Spicy Maple Chicken Wings


3.2g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 45 Minutes
Style: American
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1

28.5g

Protein

24.2g

Fat

1g

Fiber

363g

Calories

How are Net Carbs Calculated?

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Cup tomato purée
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1/2 Cup sugar-free pancake syrup
  • 2 Tablespoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 2 Pound chicken wings

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large saucepot over high heat, bring tomato purée, water, syrup, chicken seasoning and garlic to a boil.
  2. Separate the wings at the joint and discard the wing tips.  Add wings to pot, turn heat down to low, cover and simmer 5 minutes. Uncover and cook 20 minutes more until wings are cooked through. Transfer wings to a platter and continue cooking until liquid thickens to form a glaze, about 10 more minutes.
  3. Season to taste with hot sauce (Tobasco, if desired), salt and pepper. Add chicken wings back to pot and toss to coat well.
  4. Heat broiler; arrange wings on broiler pan. Broil until crisp, about 5 minutes per side.

How to Calculate Net Carbs

In order to calculate Net Carbs of any whole food item, it's a simple calculation based off the Nutrition Facts panel:

Total Carbohydrates - (Minus) Dietary Fiber = (Equals) Net Carbs

For low carb products sweetened with sugar alcohols (ie: glycerin, maltitol, etc), refer to the Nutrition Facts panel of the product:

Total Carbohydrates - (Minus) Dietary Fiber - (Minus) Sugar alcohol = Net carbs

This reflects the fact that Dietary Fiber doesn't impact blood sugar levels. Sugar alcohols also have a negligible impact on blood sugar, they too are subtracted from total carbs to yield the Net Carb count.

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