We’ve all had a platter (or eight hundred) of dud chicken wings saved only by copious amounts of ranch dressing. When it comes to wings, some recipes simply reign supreme. And who better to know the best of the bunch than professional chefs? Below, we’ve tapped culinary wing maestros for their go-to wings recipes. Whether you’re making them for Super Bowl LV or not, these wings deliver. Happy noshing—and remember to pace yourself.
1. Crispy Baked Garlic Buffalo Wings
This spin on classic buffalo wings from Jessica Formicola of Savory Experiments is wildly addictive and straightforward to prep. And who knew potato flakes could be such a win in the kitchen? “This is the best way to enjoy crispy breaded wings without all the breading,” she notes. “They provide a truly unique texture with tons of underlying flavor.”