How to Fix Too Spicy Chicken Wing Sauce

I accidentally used a very hot sauce on my chicken wings. How can I tone down the spiciness?


If you've ever gotten a bit too enthusiastic when making chicken wing sauce and ended up with something that's unbearably spicy, all is not lost!

Here are four great ways to fix a sauce that's just too hot.

1. Start by adding some dairy like sour cream, mayonnaise, or plain yogurt to the mix. This will reduce the heat of your sauce while also adding extra creamy texture and flavor.

2. You can also try using some sweet ingredients like honey or brown sugar to balance out the spiciness. Simply add a little at a time and taste along the way until you get it just right.

3. Adding some acidity to your wings is another simple fix for too-spicy sauces. Squeeze in some fresh lemon juice or stir in a few spoonfuls of vinegar to bring down the intensity and create a more balanced flavor profile.

4. Finally, consider adding other flavors such as garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, smoked paprika, or even Worcestershire sauce – these can help reduce the spiciness while bringing out additional depth in the flavor of your wings.

No matter which method you choose, you'll be sure to end up with perfectly flavored chicken wings in no time!

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Mar 04, 2011
spicy sauce fixit
by: Mark

Its very easy to fix, just add melted butter until the heat is at a tolerable level for you

May 23, 2010
Too Spicy Hot Sauce Fix
by: Soul Food Chef

First off, try adding a little sugar, honey, or molasses to cut down the spiciness. If this doesn't work, you could also try dipping the chicken wings into some sweet barbecue sauce.

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