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Calories in Crispy Chicken Wings

556 calories

Serving Size 3 wing(s) (about 180 g)

Calories in 3 wing(s) of Crispy Chicken Wings
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 3 wing(s) (about 180 g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 556 Calories from Fat 326
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36g
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 205mg 68%
Sodium 1561mg 65%
Total Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 38g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Food analysis

High Sodium High Calorie Density
There is 556 calories in 180 grams of Crispy Chicken Wings. With 308 calories per 100 grams, this food would be considered a High calorie density food. Be carefull, High calorie density food tends to add up calories quickly and you should be carefull with your portion size if you are trying to lose weight.

Crispy Chicken Wings is Medium in carbohydrates, Medium in proteins and High in fats. You can look at the macronutrients graph below for a detailed ratio.

With 11 grams of "Net carbohydrates" per 100 grams, it not safe to consume if you are following a Keto or Ketosis diet.

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Macronutrients split

27.3% Proteins
14.3% Carbohydrates
58.4% Fats

Nutrients and how much we eat of it play an important role on our health and body composition. To learn more on theses, check our blog posts on Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats.

Chicken is the healthiest meat and a fantastic source of protein. However, if you are on a weight loss diet, chicken wings might be a problem.


If it is chicken meat then it has its nutritional benefits and a fair share of vitamins and minerals. If you want to eat healthily then baking it without skin can minimize the calories.


The style of your cooking matters. When fried chicken wings come with extra breading and the added fat from the oil it doesn't fit your weight loss diet. The sauce too adds to the disadvantages.

For weight loss

Fried chicken wings are heavy in calories and fat, so it's best to stay away from them. All of the additional breading and flour add up to disaster. Instead, choose healthy cooking methods such as baking.

Crispy baked chicken wings recipe

  • 3 pound split chicken wings with tips removed

  • Melted butter 2 Tbsp/olive oil

  • Kosher salt -2 Tsp

  • Black pepper-1/2 Tsp

  • Garlic powder- 1 Tsp

  • Smoked paprika- 1 Tsp

Cooking instructions

  • Oven preheated to 400°F. Cover two rimmed baking pans with foil and place wire racks into them.

  • Mix the chicken wings with the melted butter/ olive oil in a large mixing dish.

  • Place the coated chicken wings on the wire racks in a single layer, without overlapping. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika to taste.

  • Bake the wings for 40 minutes, or until the skin is golden brown and crispy.

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