3 Ingredient hot honey sauce is the perfect combination that can add a touch of sweetness and spice to any dish. My husband loves this sauce! It is a versatile sauce that goes well with chicken, pork, beef, seafood, and even vegetables. I will show you that making this easy hot honey recipe is relatively easy and requires only a few simple ingredients. So, let me show you how to make this delicious your own hot honey sauce.
Hot honey is a sauce that is made of honey, apple cider, and hot sauce, just to name a few ingredients. The sauce can get pretty hot if you like it that way. It has a sweet but spicy kick to it. You can use it on homemade chicken wings, air fryer chicken wings, chicken thighs, chicken tenders, or even honey cornbread. That’s what I love about this hot honey sauce. It has endless possibilities. I always make it ahead of time and store the rest in the refrigerator for later!
Regular Honey- The honey is one of the main ingredients in this hot honey sauce. It helps balance out the spicy sriracha sauce.
Apple Cider Vinegar- This will help cut the saltiness in this recipe.
Sriracha- spices things up a little bit but not too spicy. You can always make this hot honey recipe as spicy as possible.
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes- You can use as much or as little heat as possible in this hot Joey sauce recipe! Pepper flakes also have a ton of health benefits. One of them is to help reduce inflammation throughout the body.
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes(Optional)- You can use as much or as little heat as possible in this hot honey sauce recipe! Pepper flakes also have a ton of health benefits. One of them is to help reduce inflammation throughout the body.
Cook On Stovetop- In a small saucepan, combine the honey, apple cider vinegar, and hot sauce.
Medium Heat- Heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the honey has melted and all the ingredients are well combined.
Simmer- Reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens slightly.
Cooling- Remove the saucepan from the heat and let the spicy condiment sauce cool for a few minutes before using.
That's it! Your hot honey sauce is ready to use. You can store it in a jar or a squeeze bottle in the refrigerator for up to a month.
You can store your hot honey sauce in a mason jar. This will ensure that it’s kept for the maximum amount of time possible. Which in my findings. Honey sauce can last for up to 4 months.
When removing from the refrigerator you will need to warm the honey in the microwave for 5 to 10 seconds. I wouldn’t suggest any longer. This hot honey does get really hot heat wise.
Warm the honey in the microwave for 5 to 10 seconds when removing it from the refrigerator. I wouldn’t suggest any longer. This hot honey does get hot heat-wise.
There are numerous ways to use hot honey sauce. Here are a few ideas:
It’s pretty spicy to me but you must not worry because you can adjust the chili peppers in this recipe to only a few sprinkles or you can put in as many as you would like.
No, you can leave this sauce out in a cool area. I have only left my honey sauce
Yes, you can definitely can buy this sauce at the grocery store. I love Mike’s hot honey, but it’s definitely easier to make at home. You can have as much as you would like.
This 3 ingredient jar of hot honey sauce is an easy to make sauce that can spice up any dish. It is a versatile sauce that can be used in many different ways, from glazing meat to dipping fries. With this simple recipe, you can make your own sweet heat hot honey sauce at home and enjoy its sweet and spicy flavor anytime.
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Originally Published March 28th, 2023.
Last Updated on September 15, 2023 by Ronalyn Alston | Published: September 15, 2023
September 15, 2023