20 Best Chicken Wing Recipes


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Check out these 20 best chicken wing recipes that will win you rave reviews in the flavor department! Crowd-pleasing chicken wings are always in style for family nights, parties and game days.

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Whether you prefer to bake them, grill them, air fry them, or even slow cook them, you’ll find tasty inspiration on the best methods for cooking and seasoning your wings right here. You’ll find intensely spicy and hot flavors like ancho seasoning, red curry and Chimichurri or sweet and sticky recipes for teriyaki, pineapple glazed or raspberry balsamic sauces.

Go bold with garlic and pepper or smoked BBQ flavors. No matter which of these awesome recipes you choose, be prepared for your platter of chicken wings to disappear quickly!

Chicken Wing Recipes

Bake these citrus infused wings to a tangy crispness using a simple brine of lemon, rosemary and honey. Let the wings marinate in the brine for just a few hours before popping them in the oven. Super easy and super tasty!
Crispy Lemon Chicken Wings by Dinner At The Zoo

Make this sweet and savory reduction sauce while the chicken wings are baking. Combine raspberry jam, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, ginger and other ingredients and bring to a boil and reduce to thicken. Pour this rich and tangy sauce over the wings to coat. Delish!
Raspberry Balsamic Baked Chicken Wings by Budget Bytes

Chicken wings go zesty with this Sriracha, garlic, ginger and sesame infused sauce. The wings get a dry spice rub before being baked in the oven. When done, pour the warm and sticky homemade sauce over the wings and dig in!
Baked Sticky General Tso’s Chicken Wings by Carlsbad Cravings

If you love Indian cuisine, try this homemade sauce for your next batch of grilled chicken wings. A spicy coconut milk and lemon juice overnight marinade helps tenderize and flavor the chicken. Grill the wings and serve with a citrus cilantro sauce to take these over the top!
Homemade Indian Tikka Chicken Wings by Low Carb Maven

For outrageous flavor, smoke your chicken wings. If you don’t have a smoker, instructions are included on how to use soaked wood chips to get this flavor using your grill. Either way, the homemade bourbon BBQ sauce is a winner. This is definitely a crowd-pleasing recipe!
Bourbon BBQ Smoked Chicken Wings by The Chunky Chef

These peppery and spicy wings are perfect for game nights or any night where you want to chow down on some awesome food. A little soy sauce, brown sugar, honey and lot and lots of garlic and pepper make this a favorite seasoning for your baked wings. Perfection!
Black Pepper And Garlic Chicken Wings by Well Plated

You’ll be guaranteed tender chicken wings in just 10 minutes if you use your pressure cooker to do the job! The homemade teriyaki sauce infuses the wings with flavor while in the Instant Pot. You can crisp them up just a little by putting them under the broiler before serving.
Pressure Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Wings by Simply Recipes

Bake and then broil these tasty wings to golden perfection. While in the oven, make the scrumptious sauce out of butter, olive oil, garlic, spices and Parmesan cheese. Destined to become a favorite!
Crispy Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings by Joyful Healthy Eats

Put these tasty ingredients in your slow cooker and come back in 4 hours to spicy chicken wings. Along with the chicken wings, use coconut milk, red curry paste and a little fish sauce for an explosion of flavor. It’s practically a hands-off effort!
Red Curry Chicken Wings by Delicious Obsessions

If you can handle the heat, make this ancho chili spicy rub and coat your chicken wings before baking them. These are best served with the avocado ranch dip, just in case you need some relief from the heat!
Ancho Baked Chicken Wings by Carlsbad Cravings

For the ultimate in flavor, marinate these wings overnight in Old Bay seasoning. The next day, slide these in the oven on a baking sheet. For crispy wings, try placing the wings on a cooling rack that you’ll put on the baking sheet so that the grease can drip down and not pool up on the chicken. Smart!
Oven Baked Old Bay Buffalo Wings by The Cooking Jar

If extra crispy is your favorite style of wings, consider this air fryer recipe. Full of garlic and lemon pepper flavor, these wings can be ready in under 20 minutes – perfect for getting dinner on the table quickly!
Air Fryer Chicken Wings by Natasha’s Kitchen

Season your chicken wings and bake them. While baking, making this sweet sauce on the stove. It’s a base of pineapple juice along with brown sugar, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger and garlic. Bring to a boil and reduce to thicken. When the wings are done, toss them with this amazing sauce and serve.
Pineapple Glazed Wings by The Midnight Baker

A glaze of Thai sweet chili sauce plus brown sugar, garlic and other spices give these chicken wings their sticky and sweet flavor. Make the sauce first and pour half of it over the wings before baking. Reserve the rest for dipping. So good!
Sticky Thai Chicken Wings by Cafe Delites

This easy homemade miso glaze requires just a few ingredients such as sriracha, teriyaki sauce and rice wine vinegar. Bake your chicken wings and then baste on this awesome sauce for their final 10 minutes in the oven. Serve with a garnish of sliced green onions.
Miso-Glazed Chicken Wings by Simply Recipes

If you’re a fan of anything with an orange flavor, you must try these fun and delicious chicken wings. Bake the wings while you make the orange reduction sauce. The sauce contains orange soda, brown sugar, orange zest, and other ingredients that you’ll bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer until thickened. Pour over the wings and enjoy.
Orange Soda Hot Wings by Spicy Southern Kitchen

Ridiculously easy and amazingly delicious, this 3-ingredient recipe will become your go-to for simple grilled wings. Use a bottle of zesty Italian salad dressing for a quick marinade, and then brush the chicken wings with your favorite BBQ sauce throughout the grilling process. Crazy good!
3 Ingredient Chicken Wings by Home Cooking Memories

You’ll love this outrageously flavorful homemade chimichurri sauce that coats the chicken wings to zesty perfection. While the wings are baking, make the sauce in your blender. Full of roasted red peppers, garlic, ajvar spread, balsamic vinegar and herbs, this sauce gives a spicy finish to those hot chicken wings!
Red Chimichurri Chicken Wings by Jo Cooks

No need to plan ahead if you have an air fryer and frozen chicken wings! You can safely cook them to perfection using this method. While they’re cooking, make this simple 3 ingredient sauce from brown sugar, buffalo sauce and garlic powder. Super easy for those busy days!
Frozen Chicken Wings In An Air Fryer by Temecula Blogs

Grab some peach jam, Dijon mustard, garlic and Habanero chile peppers to make this hot and tasty glaze for your grilled chicken wings. Puree it in your blender and begin brushing it on the wings when they’re about two-thirds cooked. Flip the wings to coat the other side, too. Sweet!
Habanero Peach Grilled Chicken Wings by A Spicy Perspective

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