Homemade Hot Wings

In less than 1/2 hour (the time it would take you to drive to KFC and return), you can enjoy Homemade Hot Wings that you make yourself. Adjust the heat and frying time to your own taste. No more mystery spices, either!

Ready to give the Colonel a run for his money (actually, its your money)?

Let's get cooking.


5 pounds chicken wings
1/2 c. butter (1 stick)
1/2 c. hot sauce (you pick your favorite)
1/4 c. soy sauce
1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
3 T. brown sugar or molasses
3 T. honey
2 T. lemon juice
2 T. celery salt
2/3 c. all purpose flour
1 t. salt
1 t. paprika
1 t. cayenne pepper (optional)
1/2 t. garlic powder
Vegetable oil for frying


Cut the wings into three sections and discard wing tips.

In a saucepan over medium heat, stir together butter, hot sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, celery seed and brown sugar (or molasses) and slowly bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, until reduced in half.

In a large resealable bag, combine flour and spices. Shake to combine. Add wings to mixture and shake to coat.

In a deep fat fryer or electric skillet, heat oil to 375 degrees. Fry wings for about 7 minutes, turning once. Drain on paper towels.

In a large bowl, add wings and then pour sauce over the top. Stir to coat.

This Homemade Hot Wings recipe makes about 4 dozen wings.

Perfect for your next sports gathering or party. Get lots of napkins!

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