Chicken wings are a party must, but you can make this appetizer recipe stand out from the crowd with five different sauces. Pick your favorite to serve with this slow cooker chicken wing recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut off and discard tips of chicken wings. Cut wings at joints to form 24 pieces; sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a 3 1/2- or 4-qt. slow cooker combine wing pieces and broth. Cover and cook on low 4 to 5 hours or high 2 to 2-1/2 hours, stirring once halfway through.

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  • Preheat broiler. Line a 15x10-inch baking pan with foil. Using tongs or a slotted spoon, transfer wings to prepared baking pan; discard cooking liquid. Broil wings 4 to 5 inches from heat 8 minutes, turning once halfway through. Toss with one-fourth of the Asian Sauce. Broil 3 to 5 minutes more or until sauce is thickened and wings are lightly browned.

  • Toss wings with another one-fourth of the sauce. Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds. Serve with remaining sauce.

Asian Sauce

In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup hoisin sauce, 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce, 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar, and 2 tsp. sriracha sauce.

Chicken Wings with Honey-Mustard Sauce

For sauce, in a small bowl combine 1/2 cup each coarse ground mustard and honey. Prepare recipe as directed, except substitute Honey-Mustard Sauce for the Asian Sauce; omit green onions and sesame seeds.Per Serving: 258 calories, 15 g protein, 12 g carbohydrate, 17 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 11 g total sugar, 2% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 228 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 5% iron

Chicken Wings with Apricot-Lime Sauce

For sauce, in a small bowl combine 3/4 cup apricot preserves, 2 Tbsp. cider vinegar, 4 tsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce, and 2 tsp. lime zest. Prepare recipe as directed, except substitute Apricot-Lime Sauce for the Asian Sauce; omit green onions and sesame seeds.Per Serving: 266 calories, 15 g protein, 13 g carbohydrate, 17 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 9 g total sugar, 3% Vitamin A, 2% Vitamin C, 167 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 5% iron

Chicken Wings with Buffalo-Ranch Sauce

For sauce, in a small bowl combine 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/3 cup buttermilk, 1/4 cup bottled hot pepper sauce, 2 Tbsp. snipped fresh chives, 4 tsp. snipped fresh dill, and 3 cloves garlic, minced. Prepare recipe as directed, except substitute Buffalo-Ranch Sauce for the Asian Sauce; omit green onions and sesame seeds.Per Serving: 236 calories, 16 g protein, 1 g carbohydrate, 18 g total fat (6 g sat. fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 1 g total sugar, 4% Vitamin A, 1% Vitamin C, 297 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 5% iron

Chicken Wings with Smoky Barbecue Sauce

In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup ketchup,1/4 cup mango chutney, 2 Tbsp. each packed brown sugar and Worchestershire sauce, 4 tsp. white vinegar, and 1/2 to 1 Tbsp. canned chipotle pepper, finely chopped. Prepare recipe as directed, except substitute Smoky Barbecue Sauce for the Asian Sauce; omit green onions and sesame seeds.Per Serving: 258 calories, 15 g protein, 10 g carbohydrate, 17 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 8 g total sugar, 3% Vitamin A, 1% Vitamin C, 280 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 6% iron

Pressure Cooker

Prepare chicken wings as directed. In a 6-qt. electric or stove-top pressure cooker combine wing pieces and broth. Lock lid in place. Set electric cooker on high pressure to cook 10 minutes. For stove-top cooker, bring up to pressure over medium-high heat according to manufacturer's directions; reduce heat enough to maintain steady (but not excessive) pressure. Cook 10 minutes. Remove from heat. For electric and stove-top models, carefully open steam vent to release pressure quickly. Open lid carefully. Continue as directed in Step 2.

Nutrition Facts

248 calories; 17 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 4 g polyunsaturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat; 61 mg cholesterol; 476 mg sodium. 160 mg potassium; 6 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 16 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 149 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 4 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 6 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 13 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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