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Slow Cooker Garlic-Parmesan Wings

Marybeth Feutz
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 4 -6 servings

Ingredients
  

For the wings:

  • 4-4.5 pounds chicken wings
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

For the sauce:

  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

For the wings:

  • Cut wings into sections with kitchen shears. Place meaty sections in slow cooker.
  • In a bowl, combine chicken broth, garlic powder, and onion powder. Whisk to mix.
  • Pour broth over chicken wings.
  • Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours (until internal temperature is 165 degrees F).
  • Remove wings from slow cooker and place on baking pan.
  • Sprinkle wings with 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Broil for 5-7 minutes (watching carefully), until wings are brown.

For the sauce:

  • Prepare all ingredients before beginning to make the sauce.
  • Melt butter in a small saucepan.
  • When butter is melted, whisk in flour, salt, and pepper. Cook, whisking constantly, until all liquid is absorbed and a thick paste forms.
  • Slowly whisk in whole milk.
  • Add garlic and stir.
  • Slowly add Parmesan cheese, whisking to avoid lumps.
  • Let sauce simmer for 2-5 minutes, until thick and heated through.
  • Drizzle sauce over wings, or serve in small bowl for dipping.
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