15 Amazing Chicken Wing Recipes With Dipping Sauces

buffalo chicken wings
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Chicken wings make a great snack for game day parties or tailgating, but they also make a terrific everyday main dish. These recipes are prepared in the slow cooker or slow baked in the oven for an easy meal. If you serve chicken wings as an entree, add fries or roasted potatoes and your favorite vegetable salad. Classic slaw and broccoli salad are excellent options or serve them with a variety of raw vegetables. Celery sticks, sliced cucumbers, and carrot sticks are great with spicy wings. Add...MORE your favorite dipping sauces and supply plenty of napkins!

Try one of these recipes the next time your family asks for chicken wings. And make one or all four of these sauces to serve with them.

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    Honey Garlic Wings
    Diana Rattray

    Serve these great-tasting chicken wings with a mustard dip or purchased sweet-and-sour sauce, or boil the marinade and use it for dipping. These are great wings to serve as a party snack or serve as part of a family meal.

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    cajun wings recipe
    Diana Rattray

    Cajun-style spices, garlic, lemon juice, and a simple honey glaze flavor these delicious spicy wings. The wings are marinated for 4 hours so plan accordingly. A spicy Louisiana remoulade sauce would be great with these wings. 

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    Saucy Jack Daniel's Barbecue Chicken Drumettes
    Photo: Diana Rattray

    A great-tasting, homemade spicy Jack Daniel's barbecue sauce flavors these great-tasting baked chicken drumettes. Sriracha sauce adds nice heat to the sauce, but cayenne pepper, a chili garlic paste or another hot sauce could be used. Just taste as you add for heat level.

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    Sesame Wings
    Diana Rattray

    These flavorful wings are marinated in an Asian-style sauce and then they're baked to perfection. Serve them with a sprinkling of sesame seeds or sliced green onion tops for a fabulous snack or main dish.

    These wings would make a fabulous meal with hot cooked rice or Asian flavored noodles.

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    Baked Buffalo Wings
    Diana Rattray

    These baked Buffalo wings are delicious with the blue cheese dip or use a blue cheese dressing or ranch dressing. To make hotter wings, add extra Tabasco to the sauce, or add some cayenne pepper.

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    Spicy Peanut Chicken Wings
    Photo: Diana Rattray

    These amazing wings are tossed in a spicy Asian-inspired peanut sauce, then they're served with more of the sauce on the side for dipping.  A spicy chili-garlic paste or sambal provides the heat in the tasty peanut sauce.

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    Hot and Spicy Drumettes or Wings
    Hot and Spicy Drumettes. Diana Rattray

    These spicy, great-tasting chicken drumettes are perfect for parties, tailgating, picnics, and family meals. Baking makes them a little lighter than the deep-fried versions. Feel free to use trimmed, cut-up chicken wings in this recipe.

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    spicy chicken wings
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    Terri's delicious chicken wings are made with lots of Tabasco, peppers, and butter. They're marinated then baked until golden brown. Make these wings to serve with your favorite dips at any party or gathering.

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    maple wings
    Diana Rattray

    Maple syrup, garlic, soy sauce, and teriyaki sauce flavor these delicious chicken wings. They're easy to prepare and bake and need no advance preparation. If you crave sweet, sticky wings, this recipe is a great choice.

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    Glazed Wings
    Diana Rattray

    These tasty wings are made with a soy sauce, sherry, and spice glaze. The wings are marinated for 3 hours before baking.

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    chicken Wings
    Diana Rattray

    These easy chicken wings are made with a homemade barbecue sauce mixture that makes for a great meal or snack for a family. Feel free to double or triple the recipe for a holiday appetizer or game-day snack for a bigger crowd. 

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    Slow Cooker Barbecue Wings
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    These delicious wings are cooked in a slow cooker with honey and your favorite barbecue sauce, along with Tabasco and other seasonings. This recipe makes about 30 pieces and is easily doubled for a party.

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    Photodisc/ Getty Images

    Ginger, garlic, honey, and soy sauce make up the sauce for these easy slow-cooker wings. Serve these popular chicken wings with vegetable sticks and your favorite dips.

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    Diana Rattray

     These easy wings are baked to perfection with a Buffalo-style sauce. Add extra cayenne pepper to the sauce for more heat, and serve them with celery sticks and blue cheese dip or ranch dressing.


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    Teriyaki Wings, Slow Cooker
    Diana Rattray

    These easy chicken wings are broiled until they are browned, and then they're combined with a flavorful teriyaki style sauce in the slow cooker. Add some sambal or crushed red pepper flakes if you want some heat.

    The recipe is easily scaled up for a crowd. Make them for a game day party or tailgating event.

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    4 Dipping Sauce Recipes for Chicken Wings

    Chipotle Mayonnaise as a Dip
    Diana Rattray
    • Remoulade Sauce Recipe: This basic remoulade sauce makes a delicious topping for burgers, or use as a dip for wings, fried fish, or chicken nuggets.
    • Chipotle Mayonnaise Recipe: Use this flavorful spicy chipotle mayonnaise as a dip for chicken or fish or as a sandwich or burger spread. It's quick and easy to prepare, with a few chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, mayonnaise, and other ingredients and seasonings.
    • Creole Mayonnaise Recipe: This sauce, made with mayonnaise, Creole mustard, and Cajun...MORE seasonings, makes a great dip for Cajun style chicken wings.
    • Mustard-Mayo Dip RecipeThis simple, tasty dip is made with mayonnaise, dillweed, and mustard.