Hot and Spicy Buffalo Wings

Hot and Spicy Buffalo Wings

The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 35 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
790 Calories
44g Fat
19g Carbs
76g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 790
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44g 57%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 256mg 85%
Sodium 2732mg 119%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 76g
Calcium 49mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is an easy way to make some great buffalo wings. By boiling the chicken first you keep the chicken moist before it hits the grill to finish off. With a thick coating of hot sauce, these will be hot and spicy.

Ingredients

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Hot and Spicy Buffalo Wings ingredients

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  2. Fill a large pot with water. Add 2 tablespoons of salt and bring to a boil. Add chicken wings and cook on a low simmer for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat grill to medium-high heat. 

    chicken wings in a pot with water

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  3. Place honey into a microwave-safe dish and heat in the microwave for 15 to 20 seconds. Enough to loosed into a bit. Stir. 

    honey in a bowl

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  4. Combine warmed honey with hot sauce, butter, lime juice, and 1 teaspoon of salt.

    Combine warmed honey with hot sauce, butter, lime juice, and 1 teaspoon of salt in a bowl

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  5. Divide sauce in half once the chicken wings are boiled (but not necessarily cooked through), and place wings in half of the sauce.

    chicken wings in a bowl, spicy sauce in a bowl

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  6. Add wings to the hot grill and cook until done, about 10 minutes or until the internal temperature of wings reaches 175-185 F. 

    chicken wings on a grill

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  7. Remove wings from the grill when done and dip in the reserved sauce. Serve hot. Rewarm sauce if needed. Just place into the microwave for 10 to 15 seconds, stir and it's ready to go to the table.

    Hot and Spicy Buffalo Wings

    The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck