One of the best things about chicken wings is that you don’t have to go to a restaurant to enjoy them. Chicken wing sauce is easy to make and you can try different hot sauces and combinations to make the perfect chicken wing sauce for you.
The basic ingredients of a chicken wing sauce are really simple:
Yes, that’s really it. Of course, you don’t have to use hot sauce, you can use teryaki, BBQ, or any other sauce you like. You can even mix sauces to get the perfect blend. Have fun with it and experiment.
We suggest you use the following proportions:
1/3 cup Hot Sauce
1/4-1/3 cup butter
1-2 tsp vinegar
The thicker the sauce, the more butter you need to allow the sauce to cover the wings evenly. We also suggest you use a great tasting, high quality hot sauce that isn’t too hot as the base. Then, use a few drops (or a lot of drops) of a much hotter sauce to kick them up. That’s because, generally, the more mild sauces tend to be less thick and you won’t have to use too much butter and end up with butter wings.
Making the sauce is really easy too- just put it all in a pot, melt and mix. In a pinch, you can even use the microwave.
To cook the wings, the best is to fry them. There’s just no substitute. As soon as they come out of the fryer, throw them in a container with a top, pour in your wing sauce, and shake, shake, shake until everything is covered.
For a more health conscious alternative, you can bake the wings. We suggest you spray the wings with an oil spray (olive oil, peanut, etc) just a tad and only a few minutes before you take them out of the oven. That will help brown them up a bit and also adds to the flavor of the wing sauce once applied.
Enjoy and once you nail that perfect recipe, come back here and share it!