Recipe: Texas Eats Sweet & Spicy Shiner Bock Glaze

David shares a delicious Shiner Beer glaze perfect for chicken wings, meatballs, or anything else you crave

Sweet & Spicy Shiner Bock Glaze (KSAT12)

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This Shiner beer glaze perfectly balances sweet, spicy, and tangy flavors that add a kick to your favorite foods. The fresh garlic and sliced ginger root give this sauce a subtle Asian twist without overpowering your taste buds. The Shiner Bock beer adds a savory depth of flavor and a distinct Shiner taste.

Try this sauce tossed over chicken wings, poured over meatballs, or topped on a burger or chicken sandwich.

Sweet & Spicy Shiner Bock Glaze

Ingredients:

  • H‑E‑B premade Meatballs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Shiner Bock
  • Dark Soy sauce
  • Brown sugar
  • Honey
  • Rice vinegar
  • Hoisin sauce
  • Oyster Sauce
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Sambal
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Fresh Chicken Wings
  • Olive Oil
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Uncle Chris Fiesta Seasoning
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Toothpicks

Directions:

SAUCE:

  • At medium to high heat - add sliced ginger, garlic, and red pepper flakes to a saucepan with preheated olive oil.
  • Once the garlic softens, add 1/2 cup of dark brown sugar to the pan. Let the brown sugar melt and the ingredients combine into a thick liquid.
  • Add 1/4 cup of honey, 1/4 cup of sambal, and 2 tbsp. of hoisin sauce, 2 tbsp. of oyster sauce, 2 tbsp. of dark soy sauce, 1/2 cup of Shiner Bock beer, and 2 tbsp. of rice vinegar.
  • Let the sauce come to a boil then reduce to low heat and let simmer until the sauce sticks to the back of a spoon.

CHICKEN WINGS & MEATBALLS:

  • In a large pot, heat 2.5 quarts of vegetable oil to approximately 350F degrees.
  • Preheat a grill to 450F-500F.
  • In a bowl, combine chicken wings, olive oil, and a generous amount of Fiesta brand Uncle Chris seasoning. Toss the wings in the mixture until they are completely covered.
  • Place the wings on the grill and rotate until each side has grill marks and a nice crust.
  • Remove the wings from the grill and immediately place them, one at a time, into the 350F vegetable oil. Frying should take 7-10 minutes or until the internal temperature is 165F and the skin is crunchy.
  • When the wings are frying, cook the meatballs on the grill until they reach an internal temperature of 145F.
  • Remove the wings from the oil and toss in the sticky sauce. Drip the sauce over the meatballs. Top each item with toasted sesame seeds, add toothpicks to the meatballs - and you’re ready to eat with an ice-cold Shiner beer!
  • Enjoy!

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About the Authors:

David Elder is the host and executive producer of the food and travel show Texas Eats on ABC KSAT 12 and NBC KPRC 2.

Benjamin Garison is a producer, videographer, and editor for the top-rated food and travel show in Central and South Texas, Texas Eats with David Elder. Ben joined the Texas Eats team in the fall of 2020.