Smoked Chicken Wings

Smoked Chicken Wings

Appetizers and Snacks Meat and Poultry Chicken

This easy-to-prepare recipe is a surefire winner for your next party. Perfect for watching the game with friends! I use an offset smoker for this recipe, but indirect heat in a 22 1/2 kettle grill works fine too.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 295
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 2h 10m


  • 16 chicken wings, tips discarded
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup dry rub for chicken (such as McCormick┬« Grill Mates┬«)
  • 1 pound mesquite wood chips, soaked in water
  • 1 (8 ounce) bottle blue cheese salad dressing


  • 1   Place chicken wings in a large bowl. Pour in olive oil; toss with hands until coated. Coat wings evenly with dry rub.
  • 2   Light charcoal and heat smoker to 170 to 200 degrees F (77 to 93 degrees C) according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • 3   Drain wood chips and place half of them directly on the charcoal. Spread wings evenly on the cooking grate skin-side down.
  • 4   Smoke wings until fragrant, about 1 hour.
  • 5   Flip wings. Add remaining wood chips to the charcoal. Continue smoking until an instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone reads 165 degrees F (74 degrees C), about 1 hour more.
  • 6   Serve chicken wings with blue cheese dressing.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 25g 38%
    Saturated Fat 5.0g  
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 1076mg 43%
Potassium 104mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 3.7g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
Protein 14.2g 28%
Sugars 1g  
Vitamin A 105IU  
Vitamin C 1mg  
Calcium 40mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 3mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 8mg  
Folate 9mcg