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Smoked Chicken Wings

Contributor: Kelly Nardo

Smoking chicken wings adds a whole new flavor to them. People will go crazy over these at your next party.

  • Author: Kelly Nardo
  • Prep Time: 65 minutes
  • Cook Time: 150 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Smoked
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

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  • 2 lbs. chicken wings
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Optional toppings: carrot sticks, celery sticks, blue cheese, ranch…

Instructions

Smoker Instructions:

  1. Pat wings dry and place in a plastic bag or container. Add spices and oil to a small bowl and mix to combine. Add mixture to wings and mix well to make sure all the wings are coated. Refrigerate for 2-4 hours (minimum 1 hour if in a pinch).
  2. Add wood chips to your smoker. Depending on your smoker, put it on smoke mode or set the temperature to 225-250°F and let it preheat. Smoke the wings for 2 to 2 and ½ hours, flipping about halfway through, or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.
  3. Let rest for 5 minutes and serve with your choice of veggies and dip.

Grilling Instructions:

  1. Pat wings dry and place in a plastic bag or container. Add spices and oil to a small bowl and mix to combine. Add mixture to wings and mix well to make sure all the wings are coated. Refrigerate for 2-4 hours (minimum 1 hour in a pinch).
  2. Set grill temperature to 225-250°F and let it preheat. Grill the wings for 2 to 2 and ½ hours, flipping about halfway through, or until chicken reaches an internal temperature for 165°F.
  3. Let rest for 5 minutes and serve with your choice of veggies and dip.