Recipe Details

Smoky, sweet and spicy heat all on fried Brussels sprouts for a plant based wing alternative. 

Original sauce recipe yields 1 qt. 

Smoky Honey Buffalo Sauce

  1. In a small sauce pan over medium heat, combine Frank's RedHot® Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce, honey, butter, onion powder, garlic powder, and smoked paprika.
  2. Cook, stirring, until butter has melted and sauce is well combined. Hold hot for service or refrigerate until needed.


  1. Set fryer to 350°F. Fry 1/2 pound Brussels sprouts until golden brown and crisp, about 3-5 minutes.
  2. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Drizzle with 1/4 cup sauce and toss until Brussels sprouts are evenly coated. Serve hot with additional sauce for dipping.


For an extra hot version of this sauce replace the buffalo wings sauce with Frank's RedHot® XTRA Hot Buffalo Wings Sauce.