sweet n’ spicy wings

this past weekend we hit up a potluck holiday fiesta… it took me all of 3 seconds to decide what i’d be bringing along

seriously – WHO doesn’t like wings?! and if you don’t let me know, i’ll eat your portion for you :0)

i whipped up a batch of these babies and boy were they tasty! just the right amount of hotness mixed with the right amount of sweet… def going to be making these for many more parties to come!

makes about 48 pieces

6 lbs. chicken wings, separated at joints, tips discarded
1 1/2 c. hot sauce
3/4 c. butter
1 c. honey
1 t. onion powder
1/2 t. ground black pepper
1 t. cayenne pepper

Directions (for grilled wings):
Preheat outdoor grill to high heat.
Lightly oil grill grate. Grill each piece of chicken for 8-12 minutes per side.
Place chicken in a serving dish/platter.

Directions (for baked wings):
Preheat over to 400 degrees.
Place chicken wings on a non-greased cookie sheet.
Bake for 45 mins. to an hour, turning once.
Place chicken in a serving dish/platter.

Directions (the sauce):
In a saucepan over medium heat, mix the hot sauce, butter, honey, onion powder, black pepper and cayenne pepper.
Simmer for about 10 minutes then pour sauce over the cooked wings, toss lightly to coat.


2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by DePa on 2011/12/05 at 15:24

    WOW, sounds YUMMY; I also heard from Lexi how good they were!!! LOL


    • Posted by Mel on 2011/12/05 at 15:28

      you mean devil dog?! finger’s crossed her iron stomach pushes all of those bones out, she’s such a monster!! too smart that little one, tooooo smart



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