Delicious Spicy Chicken Wings Recipe

Crisp on the outside, juicy on the inside, our spicy chicken wings are the perfect weekend indulgence. Paired with celery and blue cheese, they're a hit at any gathering.
A plate of spicy chicken wings with a small bowl of blue cheese dressing and celery sticks on the side.

After a week of personal training and maintaining a rigorous fitness routine, indulging in a plate of spicy chicken wings is the perfect weekend treat. These wings, crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, offer a burst of flavor that’s both satisfying and indulgent. It’s a reminder to balance hard work with a bit of enjoyment, making the journey of health and fitness all the more rewarding.

Plate of buffalo chicken wings, a side of celery sticks, blue cheese dip in a bowl with a spoon, and a small dish of hot sauce—all set on a plain white background for the perfect spicy chicken wings recipe.

Delicious Spicy Chicken Wings Recipe

A man in an apron sitting at a bar.Ryan Brooks
Spicy and flavorful chicken wings, perfect for a weekend treat.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Meal Type Appetizers, Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 1630 kcal
Difficulty Easy
Ingredient Cost $9
Shopping Cost$31


  • Baking sheet
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Parchment paper


  • 2 lbs chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl, toss the chicken wings with olive oil, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
    2 lbs chicken wings, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon paprika, Salt and pepper to taste
  • Spread the wings in a single layer on the baking sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes, turning halfway through, until crispy and cooked through.
  • In a small bowl, combine hot sauce, melted butter, and honey.
    1/4 cup hot sauce, 2 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon honey
  • Toss the cooked wings in the sauce mixture until well coated.
  • Serve hot, with extra sauce on the side if desired.


Adjust the spiciness by adding more or less hot sauce.
Serve with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing for a classic pairing.


Calories: 1630kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 91gFat: 130gSaturated Fat: 41gPolyunsaturated Fat: 21gMonounsaturated Fat: 58gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 438mgSodium: 2221mgPotassium: 956mgFiber: 1gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 2532IUVitamin C: 51mgCalcium: 79mgIron: 6mg
Keyword Chicken Wings, Spicy Wings, Weekend Treat

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