Barbecue Chicken Wings with Spicy Sauce


Get ready for a tantalizing treat with our Fiery Feast Barbecue Chicken Wings with Spicy Sauce! This dish is all about bold flavors and a satisfying kick. The chicken wings are marinated, grilled to crispy perfection, and then drenched in a homemade spicy barbecue sauce. They're perfect for game day, a casual gathering, or whenever you crave a spicy, finger-licking good meal.

Barbecue Chicken Wings with Spicy Sauce

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes (plus marinating time)
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes (excluding marinating time)

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 6 wings

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 480 kcal
  • Total Fat: 28g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 110mg
  • Sodium: 900mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 15g
  • Protein: 35g


  • Chicken wings - 24 wings
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil - 2 tablespoons
  • For the Spicy BBQ Sauce:
  • Ketchup - 1 cup
  • Honey - ¼ cup
  • Apple cider vinegar - 2 tablespoons
  • Hot sauce - 3 tablespoons
  • Worcestershire sauce - 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Onion powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Smoked paprika - 1 teaspoon
  • Chili flakes (optional) - ½ teaspoon

Detailed Method of Preparation

  • Season the chicken wings with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Let them marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the BBQ Sauce: In a saucepan, combine all the BBQ sauce ingredients. Simmer over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
  • Grill the Wings: Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Grill the wings, turning occasionally, until they are crispy and cooked through, about 20-25 minutes.
  • Coat the Wings: Toss the grilled wings in the spicy BBQ sauce until well coated.
  • Serve: Serve the wings hot, garnished with extra chili flakes or fresh herbs if desired.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Ensure the wings are fully coated with oil and seasoning for maximum flavor.
  • Keep the grill temperature consistent for evenly cooked wings.
  • Baste the wings with extra sauce during the last few minutes of grilling for a sticky, caramelized finish.
  • Serve with a cooling dip like blue cheese or ranch to balance the heat.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I bake these wings instead of grilling?

Yes, bake them at 400°F (200°C) for 45 minutes or until crispy.

How can I make the sauce less spicy?

Reduce the amount of hot sauce and chili flakes.

Can I prepare these wings in advance?

Marinate and cook the wings ahead, but toss them in the sauce just before serving.

Your Fiery Feast Barbecue Chicken Wings with Spicy Sauce are ready to ignite your taste buds! Whether it's a lively game day or a casual backyard BBQ, these wings are sure to be a fiery hit. So grab a napkin, dive in, and let the flavors of these spicy, succulent wings make your meal unforgettable!