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Basic Chicken Wings

The Old Fat Guy
An easy recipe for delicious chicken wings done in an oven or smoker.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 kg chicken wing segments 2.2 pounds
  • 15 ml BBQ Chicken Rub 1 tbsp
  • 25 ml hot sauce 2 tbsp
  • 15 ml butter 1 tbsp
  • 10 ml cider vinegar 2 tsp


  • Toss the wings in the BBQ Chicken Rub
  • Put the hot sauce, butter, and cider vinegar in a covered microwave container. Heat until the butter is melted. Mix and pour over the chicken wings. Toss until coated.
  • If cooking in an oven, put the wings on a rack over a tray and cook in a preheated 425 F (220 C) oven for 40 to 45 minutes, until the chicken is browned.
    If cooking in a smoker, cook at 425 F (220 C) for 30 to 45 minutes, until the chicken is browned.
    Check to make sure the internal temperature of the wings is over 170 F (77 C).
  • Remove the wings from the heat and let them rest for 10 minutes before serving.
Keyword chicken, chicken wings, wings