15 of the Best Grilled Chicken Wing Recipes

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    Spicy Chicken Wings

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    Chicken Wings are great for any occasion. They are even better when grilled up with all that extra smoky flavor. These chicken wing recipes represent the best and most popular I have. Grill them up as appetizers, snacks or for meals and put them out for the kids or the big game. Chicken wings are quick to cook, easy to prepare and are loaded with flavor making them the perfect chicken piece.

    Whole Wings tossed with herbs and spices then grilled to perfection. This is a quick and easy way to grill...MORE up some great chicken wings and can be as spicy or mild as you want them. The trick with grilling chicken wings is to keep a close eye on them to prevent burning.

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    Very Best Buffalo Wings

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    The marinade for these chicken wings is loaded with flavors that make them spicy and savory. You can add more heat if you wish before these hit the grill for a quick cook. Serve them up with the fantastic blue cheese dipping sauce and this makes the perfect appetizer or meal.

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    Grilled Thai Chicken Wings

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    These fantastic chicken wings are loaded with savory Thai heat, making them some of the best hot wings you will each. The marinade for these wings gets brushed on during grilling to build a thick, saucy surface that everyone will love.

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    Super Smokers Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

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    The secret to these chicken wings is a smoky charcoal fire and a fantastic dry rub that gives them a great barbecue flavor. Finish them off with a sweet honey barbecue sauce and these sticky, delicious wings will make a whole meal or the perfect appetizer before a serious barbecue dinner.

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    Lemon Wings

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    These lemon flavored chicken wings are among my favorite. The layering of flavors make these something special. They start with a brine to keep the chicken meat moist and tender, then hit the grill for a hot and fast cooking time. While on the grill baste them with this garlic-lemon sauce and they will come off coated with amazing flavors.

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    Salt and Vinegar Wings

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    The Salt and Vinegar Wings are another of my favorites. Similar in flavor to salt and vinegar potato chips, the secret here is a baste that builds a thick coating of flavor while they slow roast on the grill. The more you baste the stronger the flavors become. 

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    Buffalo Wings

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    My take on the pub classic, these buffalo wings are not fried but grilled for a healthier choice, but still packed with flavor. The secret here is the combination of hot sauce and cola. Yes, cola. This gives these hot wings the perfect balance of sweet and heat. served with the classic blue cheese dressing and these are perfect for game night.

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    Chinese Chicken Wings

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    Fast and easy, these chicken wings have that classic Chinese flavor and make more than just a great appetizer. These wings are a meal all by themselves. The combination of Chinese Five Spice Powder, soy sauce, and ginger packs these wings with flavor. 

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    Grilled Hot Wings

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    Throw a habanero into the marinade that flavors these wings and you get heat and flavor in a grilled chicken wing that will satisfy everyone. These wings are tender and flavorful and made sweet by pineapple juice.

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    Apricot-Balsamic Chicken Wings

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    These are the perfect sticky, roll up your sleeves chicken wings. Brined for tenderness, then coated in a balsamic apricot reduction, these wings are sweet and, well, fantastic.

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    Carolina Hot Wings

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    Slow roasted on the grill, these chicken wings get marinated and then basted in a rich and tangy Carolina-style sauce that makes these the perfect Southern Barbecue side dish. Try these on game day for something both traditional and unique.

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    Chicken Wings Diablo

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    Marinated in flavor and heat, these grilled chicken wings cook hot and fast. Put these wings in the marinade in the morning and they can go from the grill to the plate in a matter of minutes, making this a quick and easy appetizer. This recipe is so fast you will still be able to see most of the half-time show.

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    Hot and Spicy Buffalo Wings

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    The spicy sauce that gives these chicken wings their flavor and heat, starts with a cup of Tobasco. The secret to these wings is a fast parboil before a quick trip over hot coals to give them smoky flavors. This is another quick and easy chicken wing recipe that can go from the refrigerator to the plate in about 20 minutes.

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    New England Buffalo Wings

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    Sweet and Spicy, these chicken wings have a rich maple syrup flavor and a chili sauce heat. Slow roast them on the grill (gas or charcoal) while brushing the sauce on to lay the flavor. These wings come off sticky, sweet, and spicy for a perfect combination.

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    Sweetened Mustard-Curry Chicken Wings

    Sweetened Mustard-Curry Chicken Wings
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    The curry flavored sauces used to season these chicken wings gets split in half and used as a marinade at the beginning and a sauce to coat the wings once they are grilled. This is a fantastic way to make better than the typical chicken wings.

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