Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings
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Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings with Bacon Bits

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings seasoned and baked with an aromatic blend of spices, coated with a delicious spicy sauce, and topped with crispy bacon bits. You are going to love the sweet and tangy flavor!

Chicken wings dishes are famous mainly because they are easy to cook and perfect as snacks and the best finger food you can have. As an appetizer, they make the best party dish. They are trendy no matter the recipe or the way they are cooked.

This is the best sweet and spicy chicken wings you can make. The sauce makes the wings succulently sticky as they are baked with a spicy seasoning blend.

The best way to enjoy chicken wings

One of the best ways to enjoy chicken wings is with crudites. Crudites are raw vegetables that usually consist of carrots and celery. This recipe is the perfect dish to serve crudites. You may want to add another type of sauce, such as blue cheese, but unnecessary. By the way, it would be too much if you were following a strict diet.

How to make Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings with Bacon Bits

Making this recipe is very easy. You may have to get your hand dirty a bit when mixing the seasoning with the wings. I find it easier to use my hands when mixing the seasoning with the chicken wings so that each piece is well coated.

Once all your ingredients are ready and even your baking sheet and rack, it is time to get cooking. When baking chicken wings, it is good to use a baking dish with a rack inserted, allowing the wings to be crispier. The heat penetrates the wings evenly and much better.

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

Ingredients you will need for the recipe

Ingredients for Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

Instructions to make the recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 415 F.
  2. Rinse and pat dry chicken wings and place them in a large bowl
  3. In a small bowl, mix Noubess BBQ Seasoning and Garlic & Herb Seasoning.
  4. Toss the wings with the spice mixture until well coated. (You may want to use your hands, so each wing is well coated.)
  5. Pour the oil over the chicken wings and toss to coat.
  6. Place wings on a baking sheet with a rack inserted, spacing them out. (do not overcrowd them)
  7. Place in the oven on the middle rack and bake until wings are cooked and golden brown about 45 minutes to one hour, depending on the wings’ size.
  8.  While the wings are in the oven. Cook bacon in a large pan set over medium heat until golden and crispy. Remove from the pan and place on a paper towel-lined tray to drain.
  9. In a separate bowl, combine the honey, apple cider vinegar, and the Noubess Hot Sauce.
  10.  Once the wings are cooked, remove them from the oven.
  11.  Pour the honey mixture over the wings to evenly coat.
  12. Put the baking tray back in the oven.
  13. Set the oven to broil setting for 5 minutes or until the glaze is slightly dark brown but not bubbly
  14. Remove from the oven and immediately crumble with bacon while still hot, so the bacon sticks to the wings.
  15. Garnish with green onion thinly chopped or parsley.
Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

How long does it take to bake chicken wings?

Believe it or not, your oven temperature has a lot to do with timing. Chicken wings can take about 45 to 50 minutes or more to bake if your oven is set between 375 – 415 degrees F. It is also good to flip the wings halfway through cooking time to allow even crispness. The rack will allow the fat to render out from the chicken wings to crisp the skin to a delicious golden brown.

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

Tips and Notes for Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

  • You can buy party style chicken wings that are already cut into segments or you can buy full-sized wings and cut them up into pieces.
  • For the bacon, you can either use pork or turkey bacon. Whatever you prefer, you will have a delicious appetizer to enjoy.

More wings recipes to enjoy

These chicken wings are delicious and the perfect addition to any meal or an appetizer plate. These sweet and spicy chicken wings are coated in a Noubess hot sauce and Noubess dry spice rub.

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings with Bacon Bits

Crispy and Juicy Chicken Wings seasoned and baked with an aromatic blend of spices, coated with a delicious spicy sauce, and topped with crispy bacon bits.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Dinner
Servings 6
Calories 1494 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the sauce

  • 1 cup honey
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 or more tablespoons of Noubess Hot Sauce any variety
  • Optional garnish parsley or chopped thin green onions

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 415 F.
  • Rinse and pat dry chicken wings and place them in a large bowl
  • In a small bowl mix together Noubess BBQ Seasoning and Garlic & Herb Seasoning.
    Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings with Seasoning Blend
  • Toss the wings with the spice mixture until well coated. (You may want to use your hands so each wing is well coated.)
  • Pour the oil over the chicken wings and toss to coat.
  • Place wings on a baking sheet with a rack inserted, spacing them out. (do not overcrowd them)
    Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings ready to bake in oven
  • Place in the oven on the middle rack and bake until wings are cooked and golden brown about 45 minutes to one hour depending on the size of the wings.
    Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings
  • While the wings are in the oven. Cook bacon in a large pan set over medium heat until golden and crispy. Remove from the pan and place on a paper towel-lined tray to drain.
  • In a separate bowl combine the honey, apple cider vinegar, and the Noubess Hot Sauce.
  • Once the wings are cooked, remove them from the oven.
  • Pour the honey mixture over the wings to evenly coat.
  • Put the baking tray back in the oven.
  • Set the oven to broil setting for 5 minutes or until the glaze is slightly dark brown but not bubbly
  • Remove from the oven and immediately crumble with bacon while still hot so the bacon sticks to the wings.
  • Garnish with green onion thinly chopped or parsley.
    Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

Notes

You can buy party style chicken wings that are already cut into segments or you can buy full-sized wings and cut them up into pieces.

Nutrition

Calories: 1494kcalCarbohydrates: 94gProtein: 70gFat: 94gSaturated Fat: 26gPolyunsaturated Fat: 17gMonounsaturated Fat: 43gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 301mgSodium: 745mgPotassium: 733mgFiber: 1gSugar: 93gVitamin A: 508IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 51mgIron: 4mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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