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Maple-Bourbon Glazed Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are one of the most popular Super Bowl menu items. What's great about these tasty wings is that they are super easy to make and definitely a lot healthier than some fast food alternatives. Kick-off your party with this fabulous recipe.

This is a classic appetizer recipe that will totally win over your guests taste buds and satisfy their appetites.

Wings are always a crowd favorite and this unique recipe will definitely impress your party goers. This recipe combines some great flavors so guests who appreciate a mix of sweet and heat will really enjoy these buffalo wing appetizers.

Pair with a cold beer and some blue cheese dip for the perfect mouthful.

  • 36 chicken wings (about 3 lbs.)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup pure maple or pancake syrup
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup bourbon or whiskey
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

Cut tips off wings; cut wings in half at joint.

In medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat and cook onion, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until golden. Add syrup, ketchup, bourbon and hot pepper sauce.

Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly.

Remove from heat. With wire whisk, stir in mayonnaise until smooth.

Grill or broil chicken wings, turning occasionally and brushing frequently with sauce, 15 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

Garnish with chopped scallions and serve alongside blue cheese dip.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

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