Hennessy Wings Recipe

Hennessy Wings Recipe

This Hennessy wings recipe is a delicious combination of crispy baked chicken and a great orange bbq sauce. Who doesn’t like chicken wings with a good sauce? This recipe can help you make one of the best chicken wings dishes. The best part about this recipe is the sauce and it tastes amazing. You should definitely try your hand at trying to cook these tasty chicken wings and sauce. 

How to Make Henny Wings?

You can use Hennessy cognac to make Henny steak too. But this recipe specifically goes through the process of making chicken wings with the usage of Hennessy. There are different types and flavors of Hennessy. There is one flavor of strawberry Hennessy. But do not choose that one for this particular recipe. Use a neutral-flavored Hennessy cognac for this recipe.  

Now, without further ado, let us dive right into the cooking process of this recipe.

Ingredients that You Will Need Are:

For the chicken wings:

Five pounds of chicken wings

Three tablespoons of baking powder

One teaspoon of sweet paprika

One teaspoon of smoked paprika

One teaspoon of cayenne pepper

One tablespoon of kosher salt

One teaspoon of black pepper

One tablespoon of granulated garlic

One tablespoon of granulated onion

Hennessy wings bbq sauce:

One 12 ounces bottle of Chili sauce

Two tablespoons of Dijon mustard

Two minced cloves of garlic

Half a cup of finely chopped white onions

Three-fourth of a cup of Hennessy cognac

Half a cup of orange juice

One-third of a cup of orange marmalade

Half a cup of brown sugar

One teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes

One-fourth of a cup of honey

One-fourth of a cup of apple cider vinegar

Two tablespoons of soy sauce

One teaspoon of smoked paprika

Few dashes of Worcestershire

Method of Preparing the Hennessy Wings Step by Step:

The Hennessy Bbq Sauce:

Step 1:  Bring everything to a simmer in a pot over medium/medium-low heat, stirring occasionally. 

Step 2: Turn off the heat once the sauce has reduced and thickened (approximately 20-30 minutes) and add one last splash of Hennessy cognac, about one ounce.

The chicken wings:

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix together all of the dry ingredients until well blended, then sprinkle over the chicken to coat. You may or may not require all of this mixture; simply ensure that each piece is thoroughly covered. 

Step 2: Cook the chicken for 20 minutes in the oven. Bake for another 20 minutes after flipping the chicken. Bake for another 10-15 minutes or until thoroughly crispy, flipping once more. Add the orange Hennessy Sauce and toss well. Serve and enjoy.

Note: you can store the extra seasoning for another usage. Since it is a dry mixture, it can be stored as fresh for up to 3 weeks. The leftover sauce can be stored for a week. You need to store it in an air-tight container.  


You have a great dish to try out now. You can enjoy this chicken wings dish along with the orange bbq sauce that tastes amazing. The dish is tasty and fulfilling. You can easily enjoy it as a side dish. You can add it as finger food at your next event that you may host. This dish is a great addition to barbecue parties or cookouts. You can pour yourself your favorite drink and enjoy it while having these convenient chicken wings with the perfect orange barbecue sauce.

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