Basic Easy Chicken Wings

Basic Easy Chicken Wings


"These are super easy wings that your crowd will love. This recipe will make a dinner for two or hors d'oeuvres for ten. Try your own variations with other sauces, spices, or peppers. Serve with celery sticks and bleu cheese dressing."


45 m servings 305 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 305 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 26.6 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 15.6 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 88 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 1141 mg
  • 46%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. Lightly oil the grill grate. Cook the wings 8 to 12 minutes on each side, until juices run clear. The larger pieces will take slightly longer to cook.
  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan, and mix in the hot sauce, cayenne pepper, and black pepper.
  4. Place wings in a large container with a secure lid. Pour sauce over the wings, and seal. Shake wings with the sauce until thoroughly coated.
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  1. 46 Ratings


I baked the wings instead of bbq'd them, used an extra hot sauce and they were wonderful! My husband thought the sauce could be a little thicker.

I fried the chicken wings and coated them with the sauce and it was great! Everyone loved them!

We made this yesterday. Normally, I use "Frank's Hot Sauce." (not real spicy) All that I had on hand yesterday was chicken thighs and "Tapatio Hot Sauce." I also added a tsp. of garlic powder...

My daughter Ashley is the hot wing, not to mention hot anything expert. Believe it or not, this is a taste she developed when she was a baby. She gave these a five star rating, however, the only...

The flavor of the sauce was great but it is a little thin (could be the hot sauce I used). We grilled the wings but we like them crispier too, so will fry them next time we make this.

Made these for lunch and tweaked them a bit. I saw that the sauce was not holding to the wings, so halfway through the cooking process, I breaded them. Worked so much better. I also added som...

Gave this 4 stars as is . . . but would consider this a 5-star recipe with my variation . . . I add about 1/3 cup honey to the hot sauce/butter mixture. in addition to making the sauce taste re...

It is the perfect tailgate food.

YUM! This is the recipe I make all the time it is a big hit. Especially with the manly men...LOL