorite teams.

Orange Chicken Wings Football Party

Sport + Food + Soda = Happy Men

I used Alton Brown’s method for cooking the wings, steaming them first then baking. This makes them so much better than just frying or baking them. They’re super juicy and have the perfect amount of crispness, everything you want in a good wing.

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You can find my recipe below but first be sure to take advantage of this great offer. You can SAVE $1 when you buy (1) 12-pack of any Coca-Cola® product plus (1) Wise snack 3oz or larger at Family Dollar today! While you’re there look for the one-stop Coca-Cola and Wise snacks display.

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Orange Glazed Chicken Wings
 
Ingredients
  • 12 whole chicken wings
  • ⅓ cup Fanta Orange Soda
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
Instructions
  1. Steam wings over medium heat for 10 minutes.Pat dry and Bake at 425F for 15 minutes. Flip over and bake for 20 more minutes.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Allow the sauce to reduce and toss with cooked wings, serve immediately.

tailgate at home

What’s on your game day essentials shopping list? Be sure to head to Family Dollar for great savings on Wise and Coca-Cola products.

18 Comments

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  1. I always love scoring a good deal. These orange glazed chicken wings sound delicious. I also love that you gave it an Asian flare with the hoisin!

  2. Chicken wings are a family favorite. I will have to try this recipe. I have never had orange glazed chicken wings before.

  3. These wings sound amazing. I love orange chicken but most of the recipes are very good but then again I didnt make breaded chicken. I will have to try this recipe. I bet the orange soda gives it just enough sweetness and orange flavor.

  4. I have to admit that I don’t watch football that much but I do love the parties that come with the football season. These orange glazed chicken wings look so delicious and I will have to make this recipe. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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Amber is a 30 something country girl who is a habitual optimist, animal lover, reluctant foodie, and adventure seeker.