Honey Garlic Chicken Wings

These Honey Garlic Chicken Wings are a delicious alternative to the classic spicy hot wing, with a buttery and sweet flavor, and lots of fresh garlic.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword honey garlic chicken wings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 249kcal


  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • 1/4 cup minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp good quality honey
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce*
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 lbs baked chicken wings


  • Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat, then add the garlic.
  • Cook for 1-2 minutes, until the garlic is aromatic and softens slightly. If the garlic starts to brown, turn the heat down.
  • Add the honey, soy sauce, and chili flakes, and bring the heat up to medium high.
  • Simmer for 3 minutes, until the sauce thickens slightly.
  • Stir in the vinegar, then remove the sauce from the heat.
  • Toss the baked chicken wings with the sauce, then serve immediately. Enjoy!


*use Tamari for gluten-free option
You can make this sauce a day ahead if you prefer. Simple re-warm and toss with the wings when they're hot and ready.


Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 262mg | Potassium: 133mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.9mg