SAUTE shallots and garlic in butter in medium skillet on medium heat 1 to 2 min. or until shallots are tender.
DEGLAZE pan with root beer. Heat to simmering; reduce liquid by half. Stir in barbecue sauce and chile powder. Remove from heat.
FOR each serving: Cook 6 wings in 325ºF deep fryer 8 to 10 min. or until done (165ºF); drain.
TOSS wings with 1 Tbsp. prepared sauce.