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35 Grilled Wings Recipes

35 Grilled Wings Recipes

Grilling is a great way to cook wings, and with 35 unique recipes for these delectable small bites covering everything from classic Buffalo to Memphis dry rubbed, making them will never get old.

Ultimate Grilled Buffalo Wings

Ultimate Grilled Buffalo Wings

Grilling adds another layer of flavor and texture to Buffalo wings that make them stand apart from their baked or fried brethren in spicy, crispy, and juicy wing perfection.

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Sweet and Spicy Korean Chicken Wings

Sweet and Spicy Korean Chicken Wings

Gochujang—a Korean fermented chili paste—give these wings their unique earthy and spicy flavor that's deeper and more complex than your average wing.

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Memphis Dry Rub Wings

Memphis Dry Rub Wings

Crispy, juicy grilled wings are given the Memphis dry rub treatment to create a uniquely earthy, spicy, and herbal flavor with a slight tang to back it up.

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Chicken Tikka Wings

Chicken Tikka Wings

A standard chicken tikka marinade finds an even better home on juicy and flavorful wings.

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Yakitori Wings

Yakitori Wings

Tare sauce delivers the sweet and savory backbone of these yakitori wings along with a tangy and spicy depth that elevates them over more common teriyaki versions.

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Piri Piri Chicken Wings Recipe

Piri Piri Chicken Wings Recipe

An addictive mixture of spicy, sweet, smoky, and tangy makes these piri piri sauced wings really something special.

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Thai Red Curry Wings

Thai Red Curry Wings

Building your own red curry paste using traditional ingredients creates an immense and fresh Thai flavor that makes these wings really something special.

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Chicken Wings Inasal

Chicken Wings Inasal

A great garlicky tang, with lemony and pepper undertones, defines these crispy and juicy Filipino-inspired grilled wings.

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Thai Chicken Satay Wings

Thai Chicken Satay Wings

A Thai chicken satay marinade does wonders to these wings that are grilled and served with a spicy peanut dipping sauce.

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Peruvian Chicken Wings

Peruvian Chicken Wings

Earthy and tangy grilled chicken wings are paired with spicy and fresh aji verde to create a Peruvian-style chicken in wing form.

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Jalapeño Wings

Jalapeño Wings

Jalapeño in three different varieties give these wings lots of layers of flavor and an excellent, crowd-pleasing heat.

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Souvlaki Wings

Souvlaki Wings

A souvlaki marinade paired with tzatziki for dipping give these wings a distinctly Greek flavor.

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Za'atar-spiced Wings

Za'atar-spiced Wings

Za'atar seasoning gives these crispy wings a really unique and delicious herbal, lemony, and nutty flavor.

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Smoked, Fried, and Grilled Barbecue Wings

Smoked, Fried, and Grilled Barbecue Wings

A trifecta cooking method of smoking, frying, and then grilling produces the ultimate barbecue wings.

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Char Siu Chicken Wings

Char Siu Chicken Wings

Sweet and complex char siu sauce give these wings a Chinese flavor profile that make them very unique from the standard wing.

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Al Pastor Wings

Al Pastor Wings

These earthy, smoky, and lightly spicy wings are paired with a grilled pineapple salsa that combines to make a whole al pastor-influenced experience.

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General Tso's Chicken Wings

General Tso's Chicken Wings

All the great sweet, savory, and spicy flavors of General Tso's chicken in wing form—what's not to love?

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Savory Vietnamese Flavored Wings

Savory Vietnamese Flavored Wings

These wings, inspired by Pok Pok, have a unique sweet and savory profile that really make them stand out.

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Alabama White Sauce Wings

Alabama White Sauce Wings

A coating in Alabama white sauce gives these barbecue spiced wings an incredible richness and tang.

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Sriracha Sauced Smoke and Fried Wings

Sriracha Sauced Smoke and Fried Wings

Smoking and then frying the wings creates a smoky, juicy meat with a crisp skin whose overall flavor is enhanced with spicy, sweet, and bright sriracha-based sauce.

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Xi'an Chicken Wings

Xi'an Chicken Wings

With a mouth-numbing heat and earthy spice, these Xi'a-flavored wings are like none other you've probably tried before.

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Kanat (Turkish Chicken Wings)

Kanat (Turkish Chicken Wings)

Wings done Turkish-style, kanat are marinated, then skewered and cooked close to the coals to create an exterior with some crunch and a complex spicy, smoky, and lightly tangy flavor.

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Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

The bright acidity of lemon juice and zest is paired with coarsely ground black pepper to give these wings a simple, yet powerful flavor.

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South Carolina Mustard Barbecue Wings

South Carolina Mustard Barbecue Wings

A full flavored barbecue wing that proudly bears the unique stamp of a South Carolina-style mustard sauce.

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Tiki Wings

Tiki Wings

Sweet and fruity with a distinctive Asian undertone, these Tiki-inspired wings come with an indicative Pacific Island flavor—however stereotyped it is.

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Spicy Cumin Wings

Spicy Cumin Wings

Earthy cumin coats whole wings that are grilled and then brushed with a spicy soy glaze to create a multi-layered, uniquely flavored wing.

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Old Bay Chicken Wings

Old Bay Chicken Wings

Old Bay give these wings a complexly seasoned base, while a sauce of Worcestershire, Frank's, and butter take them even further to be something really special.

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Filipino Chicken Adobo Wings

Filipino Chicken Adobo Wings

Building on the sharp and tart garlic and vinegar combo that's a Filipino standard, these wings are also sweet and spicy, making them go beyond their adobo influence.

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Garlic and Parmesan Chicken Wings

Garlic and Parmesan Chicken Wings

A basil and red pepper sauce coat crispy grilled wings which are complimented with the strong nutty and salty bite of Parmesan.

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Hoisin Glazed Chicken Wings

Hoisin Glazed Chicken Wings

These sweet and salty wings have a light Asian barbecue flavor that make them a nice change of pace from the norm.

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Cajun Chicken Wings

Cajun Chicken Wings

A Cajun spice rub gives these wings a crust layered with earthy and herbal flavors, while a finishing sauce adds a pleasing level of heat to create one insanely awesome wing.

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Sriracha Hot Wings

Sriracha Hot Wings

A match made in heaven: the hot garlic goodness of Sriracha wed to crisp grilled wings.

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Jerk Chicken Wings

Jerk Chicken Wings

Wings heavily coated in a jerk marinade are grilled over a two-zone fire to create a darkened, semi-crisp crust that holds all of the complexity and goodness of the jerk sauce.

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Habanero Barbecue Wings

Habanero Barbecue Wings

Habaneros form the base flavor of a sweet, tangy, and spicy sauce that's brushed on smoked wings and then charred. The result is a sticky wing that packs a nice punch along with it's smoky, barbecue flavor.

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Honey Chipotle Wings

Honey Chipotle Wings

A story of anniversary shame led to these incredibly delicious grilled honey-chipotle wings that start out sweet, but then turns into a smoky heat, leaving a slight burn in your mouth that can only be cured with the initial sweetness from another wing--a deliciously addictive pattern.

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