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Easy 3-Ingredient Chicken Wings with Herbs and Honey

Easy 3-ingredient healthy chicken wings with herbs and honey! Make these for game day!

Easy 3-Ingredient Healthy Chicken Wings with Herbs and Honey! | @roastedroot #appetizer #superbowl #recipe

Did I ever tell you about the epic Buffalo Wing Binge of 2008? It was before this blog’s time, but there was a substantial stint in my latter days when roughly 60% of what I ate was dripping in buffalo sauce and blue cheese dressing. Don’t tell me…you went through the same thing? Apparently 2008 was the Year of the Buffalo Wing for us all.

And since we’re on the topic, how did Buffalo Wings get their name? Last I heard, buffalo don’t have wings. And crap man, if they did, they’d be uuuuuge! So why, “Buffalo?”

^^^Okay, I just googled it.

As the story goes, Buffalo wings were first served at a bar in Buffalo, New York in the 1960’s or 1970’s, who the heck knows, it was all a blur and tens of people who lived in Buffalo during that period laid claim to having been the inventor. So as it turns out, we all would have been less confused these last several decades had the wings originated in Minneapolis…or Austin…or Philadelphia…or anywhere but a city named after an animal.


The Super Bowl is fastly approaching and guess what? We need all the wings we can get.

Healthy-ish ones. You know…cause we’ve got alcohol calories to consume.

 Easy 3-Ingredient Healthy Chicken Wings with Herbs and Honey! | @roastedroot #appetizer #superbowl #recipe

Let’s face it, appetizers are the best dang part about the whole Super Bowl (considering the 49ers aren’t playing), so I figured I’d whip up a super easy and fool-proof chicken wing recipe. All’s you need is 3 ingredients, folks! Of course you can whip up a delicious dipping sauce to go with the wings if you’d like (such as my mayo-free green goddess dressing! So zesty, herb-y and fresh!), but the wings are plenty flavorful on their own. 


Easy 3-Ingredient Healthy Chicken Wings with Herbs and Honey! | @roastedroot #appetizer #superbowl #recipe

This easy 3-ingredient appetizer recipe requires only chicken wings, Italian-style seasoning, and honey. I simply stuck my raw chicken wings in a bowl, tossed in the herb blend, and baked them in the oven. I then drizzled honey on the crispy wings, because: yum. If you like your food on the salty side, you can sprinkle a little sea salt on the wings prior to eating them, but I thought they were fine as is!

Easy 3-Ingredient Healthy Chicken Wings with Herbs and Honey! | @roastedroot #appetizer #superbowl #recipe

Reno Wings #forthewin!

Easy 3-Ingredient Healthy Chicken Wings with Herbs and Honey! | @roastedroot #appetizer #superbowl #recipe
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Easy 3-Ingredient Chicken Wings with Herbs and Honey

The easiest chicken wing recipe that is sweet and savory for perfectly crispy appetizer for serving guests.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time22 minutes
Total Time27 minutes
Course: Lifestyle
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 pounds chicken wings
Author: Julia


  • 2 pounds frozen chicken wings thawed
  • 3 Tablespoons Italian seasoning*
  • Honey to taste for serving


  • Preheat your oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Place the chicken wings in a large mixing bowl and add the Italian seasoning. Use your hands to toss the wings and seasoning together until all the wings are coated (this may need to be done in batches depending on the size of your bowl).
  • Place the wings on a large non-stick baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 to 30 minutes, or until crispy and cooked through (Note: mine were in the oven for 22 minutes on the dot).
  • Remove from oven, transfer to a serving platter, and drizzle with honey.
  • Enjoy!



Serving: 1grams

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Monday 1st of May 2017

These look delicious and easy! I can't wait to try them.


Friday 30th of January 2015

You know, I did always wonder where the "buffalo" came from. I was totally going through a buffalo chicken pizza phase in 2008, so I think that counts!


Thursday 29th of January 2015

Yum! I love how simple these are, and seeing as I'm not a football fan, appetizers are definitely the best part of Superbowl!


Friday 30th of January 2015

Preach! This year's all about the appys, booze, and friends. Not super into the two teams that are playing, ha!


Thursday 29th of January 2015

This recipe sounds delicious. I'm a big fan of the few ingredient wings...not the wing recipes that have something like 10 ingredients. They're wings for crying out loud..keep it simple. :)


Friday 30th of January 2015

Cheers to simple recipes, woop woop!


Tuesday 27th of January 2015

My high school wing days were drenched in spicy sweet sauce, a small bowl of ranch and a handful of carrots and celery sticks which were eaten when I couldn't eat anymore wings. Thanks for taking me down that awesome memory lane. And on to grown-up wings!


Wednesday 28th of January 2015

Oh yes, ranch dressing was how things got et back in high school. If there was any salad eating in my latter days, it was doused in the ranch. Cheers to better habits now that we're older, wiser, and have calories to count <- kidding. not kidding. ;)

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