Grilled Chicken Wings with Sweet & Spicy Wing Sauce Man Vs Woman

Happy Friday!!!  :)

Sometimes your Husband  does something really nice for you and in return you want to do something nice for him.  But what can a Woman do to show her way of thank you?  Yah, yah, what else could I do?  I know make Chicken Wings!!

Grilled Sweet &  Spicy Chicken Wings

Yes my Husband deserved chicken wings, why?  Because I finally, after 3 years of begging, I got a treadmill!!  Woohoo!!  His Friend at work was getting rid of his and as soon as I said, I must have it, my Husband said no.  I begged and pleaded and he finally gave in.  I think this deserves chicken wings, a whole 2 pounds of them.  But these are not ordinary chicken wings, they are grilled to be healthier and the sauce, oh the sauce is a Sweet & Spicy Wing Sauce.

Grilled Sweet &  Spicy Chicken Wings

I received a little gift package from Musselman’s, which contained a big jar of apple butter and I couldn’t open the jar of Apple Butter quick enough, the next thing you knew I was eating it by the spoonful.  It’s sweet and has the most wonder apple flavor, muah!  Plus its low sugar and 0 fat!!  You know how much I love apples and this apple butter is so perfect!!   I couldn’t wait to use it.  After all, I had to use it right away, before I ate it all.

Musselman’s asked if I could come up with a Super Bowl recipe using their apple butter.  I thought, apple butter and Super Bowl?  They don’t go together!  Boy was I wrong!!  On the Musselmans website they had a ton of recipes using apple butter and one was for baked Sweet & Spicy Wing Sauce.  Hmmm, I was quite intrigued, hot sauce and apple butter, together?   Sounds like an odd combo!  I must try it!!  Normally I like to come up with my own recipe, but I couldn’t stop thinking of apple butter and hot sauce together.   Now don’t let the ingredients fool you, they are so darn good!!!  The sauce is sweet with a kick of heat from the hot sauce.  My Husband likes Habanero and Mango BBQ Sauce on his wings, which had me thinking, I wonder if he would like this sauce?  Really, he had no choice, I had to try this recipe!!  After he had one wing, he loved it and he said that he liked it better than his Habanero and Mango BBQ Sauce!  SCORE!!!!!   He ate the whole 2 pounds of wings!  For a skinny man, he sure can eat a lot!  lol

Grilled Sweet & Spicy Chicken Wings

This was the first time I ever grilled chicken wings.  I thought this would be so much healthier than frying them and I don’t care for baked wings either.  These wings were so easy to grill!  All I did was add sauce to each side of the wings, and turn every 3 minutes for about 15 minutes until done.  They turned out crispy and perfect!  I have to say, I was quite impressed.  After all I’m from Buffalo and wings is my thing!  I would so eat grilled wings again.  Your probably wondering, what is the versus Woman part in the title?  Well for me, I decided since I had one chicken breast that had to be used, that I would grill a breast with the Sweet & Spicy Wing Sauce.  It turned out perfect!!!  It was tender and has so much flavor from the wing sauce.  Honestly, I was really impressed!!  If you like your wings or chicken breasts, sticky, sweet with some heat, than you must try this sauce!!  Trust me on this one!

I decided that I would give you both recipes for grilled wings and for grilled chicken breasts.  The recipe is basically the same with a small modification.  The nutritional information is broken down for you too!!

Grilled Chicken Breast with Sweet & Spicy Wing Sauce

Grilled Chicken Wings with Sweet & Spicy Wing Sauce
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 1¾ cups sauce and 2 lbs chicken
  • Serving size: 4 oz of chicken with wing sauce
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Crispy, grilled chicken wings and grilled tender chicken breasts with a sticky, sweet and spicy wing sauce made with apple butter and hot sauce.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Musselman's Apple Butter
  • ½ cup hot sauce
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ tsp. celery salt
  • 2 lbs. uncooked chicken wings, cut into 2 sections, or chicken drummettes or 2lbs. skinless boneless chicken breasts
Instructions
  1. Mix together the apple butter, hot sauce, ketchup and celery salt in a medium bowl. Reserve ¾ cup of the hot sauce as a dip. (makes 2 cups)
  2. To make chicken wings:
  3. Spray Grill with cooking spray and Preheat grill over medium - high heat. Add chicken wings, brush the top with wing sauce. Turn after about 3 minutes; brush with more wing sauce. Continue to turn the chicken wings every few minutes until the meat is not pink and juice runs clear. This will usually take about 16 – 18 minutes total.
  4. You’ll know the wings are close to being done when you see bubbles forming underneath the skin. These bubbles are formed from the steam coming off of the meat as it cooks through. Also, keep the grill closed as much as you can to speed up the cooking and cut down on the flare-ups. You can be pretty sure they are done when they have a nice brown or charred layer like this (some charring is fine, the sauce will take care of it).
  5. Toss the chicken wings in remaining sauce immediately after removing from the grill while they are nice and hot. Leave them in the sauce for a few minutes to soak in the goodness.
  6. Serve with reserved ¾ cups of sauce.
  7. To grill chicken breast:
  8. Spray Grill with cooking spray and Preheat grill over medium - high heat. Add chicken breast and brush both sides with wing sauce.
  9. Cook each side for about 4 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink and juice runs clear.
  10. Add reserved sauce over the chicken.
Notes
Calories for the sauce per 1 tablespoon: 22, Fat: 0, Cholesterol: 125, Sodium: 125, Carbs: 6, Fiber: 0, Sugar: 4.6, Protein: .01

Calories for the chicken wings (about 2 wings each - 4 oz): 272, Fat: 16, Cholesterol: 85, Sodium: 205, Carbs: 6, Fiber: 0, Sugar: 4.6, Protein: 21.1

Calories for 4 oz boneless Chicken breast: 142.9, Fat: 2, Cholesterol: 65, Sodium: 200, Carbs: 6, Fiber: 0, Sugar: 4.6, Protein: 26

Grilled Chicken Breast with Sweet & Spicy Wing Sauce

Just in time for the Super Bowl, now you can make a fun apple butter recipe for the big day!  Ready for the giveaway?  For you, I have the cutest little gift pack that contains 28oz. jar of Musselmans Apple Butter, an adorable little bowl to serve your sauce and a few recipes to start you on your apple butter journey!

To win all you have to do is tell me, what is your favorite Super Bowl food?

For extra entries:  Just be sure you tell me you did so

I’ll pick a winner on Monday and announce the winner on Tuesday!!  Good Luck and Happy Friday to you!!!!!!!!

Toodles,

Jen

 

Musselman's Gift Pack

 

Comments

  1. I pinned chicken buffalo dip. We love it.

  2. barbara n says:

    My favorite super bowl food is buffalo chicken wing dip!

  3. barbara n says:

    I am an email subscriber to peanut butter and peppers

  4. barbara n says:

    I would like to make Frosted Apple Sauce Raisin Bars

  5. Danielle Omole says:

    Chicken wings are definitely my fav Super Bowl food. I’m also following you on Facebook and I’m a peanut butter and peppers email subscriber :)

  6. Geena O Joseph says:

    Mines Buffalo Chicken Fingers….its my family’s all time favourite…in fact, I ll be making it again today!

  7. Geena O Joseph says:

    Ve repined it too…! thank U for the recipe… :)

  8. I love nachos…with lots of jalapeños!

  9. Melissa C. says:

    Crispy chicken wings

  10. Melissa C. says:

    I subscribe to your blog

  11. My favorite Super Bowl food would have to be a veggie tray with ranch dip or fruit tray. I love snacky foods!

  12. Linda Allen says:

    The chicken wings look fantastic and I will have to try them but my favorite Super Bowl food is Rotel Cheese dip with ground beef in it :)

  13. My boyfriend would LOVE me if I made these for him!! Perhaps I’ll keep them in the back of my mind as a bribing tool…. :P

  14. That sauce looks so good!

    This may be cliche, but my favoreite superbowl food are subs.

  15. Spinach artichoke dip!

  16. I love nachos, I mean love them.

  17. I follow both on Twitter

  18. I Tweeted

  19. follow you on Pinterest, and Pinned “Mini Chocolate Chip Blondies”

  20. I’d love to make the Grilled Cheese Sliders on Musselmans site! Yummy

  21. Like both on FB

  22. Blessie Nelson says:

    email subscriber!

  23. Blessie Nelson says:
  24. Blessie Nelson says:

    followed both on FB – Blessie nelson

  25. Blessie Nelson says:

    followed both on twitter @Bless_Eliz

  26. Blessie Nelson says:

    I like to make the Apple Sauce Oatmeal Cookies…healthy and low cal!

  27. Blessie Nelson says:

    I repinned this one and follow you on pinterest – Blesseliz
    http://pinterest.com/pin/249598004320144194/

  28. My favorite Super Bowl food is PIZZA, homemade of course!

  29. I Follow Peanut Butter and Peppers and Mussleman’s on Twitter.

  30. I Follow Peanut Butter and Peppers and Musselman’s on Facebook.

  31. I like the recipe for Mini Cherry Pecan Pies on the Musselman’s website.

  32. I follow you on Pinterest and pinned your recipe for Spicy Chicken Wing Dip.

  33. Nachos with cheese and salsa for my SuperBowl!

  34. I like Musselmans on Facebook!

  35. I like you on Facebook too.

  36. I’m an email subscriber!

  37. I would like to make Frosted Apple Sauce Raisin Bars as they look tasty!

  38. I follow you on Facebook.

  39. I subscribe to you by email.

  40. I do follow you on Pinterest but I checked just to make sure. Yep and I thought I’d never get out of there…too much to look at for just a short visit.lol

  41. My favorite Superbowl food is jalapenos stuffed with cream cheese then wrapped with bacon. A brush of Bar-B-Que sauce and then bake until bacon is crisp. I believe this was originally a Pioneer Woman’s recipe.Everyone loves it.

  42. Our favorite super bowl party food is chili cheese dip and tortilla chips or fritos

  43. dawn miller says:

    Chicken wings is definatly my favorite superbowl food and now I will be making your new recipe. I also follow you on facebook and I love your site!

  44. Yeah for treadmills! I wish we could fit one in our townhouse…

    The wings are perfect for the Super Bowl! My favorite game food are dips! All dips! lol

  45. I always love chips and guac!

  46. I’d love to try out the Sweet Potato Apple Butter Casserole recipe!

  47. I always make corn dog casserole for Super Bowl. My favorite thing though is boneless Buffalo Chicken Dip.

  48. Follow Mussleman’s on Twitter

  49. Like Musselman’s on Facebook

  50. I would love to make Musselman’s Monkey bread with apple butter – sounds delish!

  51. I Follow you on Pinterest and pinned your crockpot oatmeal – http://pinterest.com/pin/132293307776049591/

  52. I like nachos with melted cheese all over them!

  53. I’m already a subscriber by email!

  54. I want to make the apple turnovers on Musselman’s website.

  55. I love tortilla chips & salsa!

  56. Georgiana says:

    I love snacking on popcorn!

  57. Georgiana says:

    I’m an email subscriber too.

  58. Georgiana says:

    I like you on Facebook!

  59. Georgiana says:

    I like Musselmans on Facebook

  60. Georgiana says:

    Their Apple Turnovers look amazing on the website – thank you!

  61. Chips and dip.

  62. BBQ Chicken Wings.

  63. Liz Blunt says:

    It’s fresh guacamole in our house on Super Bowl Sunday!

  64. I love chips and salsa for the super bowl!

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