Cajun Bay Chicken Wings

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A few weeks ago I made a beer-can chicken recipe that used a 50/50 combination of Cajun seasoning and Old Bay seasoning. I instantly fell in love with the combination. A little heat, a little sweet, cloves, allspice, paprika… just about all you could imagine. I knew right then and there that I wanted to use the same mix on chicken wings. And so my Cajun Bay chicken wings were born. And oh how good they were. I served them dry, not sauced. Just that great combination of Cajun and Old Bay seasonings, with a little Ranch dressing on the side for dipping. The flavor combination was fantastic, and one you will see here again soon.

Cajun Bay Chicken Wings

Once the wings are cooked, you can dust them with more of the Cajun and Old Bay mix if you want even more pronounced flavors. I skipped it since Anita isn’t quite the fan of Old Bay as I am. She doesn’t like cloves or allspice so much. That’s one nice thing about this mix. You still get those flavors, but they are toned down a bit because of the addition of the Cajun seasoning.

I’m a big fan of Cajun-flavored or Cajun-inspired wings. Try my Cravin’ Cajun and Cajun honey lime wings, and my Cajun wings with dipping sauce.

I absolutely love chicken wings, cooked any way, with any sauce (or without). I love them so much that I created a free eCookbook that is full of my favorite wing recipes.

Cajun Bay Chicken Wings
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Cajun Bay Chicken Wings

Once the wings are cooked, you can dust them with more of the Cajun and Old Bay mix if you want even more pronounced flavors.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Cajun, Old Bay, wings
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 320kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

For the wings

Instructions

For the wings

Notes

If you want to add more seasoning to the wings after they are cooked make another batch using 1/2 tablespoon each of the Cajun and Old Bay seasonings. Sprinkle the cooked wings with the mix just before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1068IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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