As you all know, I love to barbecue. Smoking meats is a passion of mine. One of my favorite things to smoke, is chicken wings. The smokey flavor, crispy skin and tender meat, is a perfect combination. Once cooked, toss the wings in your favorite sauce and enjoy! These are definitely a must try meal.
I love chicken wings! I love them so much that I purchase wings in bulk. You can never have too many wings. In my opinion the best way to cook a wing is over an open flame on the grill. That way you get crispy skin and that smokey caramelized flavor that you can not get with any other form of cooking. I always get asked how to make a spicy barbecued wing. Well this is the simplest way to do it. This recipe is a simple way to make any of your favorite barbecue sauces shine as a wing sauce.
Nothing says football like buffalo wings. I have compiled a list of the best buffalo wing recipes on Savoryreviews.com. Each of the wing recipes below use a different sauce and each uses a different method for cooking. Feel free to browse and then mix and match the sauces with the various methods of cooking. My … Read moreBig Game Buffalo Wings
The other day I was cleaning the garage and found a deep fryer that Dana and I received as a wedding present. It was perfect timing, as the Big game is approaching and I received a question on how to make homemade boneless buffalo wings. I have made wings in the past, but never boneless ones. So I picked up a dozen chicken breasts from Costco and started experimenting. After my third iteration I found the perfect combination.
I love buffalo wings. As can be seen from the Wingtacular, Best Buffalo Sauce and the red stain on my shirt. So I have decided to list the best buffalo wings in the DC area. This list is not totally complete as I haven’t had every single hot wing from every single restaurant, but it is rather thorough. Feel free to chime in with your favorites. If I haven’t been there I will look it up and try them out. They might cause the list to change up.
Requirements for a great hotwing:
- Nice juicy wing
- The wing has to have meat, some places serve the tiniest wings that literally have no meat on them. (They are not on this list, you know who you are).
- The wing sauce has to be spicy, but flavorful. Some sauces are hot, but there is no flavor to the wing. All you get is spice. On the other hand there are places that have smokey and sweet sauces but absolutely no spice. There has to be delicate balance.
- The wings have to be affordable. I don’t want to pay $20 for 10 wings. That is absurd. Chicken wings are cheap to purchase and unless the sauce has gold dust in it, I am not paying that much for a wing.
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On Saturday I won the Wingtacular Hot Wing Competition with this recipe. It starts sweet and ends with heat. It also has that awesome hot wing color that many look for. I am lacking pictures of me making the sauce as, ok no excuses, I forgot to take pics. I have plenty of pics of the final product though.
I started my sauce by making my own hot sauce. I made a variation of the hot sauce recipe from my previous post on homemade hot sauce. Instead of using the green peppers I used 15 fresh red hot peppers, 1 fresh habenero, 30 dried Arbol Chili Pods, 8 dried California Chili Pods, 4 dried Ancho Chili Pods, 1 tablespoon of red pepper flakes and 2 tsp of cayenne pepper.