Coffee-bourbon barbecue or Asian-style sauce give this classic appetizer a tasty twist.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

15 mins
35 mins to 40 mins at 450°
Max Servings:


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil. Coat foil with cooking spray.

  • In a large bowl combine wings, oil, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat. Arrange in an even layer in the prepared pan. Bake 20 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, prepare desired sauce. Using tongs, transfer wings to a large bowl; drain any liquid from baking pan. Add 1/3 cup of the sauce to partially baked wings; toss to coat. Return wings to pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes more or until tender and golden.

  • Transfer wings to a serving platter. Spoon remaining sauce over wings.

Coffee-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

In a small saucepan bring 1/4 cup water just to boiling. Stir in 1 Tbsp. instant espresso coffee powder until dissolved. Stir in 3/4 cup barbecue sauce, 2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar, and 1 Tbsp. bourbon. Cook over medium until bubbly, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Stir in 1 Tbsp. butter until melted.

Asian Sauce

In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup hoisin sauce, 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce, 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar, and 2 tsp. sriracha sauce.Per serving: 244 cal., 14 g fat (3 g sat. fat), 104 mg chol., 934 sodium, 12 g carb., 1 g fiber, 7 g sugars, 18 g pro.

Nutrition Facts

283 calories; total fat 15g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 109mg; sodium 595mg; potassium 253mg; carbohydrates 18g; fiber 0g; sugar 15g; protein 17g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 161IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 5mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 1mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 27mg; iron 1mg.