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sweet & sassy wing sauce

(4 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Staci Cakes
On a farm in..., GA

For years I've been eating my fried chicken with honey and hot sauce. One day it occurred to me that the combination would be fantastic on wings. You can easily adjust the heat and sweet by adding or reducing the ingredients. Enjoy!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This sauce is going to bring your chicken wings to a whole new level this football season. It's buttery, sweet, and zesty. There's a definite kick to them. Have extra napkins handy because things are going to get messy. This wing sauce is going to be a hit with friends and family.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(4 ratings)
yield 4 - 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For sweet & sassy wing sauce

  • 3 lb
    chicken wings
  • 3/4 c
    your favorite hot sauce (I use frank's)
  • 1/4 c
    real butter
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • seasoning salt, to taste
  • fresh cracked black pepper, to taste

How To Make sweet & sassy wing sauce

  • Wings seasoned with salt and pepper.
    Season your wings with season salt and pepper.
  • Baking wings in the oven.
    Prepare as you normally would - fried, or baked.
  • Hot sauce, butter, honey, and cayenne pepper in a saucepot.
    While cooking chicken, combine hot sauce, butter, honey, and cayenne pepper in a medium saucepot.
  • Letting the sauce simmer.
    Simmer on low for about 10 minutes.
  • Tossing the wings in the sauce.
    Remove from heat and let cool slightly until you're finished cooking your wings. Toss wings in the sauce before serving.