(WXYZ) — It's a sweet -- or maybe even an unsweet -- celebration.
Thursday is National Iced Tea Day, but it's not just for drinking. Nita Thompson from Milo's Tea Company joined 7 Action News with a unique take on chicken wings.
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2 1/2 C Milo’s Famous Sweet tea
2 1/2 tsp. garlic salt, divided
2 1/2 lbs. chicken wings
1 1/2 to 2 tsp. cayenne pepper
2 tsp. garlic powder
2 tsp. chili powder
2 tsp. paprika
2 tsp. lemon pepper
1 T. brown sugar
2 T. baking powder
-In a medium bowl, whisk together Milo's Famous Sweet Tea and 2 teaspoons garlic salt; set aside. Place chicken wings in a large shallow dish. Pour Milo’s marinade mixture over chicken; cover and refrigerate for 4 - 8 hours.
-Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly coat with cooking spray.
-In a bowl, combine cayenne, garlic powder, chili powder, garlic, paprika, remaining garlic salt, lemon pepper, brown sugar and baking powder. Sprinkle spice mixture over chicken and toss until evenly coated.
-Arrange wings on the greased baking sheet. Bake 25 to 40 minutes, turning halfway through, until skin is brown and tips are crispy.