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Baked Brown Sugar Chicken Wings With Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce

People always ask what I prefer: sweet or savory. The truth is I have a strong pull to mix them together, blur the lines. I add savory ingredients to my baked good and sweet ingredients to my savory dinners.

The best fried or baked chicken recipes there are have a touch of sugar. It’s this magic secret ingredient that just seems way to simple to make such a huge impact. If you already have a baked or fried or even grilled chicken recipe that you are perfecting, add a tsp of brown sugar and see how it gives an entirely new dimension to the flavor. 

And the sauce combines two of my favorite kitchen staples: roasted red peppers and goat cheese. Both are savory ingredients with a touch of sweetness. 

I baked these, more or less because it was easier. But they would also lend themselves well to frying, if you are brave enough. 

Brown Sugar Chili Chicken

Beer Caramelized Mushroom Gorgonzola Tart

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 2 lbs assorted wild mushrooms
  • 1 sweet white onion, sliced
  • 2/3 cup red ale (such as Ninkasi Believer)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
  • 2 tbs butter, melted
  • 3 ounces gorgonzola
  • coarse kosher or sea salt
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme, chopped

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium high heat. Add the mushrooms and onion, cook until the mushrooms darken and onions start to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the beer, reduce heat and allow to simmer until the beer is almost completely evaporated.
  2. Preheat oven to 400.
  3. Roll out puff pastry on a lightly floured surface, transfer to a baking sheet. Brush the entire pastry with melted butter.
  4. Sprinkle the cheese evenly across the tart, avoiding the outer 1-inch edge.
  5. Spoon the mushrooms and onions over the cheese.
  6. Sprinkle with coarse salt, and thyme.
  7. Bake at 400 until a light golden brown, about 10-12 minutes.
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fatpiginthemarket May 16, 2012 um 2:11 pm

Oh heart…be still! Goat cheese and roasted red pepper sauce is such a good alternative to the usual blue cheese.

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Julia {The Roasted Root} May 16, 2012 um 3:02 pm

That’s some good grillin, missy! mmmmhmmm! Looks like it has the perfect sweet crunch!

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Julie @ Table for Two May 16, 2012 um 3:59 pm

holy cow, talk about flavor explosion! i love the brown sugar crust and the red pepper cream to mellow it out but also give it another kick of flavor. looks great!

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Cassie May 16, 2012 um 4:53 pm

I love sweet and spicy when it looks like this. Love these!

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Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love May 16, 2012 um 8:39 pm

These look so flavorful!! And oh goat cheese! It makes everything better!

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kita May 17, 2012 um 5:29 am

Everything about this sounds like an awesome chicken dinner. I am not a huge fan of chicken, so I always play it up with tons of flavor. Brown sugar AND a red peppers sauce. Hecks yeah!

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Katie May 17, 2012 um 7:07 am

I just bought smoked paprika the other day and I love it. This looks like a great way to use it! (and chicken legs are fun to eat 🙂 )

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Bree May 17, 2012 um 7:24 am

I am in LOVE with this recipe already! I just made baked chicken this week too. Yum!
Here’s the recipe:
http://www.skinnymommy.com/2012/05/southern-style-oven-fried-chicken.html

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Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious May 17, 2012 um 3:53 pm

Jason is obsessed with chicken wings so he is going to be over the moon when I make this for him!

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Part Time House Wife May 17, 2012 um 4:53 pm

I have some thighs and wings to defrost… This sounds amaze…and I love the idea of red pepper cream sauce. I’ma condiment FAAA-REAK!

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Valerie @ From Valerie’s Kitchen May 17, 2012 um 9:25 pm

Sweet and savory are best combined, I agree. Goat cheese and red pepper – two of my favorites as well! Lovin' all these flavors!

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Baker Street May 18, 2012 um 12:35 am

I like the sweet and savory kick this chicken has to offer. Goat cheese is a great addition. It just makes everything right.

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Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies May 18, 2012 um 12:05 pm

I’m so with you on combining sweet and savory flavors. Sometimes I fear my recipes skew towards the weird because of it, but I don’t care. 🙂

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Kristen @ The Endless Meal May 18, 2012 um 5:47 pm

Your pictures are making me so hungry! I’m making this for dinner tonight 🙂 Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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amy @ fearless homemaker May 19, 2012 um 9:10 pm

these sound absolutely wonderful + i love the mix of sweet + savory. will definitely have to try these soon!

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Melissa Klotz May 21, 2012 um 8:57 pm

Everything about this sounds so good. I loooove roasted red peppers and goat cheese, and I love sauces. For my purposes, I might as well toss the chicken with the sauce because I’d probably be drowning it anyway with each bite. Yum!

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Purabi Naha May 25, 2012 um 8:57 am

mmmm…wait! Roasted red paprika, goat cheese, sour cream and brown sugar: sweet, hot and sour. Wow, you just made my favourite chicken dish! Can’t wait to try this!!
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Megan {Country Cleaver} May 29, 2012 um 1:26 pm

Can you stop being such an evil temptress of food sin? My pants are not happy with me right now… So hungry!

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lindsay May 29, 2012 um 7:16 pm

I fell in love with your recipe, Jackie! I whipped it up this weekend with ingredients on hand. I decided to throw on the grill verse bake. Turned out wonderful! Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe 🙂 I featured on my blog. Thanks again.

Lindsay

http://mrmrsbeeze.blogspot.com/2012/05/brown-sugar-chicken-with-bell-pepper.html

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Anna Victoria June 28, 2012 um 1:02 pm

Thanks so much for this recipe, it turned out great for me!

If anyone’s interested, here’s my experience with it: http://dontforgetrecipes.blogspot.com/2012/06/baked-brown-sugar-chicken-wings-with.html

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Wanda July 18, 2012 um 9:02 am

Does it make a difference if you use minced garlic from a jar or garlic powder? Did not know there was dried minced garlic. Looking forward to trying this.

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Mauro Wolley August 27, 2012 um 12:45 pm

Perfect

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Jada October 10, 2012 um 9:20 am

I loooove this recipe! My husband goes crazy when I make this chicken. The tweaks I made are to this recipe: I like a lot of brown sugar so I add 2 heaping tablespoons, rather than 2 tsp. Also, I add a tablespoon each of garam masala and tumeric. I also cook at a lower temperature (350 degreees) and cook for a longer amount of time to roast the spices – yet maintain super moist meat. Everyone will rave about this chicken…also, I’ve never made the goat cheese/red pepper sauce because the chicken is so so delicious on it’s own and super flavorful. Make sure you have plenty of napkins on hand – you’ll need them! 🙂

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Jackie October 10, 2012 um 9:34 am

Those alteration sound amazing! I’d love to try your version, sounds incredible 🙂

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Vimmy October 18, 2012 um 8:26 am

This recipe sounds amazing ! Can the chicken pieces be marinated overnight ? x

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Jackie October 18, 2012 um 9:29 am

I think it’s worth a try!

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Lexi February 4, 2013 um 5:13 pm

Made these yesterday for the Super Bowl & they came out delish! Only thing I did different was add 2 tbs of brown sugar instead. Thanks for the recipe!!

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Lexi February 4, 2013 um 5:13 pm

Made these yesterday for the Super Bowl & they came out delish! Only thing I did different was add 2 tbs of brown sugar instead. Thanks for the recipe!!

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Sevina March 15, 2014 um 3:05 pm

This is what I did as well. I’m thinking there must have been a typing error and that 2 tsp of brown sugar should have been 2 TBS, otherwise, how could the dish be named Baked Brown Sugar Chicken Wings if it has so little sugar? By upping the sugar the balance of sweet to spicy hot was perfect. Oh, and we ended up using drumsticks due to cost. Wings are now around $4/lb in our area (and to think it used to be practically a throw-away part) and drumsticks can usually be found for $1-$2/lb.

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Andi @ The Weary Chef July 6, 2013 um 9:36 am

I made these for 4th of July, and they were delicious! I included the recipe on my weekly dinner menu today: http://wearychef.com/2013/07/06/easy-weekly-dinner-menu-24/

Thanks!

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Jackie July 6, 2013 um 12:03 pm

Yay! I’m so glad 🙂

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Lexi October 13, 2013 um 2:49 pm

My sister and I just made this recipe. Neither of us was happy with it. The chicken was not very sweet and the dip was bitter. We both had to tweak the recipe to make it good enough to eat. If I decide to make my tweaked version of it in the future, I will not add sour cream to the goat cheese.

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Christina October 13, 2014 um 8:19 am

I love this recipe! I made it for my husband two weeks ago and he is still raving about it! I’m making it for dinner again tonight = ) Thank you so much for the wonderful recipe!

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Kara T. November 14, 2014 um 3:09 pm

I’ve made this recipe twice now. Once with drumsticks and another time with chicken breast that I let marinated over night. They both came out kind of flavorless. Am I missing something here?

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Courtney August 9, 2015 um 1:45 pm

Make sure your spices are fresh! They lose potency if they start to go stale and you’ll lose a lot of flavor that way. Perhaps let the chicken rest with the spices for 20 min or so before baking so the ingredients have time to marry and stick to the chicken.

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Kelly December 24, 2015 um 9:09 am

I’ve been making this for a few years now. It’s a family favorite! I’m making it Christamas evening when we’re having appetizer like food for dinner (spinach artichoke dip, queso dip, etc). I’m trying it on shrimp this time too.

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Suzanne Holt February 5, 2016 um 1:24 pm

Love the combination of sweet and savory ingredients. The sauce recipe is a nice bonus – I bet that would also be yummy on pasta too.

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Lou April 30, 2016 um 4:18 am

Could you use low fat cream cheese vs goat cheese?

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