Chicken wings can be made in an endless number of ways. Buffalo wings are the most popular, but there are also barbecue wings, lemon pepper wings, sesame wings… the list just goes on and on, and the recipes vary widely even for the same type of wings.
I absolutely love a good chicken wing, but there are honestly a lot of wing recipes that aren’t that great. These are the best chicken wing recipes anywhere. Give these a try!
1. Crockpot Honey Sriracha Wings
You won’t believe that these intensely flavoured wings are made in the crockpot! The sweet heat combines with the tartness of lime and cooks slowly in the crockpot. There are only a few ingredients, so they’re also easy and inexpensive to make.
2. Crispy Honey Garlic Chicken Wings
These honey garlic chicken wings are so delicious and crispy. Most wing recipes are soft and have no texture, but this one is actually crispy.
3. Vietnamese Style Caramel Chicken Wings
This recipe hits all the flavour notes you love in Asian recipes… sweet, sour, salty and spicy. If you think this recipe LOOKS good, just wait until you see how amazing it TASTES!
4. Crispy Salt and Vinegar Chicken Wings
These wings were based on salt and vinegar potato chips.They have the same tart, salty flavour and delectable crispy crunch. If you love salt & vinegar chips, you’ll really love these chicken wings!
5. Honey Barbecue Wings
Honey barbecue is one of the most popular flavours for chicken wings, especially when they get those nice, dark, caramelised bits that taste so freaking amazing. These wings hit all the right notes for honey BBQ wings.
6. Honey Garlic Crispy Wings
These crispy wings are good on their own, but when you add the perfect sweet and savoury honey garlic sauce, it elevates them into a new level of flavour bliss.
7. Honey Teriyaki Hot Wings
Asian-style chicken wings are some of the most delicious, because they hit multiple flavour notes at once. These wings are a delicious, caramelised sweet and salty heaven in your mouth.
8. Crispy Lemon Pepper Wings
Lemon pepper is another popular wing flavour. There are multiple variations, including moist, saucy versions, dry rubbed versions, and crispy battered wings like these.
9. Sticky Bourbon Maple Glazed Wings
There’s something so comforting about a really sticky chicken wing. These will have you reaching for the paper towels almost as often as you are saying, “Mmmmmm!”
10. Chinese Five Spice Chicken Wings
These wings aren’t just glazed… they’re lacquered. They’re coated in five spice powder (szechuan peppercorns, ground cloves, fennel, star anise, and cinnamon are the five spices) and a delicious, sticky mixture of brown sugar, soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, ginger and more. Absolutely incredible.
11. Korean Chicken Wings
This Korean-style chicken wing recipe uses Gochujang (Korean chile paste) to spice things up, along with a delicious mixture of brown sugar, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and ginger. Talk about an explosion of flavour!
12. Thai Curry Chicken Wings
There’s not much that is more delicious than a good Thai curry, and these wings have all the flavour of a Thai curry packed into one little drumette. So delicious, and so easy to make!
13. Sticky Chinese Chicken Wings
This is one recipe you don’t want to miss. It’s sweet, salty, spicy, sour… all those great flavours you love from Asian cuisine. You can taste the hints of sesame oil and hoisin sauce, and ketchup, and it all combines into the perfect mouthful of Chinese awesomeness!
14. Cilantro Lime Yogurt Grilled Wings
Cilantro and lime is a flavour combination that just transcends everything and takes you to another time and place. When you blend those flavours with yogurt and put them on chicken wings and grill them… oh… my… gosh! You HAVE to try these wings!
15. Japanese Chicken Wings
This amazing recipe is rated 4.5 stars on AllRecipes. The wings are egged and then fried in butter. (No, they aren’t particularly healthy!) Then they are baked in a delicious Japanese flavouring mixture.