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It's Wing Night With These Jack Daniel's Honey BBQ Wings!

I've never come across an easier or more delicious way to make chicken wings than this recipe! Get your wings extra-saucy by dry-baking them after a quick toss in oil and salt and pepper, then throwing them in this kickin' Jack Daniel's honey BBQ sauce.

You can easily make a huge batch of these for a party. Throw a wing night tonight and serve these up with some ranch dip and veggies for a meal that will have you licking your fingers.

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Ingredients:

For the chicken

  • 1 dozen chicken wings, thawed and patted dry
  • ΒΌ cup Vegetable oil
  • Salt and black pepper

For the JD honey BBQ sauce

  • 1/4 cup Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions:

For the chicken, preheat the oven to 400F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and set a wire rack on top.

In a large bowl, add the chicken wings, enough oil to coat the wings, and a few pinches of salt and pepper then toss together.

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Spread into a single layer on the sheet and bake 50-60 minutes or until crispy and fully cooked.

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While the wings are cooking, make the sauce. In a medium saucepan, heat the Jack Daniel's. When hot, add the onion and garlic. Cook until the onions start to soften.

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Stir in the ketchup, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, molasses, tomato paste, and 1 tablespoon honey. Bring to a boil. Cook until reduced and thickened, about 10-15 minutes, stirring often. Taste the sauce and add the extra tablespoon of honey if needed.

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When the wings come out of the oven, toss them in sauce and serve immediately.

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