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Fire in the Hole Wing Sauce

    These Spicy Honey Lemon Chicken Wings are a perfect blend of heat, sweetness, and tanginess. Fried until crispy and then tossed in a flavorful sauce made with “Fire in the Hole” hot sauce, honey, and lemon juice, they make a fantastic appetizer or game day snack.


    • 1/2 bottle ‘Fire in the Hole’ hot sauce: For a fiery kick.
    • 2 tablespoons honey: Adds sweetness and helps caramelize the wings.
    • 1 tablespoon margarine: Adds a rich, buttery flavor to the sauce.
    • Freshly squeezed lemon juice: For a bright, tangy flavor (juice of 1 lemon).
    • Salt & pepper to taste: For seasoning.


    1. Fry the Chicken Wings:
      • Preheat your fryer or a large pot with oil to 180ºC (350ºF).
      • Fry the chicken wings in batches for about 10 minutes, or until they are golden brown and crispy.
      • Remove the wings and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
    2. Prepare the Sauce:
      • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the “Fire in the Hole” hot sauce, honey, margarine, freshly squeezed lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
      • Microwave on high for 30-60 seconds, or until the margarine is melted and the sauce is hot. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
    3. Toss the Wings:
      • Place the fried chicken wings in a large mixing bowl.
      • Pour the hot sauce mixture over the wings.
      • Toss the wings in the sauce until they are evenly coated.
    4. Serve:
      • Transfer the coated wings to a serving platter.
      • Serve immediately, with extra sauce on the side if desired.


    • For Extra Crunch: Double fry the wings. Fry them first for 7 minutes, let them cool, then fry again for 3-4 minutes until extra crispy.
    • Oven-Baked Option: For a healthier version, bake the wings at 200ºC (400ºF) for 25-30 minutes, turning halfway through, until crispy.
    • Storage: Store any leftover wings in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or air fryer to maintain crispiness.

    Enjoy these spicy, sweet, and tangy chicken wings that are sure to be a hit at any gathering!