Sweet Spicy Wings

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  • Published Aug 14th
  • Ready In45m
  • Servings12
  • Calories356
Sweet and spicy wings! You can make two batches of the sauce, use one as a marinade before grilling the chicken, and pour the second batch over the chicken after it is grilled. It is not mandatory to do it this way, just better!

Sweet Spicy Wings Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sweet Spicy Wings for 12 servings:

  • 6 pounds chicken wings, separated at joints, tips discarded
  • 1 1/2 cups Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 pinch garlic salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

Sweet Spicy Wings Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook30m
  • Ready In45m

To cook Sweet Spicy Wings, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Sweet Spicy Wings is about 30 minutes , and you can serve your Sweet Spicy Wings within 45 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Sweet Spicy Wings easily:

  1. 1 Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.
  2. 2 Lightly oil the grill grate. Grill the chicken 8 to 12 minutes on each side, or until juices run clear. (You can deep fry or bake the chicken instead if you want to, but it is best when grilled.) Remove chicken to a large roasting pan.
  3. 3 In a saucepan over medium heat, mix the hot sauce, butter, honey, garlic salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Simmer about 10 minutes, until blended and heated through. Pour the sauce over the grilled chicken wings and stir to coat.


  • Note
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 356 calories; 22.7 grams of fat; 23.9 grams of carbohydrates; 15.6 grams of protein; 78 milligrams of cholesterol; 896 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Oct 2nd 2008

    Man, these are AWESOME.we bake ours @425 for about 45 minutes dip in sauce then bake again about 15 and dip again and bake about 10 more. MMM good. this gives it a more crusty skin. I save ...

  2. Jul 6th 2008

    Very good, but suggest using a little less butter (was fine but didn't seem necessary). Also baked wings instead of grilling. Used this method: marinated wings in half of mixture for at leas ...

  3. Oct 4th 2006

    I baked my wings until they were done and after coating with the sauce, I put them back in the oven and put them under the broiler to make the sauce stick and they were outstanding! I will b ...

  4. Jun 1st 2005

    This is the best recipe I have found for chicken wings. I've been making these wings for several months now and each time I make them I get tons of compliments and requests for the recipe. ...

  5. Apr 20th 2003

    I followed the recipe exactly and also pre-marinated the wings for 3 hours. I loved the recipe, but I found that marinating causes the BBQ to flare up from the butter. Next time I will not ...

  6. Feb 13th 2003

    This recipe is great, while I like regular Buffalo wings I feel like they are lacking something, now I realize that the sweetness of this sauce is what has been missing all along.Since I don ...

  7. Jan 28th 2003

    I'm not a chicken wing fan, but my husband and his sports fantatic buddies love them. So, I put these wings on the grill, drenched them in the sauce, and served them. When they were done wi ...

  8. Jan 5th 2003

    For optimum flavor, I believe these wings should be marinated overnight in half of the sauce mix. Also, don’t be afraid to use the entire teaspoon of cayenne pepper. When I added the hon ...

  9. Jun 14th 2001

    Believe this is one of the best wings sauces I have eaten. Quick and easy to prepare, we did ours on the grill.