How Do You Make Spicy Chicken Wings?


A recipe for spicy chicken wings coats fried wings in a hot sauce made with cayenne, butter and Worcestershire sauce before baking. It is suggested to serve them with a blue cheese dip and celery sticks.

Spicy Chicken Wings

This recipe is courtesy of Ree Drummond of "The Pioneer Woman" on the Food Network. It yields 4 servings of six chicken wing parts each.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ready In: 40 minutes


  • Canola oil
  • 12 chicken wings, halved
  • 1 12-ounce bottle cayenne hot pepper sauce
  • 1 stick butter
  • Several dashes of Worcestershire sauce
  • Several dashes Tabasco sauce
  • Blue cheese dip, for serving
  • Celery sticks, for serving
  1. Fry the chicken
  2. Heat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Add canola oil to a heavy pot to a depth of 3 inches. Heat the oil to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Fry the chicken wing parts in two batches, each for up to 7 minutes, or until golden. Drain on paper towels.

  3. Prepare the spicy sauce
  4. Heat the cayenne hot pepper sauce and butter in a saucepan set over a medium-low heat. Add the Worcestershire and Tabasco sauces and allow the mixture to bubble before turning off the heat.

  5. Bake the wings
  6. Arrange all of the wing parts in an ovenproof dish and coat with the spicy sauce. Bake for 15 minutes and serve.