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Honey Mustard Chicken Wings for Game Day

January 22, 2015

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Today: There's no game day without a side of finger-licking chicken wings. 

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Game day will be here before we know it. And whether you like football or not, there's one thing that unites us all on that fateful Sunday: snacks. Game day snacks give football fans something to do with their hands when they start to get nervous; they give bored viewers an activity in between commercial breaks; and when chicken wings are on the table, they mark us all as smeared-face and sticky-fingered equals.

With crisp, spicy skin and moist, tender meat that falls off the bone, these Honey Mustard Chicken Wings will bring everyone together in praise of the pigskin. (You may want to make a double batch.)

Honey Mustard Chicken Wings by heather

Serves 6

3 pounds chicken wings (drumettes and tips)
Salt and pepper
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons butter
2/3 cup honey
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons bourbon
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 teaspoon Sriracha (add more for extra spice)
2 scallions, thinly sliced

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Photo by Bobbi Lin

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Written by: Julie Myers

Perpetually hungry. Will travel for food.


Mark O. January 23, 2015
Only because these are for game day, I think you need to cut the wings up, sports bar style. With your sharpest chef knife, remove the tips (Freeze them and put them in chicken stock), then sever the "flat" from the "drummette," and proceed as directed. This makes it a lot easier to eat with the fingers.
Detrishious January 22, 2015
Laura P. January 22, 2015
Want! These look so good and I have all the ingredients. Gonna have to make them this weekend. Win, win!
Julie M. January 22, 2015
Perfect! Enjoy.