Spicy Cajun Chicken Wings Recipe

Indulge in the fiery flavors of the South with these Spicy Cajun Chicken Wings. Perfect for game day gatherings or as a zesty appetizer, these wings pack a punch that will leave your taste buds craving more. Get ready to spice up your menu with this easy-to-follow recipe!


  • 2 pounds chicken wings, split at the joints, tips discarded
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste for desired spice level)
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce (optional, for extra heat)
  • Ranch or blue cheese dressing, for dipping


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine Cajun seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, dried thyme, dried oregano, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Add olive oil and hot sauce (if using) to the spice mixture and whisk until well combined.
  4. Add the chicken wings to the bowl and toss until they are evenly coated with the spice mixture.
  5. Arrange the chicken wings in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until the wings are cooked through and crispy, flipping halfway through cooking.
  7. Once cooked, remove the wings from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.
  8. Serve the Spicy Cajun Chicken Wings hot with your favorite dipping sauce, such as ranch or blue cheese dressing.
  9. Enjoy the bold flavors and spicy kick of these irresistible wings!

Whether you’re hosting a party or simply craving some spicy goodness, these Spicy Cajun Chicken Wings are sure to be a hit!

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