Cooked in the fryer, oven, slow cooker, or even the smoker, these Top-Rated Chicken Wings will impress your guests and satisfy your weeknight cravings.
What tailgate or home football party would be complete without a huge tray of homemade chicken wings?!
Cooked in the fryer, oven, air fryer, and even the slow cooker, these top-rated chicken wings will wow your party guests or satisfy a simple weeknight craving.
Don’t be afraid to try the healthier baked chicken wing recipes.
If you’ve never had baked chicken wings, you’ll be surprised how crispy they get when baked at high heat.
Of course, air frying is another great option to get the crispy fried taste you crave without all the calories!
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These Top-Rated Chicken Wings showcase all the best alternatives to traditional buffalo wings.
With so many to choose from, you’re sure to find some new favorite ways to enjoy this Game Day classic!
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Do you like your wings fiery, sweet, and flavorful? Then, this is the recipe for you!
With a bold sauce composed of harissa, a North African chili pepper paste, and various traditional and Asian flavors, these wings are sure to be a hit at your next party.
Fire up the grill for this traditional Jamaican Jerk recipe with Habanero peppers.
Don’t be afraid to use Habaneros – you can lower the heat by removing the seeds.
Just remember to wear latex gloves when you’re working with hot peppers.
At least, I have to, or my hands get super red and irritated, and touching any other sensitive areas on my body (e.g. face, eyes, etc.) becomes a nightmare!
These baked wings are super easy to make and perfect for game day with a simple honey BBQ sauce made by souping up store bought barbecue sauce with honey, hot sauce, butter, and garlic powder.
Want to snack without all the mess of a sticky sauce? Sometimes, the simplest recipes can be the most delicious.
These wings are baked to moist and tender perfection. Plus, they’re super flavorful with granulated garlic, season salt, and parmesan cheese.
Party prep can be a hassle, but not with these super simple wings made in the slow cooker.
Just set ’em and forget ’em – so much easier than frying! Plus, your guests will find the honey pineapple flavor unique and irresistible!
Be prepared for these babies to be gone in no time!
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These wings are crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside, smothered in a chipotle rub, then bathed in honey lime hot sauce for a seriously amazing appetizer or meal.
If you’re craving orange chicken from your local Chinese restaurant, do yourself a favor, and make something even better at home!
If you like your wings sticky and sweet with bold, complex flavor, you won’t be able to resist these chicken wings glazed with Bourbon whiskey and maple syrup.
Air fryer chicken wings are crispy and delicious even without oil! Your favorite bar snack just got a little bit healthier.
For more healthy air fryer recipes, check out 75 Best Air Fryer Recipes for Every Meal.
Would you love to be able to bake your wings to make them healthier and so much easier to prepare, but can’t stand the thought of sacrificing that delicious crispy skin only frying can provide?
Then, this wing recipe perfect for you!
Despite being smothered in a sticky, sweet, and spicy pomegranate glaze, these wings remain crispy even through reheating!
Take your taste buds south of the border with this crispy baked chicken smothered in tequila lime sauce.
Pair with an easy creamy dill salsa to complement the sweet and sour flavors of the wings.
If you have a smoker, then skip the oil and fire up the smoker to make these smoked chicken wings with a zesty sauce mixture of Italian dressing, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and soy sauce.
These sweet, sticky, and spicy wings are basted in a super easy Dr. Pepper sauce.
Dr. Pepper may seem like a strange recipe ingredient, but it adds incredible richness and flavor to these wings.
Jalapeños are one of my favorite peppers, and the jalapeño/honey combination in these wings is to die for!
Jalapeños are great for parties because they offer a nice heat, but aren’t too hot.
Plus, you can remove the seeds to reduce the heat even more.
If you want to go the other way for a spicier sauce, just make the sauce ahead of time and let it sit – the longer it sits, the hotter it will be!
If you’ve never tried Korean fried chicken, you are in for a treat.
These wings are dipped in a thin batter and fried twice, which gives them an extra crunchy exterior, then brushed with a spicy-sweet sauce with plenty of ginger, garlic, and Korean chili sauce.
This simple Vietnamese-style savory caramel sauce is the perfect blend of salty, sweet, sour, and spicy.
If you’re looking for a simple, not-spicy chicken wing recipe, check out these wings covered in a subtle soy sauce glaze both children and adults will love.
Being from Pennsylvania, I had never heard of Nashville Hot Wings (apparently, it’s a thing down there) until I saw the Kentucky Fried Chicken commercials.
I don’t usually eat fast food, but I decided I to try this sauce on KFC’s crispy chicken strips and was surprised by how much I enjoyed it!
Make your own much healthier and tastier version with this homemade recipe (homemade is always better, right?) with Louisiana Hot Sauce and lots of cayenne pepper for some serious heat!
To ensure you’re enjoying this traditional Nashville dish just right, be sure to serve with loads of dill pickle slices!
I LOVE Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce Tabasco sauce has its place, but it’s just hot and vinegary – it doesn’t have the complex flavors Sriracha does.
These wings really make the bold taste of Sriracha shine, and fancy molasses complements and helps tone down the intense heat of the chili sauce to make an irresistible flavor profile.
These baked chicken wings are immersed in a sticky coating of fiery Lusty Monk mustard, Dijon, maple syrup, and Sriracha chili sauce for a sweet and spicy kick.
Cool down these spicy wings just a little with an easy apple onion dip made with sweet applesauce and caramelized onions and tangy Greek yogurt!
No tailgate or football party would be complete without a heaping platter of tender and delicious wings!
With the variation in flavors on this list of Top-Rated Chicken Wings, you’re sure to find some new favorites your friends and family will love!
What do you think of these Creative and Delicious Chicken Wings?
Please share your thoughts in the comments below, and be sure to let me know if you’ll serving any of these amazing wing recipes at your next football party!