These Tabasco Chicken Wings are less greasy! If you’re a fan of the flavors of Tabasco hot sauce, then you’ll love these wings. Best of all, they’re healthier than other recipe because we have a secret technique… below.

Healthier Tabasco Chicken Wings loaded with flavor, less fat on a plate

Tabasco Chicken Wings Recipe

Chicken Wing Recipes are often fried, baked or grilled. Sometimes the recipes for chicken buffalo wings are loaded with butter and grease. But you don’t have to give up one of the most popular chicken appetizers because of the calories. We have had options for healthy chicken buffalo wings such as our healthy sriracha chicken wings recipe.

The same idea for making healthier chicken wings carries over to different spicy hot sauce flavors such as Tabasco sauce. This popular hot sauce favorite is made into a healthy sauce so you can get the best of both worlds if you’re a fan of wings and Tabasco!

We make these “healthier” by par-boiling or poaching them first. It releases alot of oil because baking them. They will be just as flavorful because of the tabasco sauce. So you won’t miss all the extra calories and will enjoy each bite that’s loaded with flavor.

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Healthy Tabasco Chicken Wings Recipe

The wings can either be pre-poached (pre-boiled) or steamed. This will render the excess fat and after baked in the oven, more fat will be released. Because there's no oil or flour added to the skin, you'll get a less "crisp" wing than the traditional fried buffalo wings, but these healthy ones are still delicious with the sauce!
Chicken wings can be prepared in different ways: fried or baked, either way dredged in flour or not. Visit this write up on different ways to prepare chicken wings. This recipe shows a healthy, poached and then baked technique, but you can certainly fry them if you like.
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  • 2-3 lbs. Chicken Wings
  • Kosher Salt , to taste
  • fresh cracked Black Pepper


  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 4 cloves Garlic , crushed or minced
  • 2 Tablespoons minced Shallots
  • 8 oz. (227g) Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Tabasco Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a couple sheet pans with parchment paper.
  • Pat dry the chicken wings. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange the wings on the sheet pans.
  • Bake wings in oven for about 40-45 minutes, flip them about halfway through baking time, after the first 20 minutes.
  • While the wings bake, make the sauce. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and shallots and cook until soft, 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
    Stir in remaining sauce ingredients and bring to a gentle simmer then remove from the heat. Taste the sauce and adjust to your personal preference; adding more Tabasco for spice, brown sugar for sweet, or soy sauce as desired.
  • After the wings have finished baking, toss them in a large bowl with the sauce, then serve.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 379kcal, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 29g, Fat: 27g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Cholesterol: 116mg, Sodium: 423mg, Potassium: 380mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 386IU, Vitamin C: 6mg, Calcium: 27mg, Iron: 2mg

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