Sweet and Spicy Crock Pot Party Wings
Sweet and Spicy Crock Pot Party Wings leave no flavor unturned. If you love the combination of hot sauce, jalapeños, and horseradish with a little brown sugar in your wings, then be prepared for the intensity in every bite.
Party wings make such a great appetizer or addition to a pot luck. If you are a fan of party wings you should also try these Sweet and Spicy Buffalo Wings with Creamy Blue Cheese dipping sauce or turn your tastebuds to Maple Glazed Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies, that are a party pleaser. Easy Mozzarella Sticks are also a family favorite and go great with marinara sauce or ranch dip.
Crock Pot Party Wings
Full of flavor and exploding with spiciness, these Crock Pot Party Wings are the quintessential appetizer for any party, holiday, or potluck. I love making appetizers because I feel you can have a lot of fun with them. I mean how can you ever go wrong with crock pot goodness? It is the one way to infuse tons of rich bold flavor without having to actually marinate your food over night. These Crock Pot Party Wings start off in the oven on high broil and are seasoned with garlic salt and pepper. Once they have been broiled you place them in a 5-6 quart crock pot and douse them with BBQ sauce, hot sauce, horseradish, brown sugar and a few other spices. They cook up so nice and tender and will literally melt in your mouth.
Appetizers for the most part are the first line of defense in hosting a party and setting the tone for the meal to come. They undoubtably get eaten up quickly because finger food allows you the ability to eat and socialize at the same time. These Party Wings have an immense sweet and spicy flavor that will rock your socks.
What is an appetizer?
- It is a dish of food or a drink that gets served prior to eating the main course meal.
- It helps to satisfy and stimulate your appetite.
- They can be served and eaten hot or cold and consist mostly of easily handled finger foods.
- Appetizers also can be similar to hors d’oeuvres.
What is the difference between an appetizer and hors d’oeuvres?
- An hors d’oeuvres is often times served prior to, but separate from the main course and are considered a light snack.
- An appetizer is thought of as the first course to a meal and should be easy to eat.
- They both are very similar, but are essentially served at different times with regards to the main course.
What are examples of appetizers?
- Sheet Pan Beef Nachos
- Sheet Pan Chicken Nachos
- Slow Cooker Cranberry Meatballs
- Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
- Philly Cheese Steak Meatballs
How do you make Party Wings?
- Set your oven to High broil. Place the party wings in a large bowl and season with garlic salt and pepper. Mix to coat both sides and place on a rimmed baking sheet.
- Broil each side for 8-10 minutes until lightly browned. Pour wings into a 5-6 quart crock pot.
- In a large bowl combine BBQ sauce, brown sugar, hot sauce, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, and minced garlic. Pour over wings and gently stir to coat. Cook on low for 2-1/2 to 3 hours. Stir and garnish with sliced jalapeños, green onions, and sesame seeds.
What does the broil setting do?
- Broiling the party wings before placing them in the crock pot helps to cook them slightly so the once you transfer them to the crock pot they will only take a few hours to cook.
- Wings tend to take longer to cook in a crock pot, so broiling them first cuts down on the cooking time.
Sweet and Spicy Crock Pot Party Wings
- 3 lb party wings
- 1-1/2 tsp garlic salt
- 1-1/2 tsp pepper
- 2 cups BBQ Sauce I used Sweet Baby Rays
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup Franks hot sauce
- 1 tsp prepared horseradish
- 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tsp garlic minced
- Sliced jalapenos green onions, and sesame seeds for garnishing