Wingers Sticky Fingers

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Today is a bit of a busy day, we are busy trying to get the nursery together since I only have a week and half left until this baby boy gets here! Crazy! This is the PERFECT meal for a busy day!

On mine and my hubby’s first date we went to Wingers.  Now we go back every year on that day to celebrate! Wingers Sticky Fingers are amazing and mainly because of their sauce! This recipe is almost identical to it!

For the chicken…I just buy a package of Tyson’s frozen breaded chicken strips and bake them according to their conventional oven directions.

**If you wish to fry them, go for it! Or if you have your own breaded chicken recipe and you feel up to the challenge, then try it! Tyson’s frozen breaded chicken is already done (just bake according to package’s directions)and is way easy for the meal in a crunch.**

Now for the SPECIAL Wingers Sauce
1 and ½ cups brown sugar
6 Tbsp FRANKS hot sauce (*It has to be FRANKS! I use the buffalo flavor and it is delicious, but the original would taste good too!*)
4 Tbsp water

Heat sauce until sugar is dissolved, then pour over chicken!

Serves about 2 with a little left over….so 2 for the price of 1!
(Recipe adapted from: Favorite Family Recipes)

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  1. makemyselfathome

    We LOVE Winger's, but don't get to eat it since we don't live out west anymore. Once we got stuck in Laramie, Wyoming overnight with car trouble, & ate at a Winger's down by the university football stadium; it turned out that was the very last night they would be open because they were going out of business! Too bad!

  2. Marianne

    Hi Nikki, I just love your blog. All of your recipes look delicious. I really don't like to cook much…actually I used to until everyone in my family decided that they want something different to eat at every meal. I'm going to give some of your recipes a try. I'm now following you back and putting your button on my sidebar so I remember to check for new recipes.
    Marianne :)

  3. Nanci Waldman

    OMG…these look insanely good!! My sisters and I just started our first themed blog hop over at every Sunday!. This weeks theme is appetizers. We would love for you to come over and share these or any of your favorite appetizer recipes with our blog readers. Have a great weekend.

    • Socalgal52

      Yes it is a spicy sauce. You might try substituting chipotle & cumin, just increase the water to keep it spreadable – the cinsistency op syrup

  4. Since it is hot sauce, I am guessing that it is spicy. Does anyone know of a substitution that can be used for the hot sauce since I am a wimp when it comes to spiciness?

  5. @Anonymous I am a whimp when it comes to spicy too. I use Frank's Hot Sauce Buffalo Flavor (make sure it's not the Hot Buffalo) and I don't think its too spicy. If you dip them in ranch, it mutes the flavor even more. Let me know if you do end up switching it out for and how it tasted!

  6. These are reallllly tasty!! I couldn't find the tenders, but I did find all white popcorn chicken…my kids even loved it, sauce was very tasty even better once the popcorn chicken was tossed in it..mmm thank you again!!!

  7. Me and my husband moved to Utah last year and quickly came OBSESSED with wingers!!! Now that the sauce is no longer sold at Costco I’m super happy to have come across this recipe — who knew that’s all it was?!? Can’t wait to try it

  8. J

    I love Winger’s and I don’t live close to one so this was exciting to find. I made this today and my husband and I agree that it’s delicious, and close to the real thing but not quite there. I think I could remove close to 1/3 of the brown sugar to get things right on. It tasted too sweet which covered up the spicy sauce but I am confident on my next try that I can get this right on. It really is delicious!
    Thanks for sharing.

  9. KH

    This was delicious! My husband raved the sauce. I’ve honestly never seen him react to something like this that I’ve made in awhile. We’ve never been to Winger’s but this sauce is the boss.

  10. Cassandra

    Just double checking – this recipe is for the whole bag of Tyson chicken strips, correct? Making this tonight and can’t wait to try it! Your recipes all look delicious! Thank you!

  11. Socalgal52

    OMG! This is fabulous!!! Could brush it on the chicken before baking. Would also be good as a Kung Pao recipe. Now if I could keep from spooning it in my mouth and skipping the dinner….