Black Bat Wings

READY IN: 8hrs 30mins
YIELD: 24 wings


  • 2
    (12 ounce) bottles louisiana hot sauce (Crystal Wing Sauce)
  • 1
    tablespoon liquid black food coloring
  • 2
    dozen whole chicken wings (tips on)


  • Mix black food color and Hot Wing sauce in a one gallon sized resealable bag. "Stretch the wings open but do not damage the joints. (They should resemble open wings ready for flight!) Add wings into the bag and zip closed. Toss well to coat the wings. Unzip, squeeze out most of the air and rezip. Set bag on a large platter-so the wings are mostly single layered in the sauce- and place in the fridge. Marinate the wings several hours or overnight, (re-toss every couple hours if you can so the black color of the marinade gets on all surfaces of the wings). Preheat oven to 425. Remove wings from bag with tongs and place on a foil lined-(Pam) sprayed baking sheet with shallow sides (I used my jelly roll pan) Fan/stretch the wings open. (Discard sauce). Bake at 425 for 25-30 min or until done. Serve on a light colored platter for best visual effect. These wings look awesome dark black and the color does not stain your fingers after baking.