bourbon chicken wings

a recipe by
Cindi Marie Bauer
Marshfield, WI

These are by far "the best" chicken wings I've ever had. I did however, substitute apple juice for the bourbon, and the wings tasted great!

serves 2-3 (12 wings, or possibly 6 wings and 6 drumettes.)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bourbon chicken wings

  • 2 lbs.
    chicken wings (*see note)
  • vegetable oil cooking spray (used to cook the wings)
  • 1/4 cup
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 tsp.
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp.
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup
    less sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup
    bourbon (or apple juice)
  • 2 tablesp.

How To Make bourbon chicken wings

  • 1
    In a bowl, combine the brown sugar, garlic powder, ginger, soy sauce, bourbon (or apple juice) and the ketchup.
  • 2
    Lightly coat a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray.
  • 3
    Place wings in the skillet, and pour the sauce evenly over the chicken.
  • 4
    Cover skillet, and cook the wings over medium heat for 16-18 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink inside. Be sure to turn the wings often, to prevent them from sticking to the skillet.
  • 5
    Serve wings on a plate or platter, and spoon any additional sauce from the skillet, over the chicken.
  • 6
    *Note: When preparing this recipe, I used 6 wings and 6 drumettes (about 2 lbs.). Also, cooking time may vary when preparing the wings. The 1st time I prepared them, they were done cooking within 18 minutes. The 2nd time I prepared them, they were done cooking within 16 minutes.