27 Best Chicken Wings Recipes for Any Occasion

Meat lovers rejoice! Chicken wings are one of my favorite (maybe favorite) – types of finger good.

Thankfully, wing lovers like me don’t need to wait until summer to get their chicken fix. The beauty of wings is that they’re good all year round, and for any occasion. Game day, birthday party… heck I’d even have them at a wedding.

Here’s a list of 27 of the best chicken wings recipes from around the web.

Vietnamese Chicken Wings

vietnamese chicken wings

These addictive Vietnamese wings from Bee over at Rasamalaysia are marinated in a beautiful fish sauce, to make them sweet and sticky. Your hands will get dirty but oh boy, will it be worth it.

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Crispy Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

garlic parmesan chicken wings recipe

These chicken wings are a low carb version of garlic parmesan chicken wings. They can be baked in the oven or in an air fryer and they are way less messy than regular wings! Plus they can be made ahead of time and be put into the fridge or the freezer until ready for use.

First, start by mixing together crushed up pork rinds, parmesan, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and salt. Dip your chicken wings into melted butter and then into the dry mixture. Lay on a baking tray and bake for 35-40 minutes and then you’re done!

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Easy Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

wholesomeyum easy slow cooker garlic parmesan chicken wings

This recipe is another way to make garlic parmesan chicken wings, but this time it is cooked in a slow cooker and finished off in the oven. Cooking them in the slow cooker ensures that the chicken is tender and juicy and then broiling them in the oven gives them that crispy outside that everyone loves.

All you do is put your chicken in the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Melt some butter down and add minced garlic. Pour your garlic butter all over the chicken and let it cook for 3 hours. Afterward, broil in the oven for 5 minutes on each side, then sprinkle parmesan cheese and put it back into the oven for a few minutes until the cheese is melted. There you have it! Juicy, tender, and crispy chicken wings!

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Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Wings

easy crock pot chicken wings

Buffalo wings are delicious! They are nice and crispy but also spicy from the buffalo sauce. This is another chicken wing recipe that can be made in the slow cooker and finished off in the oven.

The first thing you want to do is put your chicken in the crockpot. Mix your buffalo sauce, brown sugar, and minced garlic in a bowl. Add onions to your chicken then pour your sauce over the top. Cook for 6 hours on low or 3 hours on high. After they’re done, put them into the oven and broil them for 5-10 minutes until they become golden brown and serve.

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Honey BBQ Baked Chicken Wings

Honey Barbeque Baked Wings

These honey BBQ wings are phenomenal! I love the sweet and smoky flavour that the sauce gives it. Plus they are super easy to make at home!

Start by washing, drying, and seasoning your wings with salt, pepper, garlic powder, cayenne, and paprika. Pop your wings in the oven for 35-40 minutes. While your wings are baking, make the sauce by combining BBQ sauce, honey, ketchup, hot sauce, and garlic powder. Once the wings are done, coat them in the sauce and put them back into the oven for another 5-10 minutes and then you’re done and ready to enjoy!

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Easy Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Wings Starters

Extra Crispy Chicken Wings

You wanna know the secret to super crispy baked chicken wings? It’s baking powder! These crispy oven-baked chicken wings are a healthier alternative to fried chicken wings and they taste just as good, if not better.

Simply place your chicken wings into a plastic bag and then add baking powder, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Seal the plastic bag and shake so all the chicken is coated in the seasonings. Bake for 30 minutes per side or until it’s golden brown then you’re ready to go!

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Honey Glazed Cajun Chicken Wings

Honey Glazed Cajun Chicken Wings Recipe

Who doesn’t love a Cajun flare when it comes to their food?! I know I do! These chicken wings are great because if you’re going to a BBQ or picnic, you can bake these ahead of time and then heat them up on the grill when you get there.

Just coat your chicken in Cajun seasoning and bake in the oven. In a bowl, mix together Cajun seasoning, lemon juice, honey, ketchup, and dry mustard. When your chicken is done, toss it in the sauce, and then when it’s cooled off you can cover it with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Then all you need to do is take them to the BBQ or picnic and throw them on the grill to heat them up and enjoy.

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Baked Chicken Wings with Honey Lime Sauce

Baked Chicken Wings Recipe with Honey Lime Sauce

These honey and lime chicken wings really pack a punch of flavor! They are seasoned to perfection and coated in a delicious sauce. Additionally, these chicken wings are also gluten-free and low carb.

To start, boil your chicken wings for about 7 minutes. After, dry them thoroughly and season with salt, ground coriander, garlic powder, and paprika. Bake for 25 minutes then flip and bake for another 8 minutes. While those are in the oven, in a bowl, combine butter, honey, cilantro, the juice and zest of a lime, and crushed red pepper flakes. Toss the chicken wings in the sauce and get ready to devour these wings!

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Five Spice Grilled Chicken Wings

Five Spice Grilled Chicken Wings

These chicken wings are filled with traditional, aromatic, Chinese flavors. They are extremely easy to make and they have so much flavor from not only the marinade, but from cooking them on the grill too.

First, start off by washing and drying your chicken wings. Put the wings into a plastic bag and add garlic, five-spice, oyster sauce, soy sauce, honey, and sesame oil, then shake thoroughly. Leave the chicken to marinate in the fridge for at least two hours then grill and serve.

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Baked Parmesan Chicken Wings

Baked Parmesan Chicken Wings

These chicken wings are simply delicious! They are oven baked and have lots of different seasonings on them to give them great flavour in every bite!

First of all, grab two bowls. In the first bowl, you want to add parmesan, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, oregano, and cayenne. In the second bowl, add melted butter. Dip your chicken into the melted butter and then into the seasonings. Bake for 30 minutes, then lower your oven temperature and then in there for another hour and then you’re done.

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Grilled Chicken Wings Recipe with Rosemary & Garlic

Grilled Chicken Wings Recipe with Rosemary & Garlic

This recipe is super unique and super tasty! Rosemary and garlic go so well with chicken, it only makes sense to add them to your chicken wings.

In a plastic bag, add your chicken, olive oil, white wine vinegar, rosemary, garlic, and salt and pepper. Shake thoroughly making sure that the chicken is well coated. Marinade in the fridge for at least an hour, then cook on the grill and serve and enjoy.

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Easy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

Easy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

This teriyaki chicken wing recipe has to be the easiest recipe ever! You only need 3 ingredients to make these finger licking wings!

Simply marinade your chicken in teriyaki sauce for an hour, bake, broil, top with parsley, and serve. That’s literally it! Definitely a simple and budget-friendly meal!

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Easy Apricot BBQ Chicken Wings

Easy Apricot BBQ Chicken Wings

These sweet apricot BBQ Chicken wings are perfect for game day! They have the classic BBQ element with a twist with the apricots. They are a flavour explosion in your mouth!

Start by tossing your chicken wings in baking powder and salt then bake them for 20 minutes on each side. While they’re baking, get a bowl, and whisk together apricot preserves, BBQ sauce, vinegar, minced garlic, and hot sauce. Toss the wings in the sauce and then broil them in the oven for a few minutes. Top with sesame seeds and green onions then serve!

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Crispy Smoked Chicken Wings

Crispy Smoked Chicken Wings

There’s nothing like some good, old fashioned smoked chicken wings! They are so flavourful from the brine, the seasonings, and the smoke. Then the sauce is the cherry on top!

Start by putting your chicken wings in a plastic bag and adding poultry rub, salt, brown sugar, and paired with an IPA beer. Seal the bag and leave it in the fridge for 12-24 hours. Next, pat your chicken dry then toss with more poultry rub and cornstarch. Smoke for 30 minutes, turn up the temperature, and smoke for another 45 minutes. Then make your sauce on the stove by combining IPA, brown sugar, hot sauce, and butter then reduce. Coat the wings in the sauce and let them smoke for 15 more minutes. Then there you have it, perfection!

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Baked Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wings

Baked Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wings

Now last, but certainly not least, we have these crispy buffalo wings. Another simple recipe that’s great for game day! They’re great served on their own or with a tangy ranch or blue cheese dip.

Coat your chicken in stone house seasons and cornstarch then bake for 50-55 minutes. Toss in buffalo sauce and then you’re done! Very simple!

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Korean Fried Chicken Wings

Korean Fried Chicken Wings

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Baked Chicken Wings With Tamarind-Ginger Glaze

Baked Chicken Wings With Tamarind-Ginger Glaze

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Tandoori Chicken Wings

Tandoori Chicken Wings

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Chicken Parmesan Chicken Wings

Chicken Parmesan Chicken Wings

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Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

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Korean Chicken Wings

Korean Chicken Wings

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Jalapeño Cheddar Chicken Wings

Jalapeno-Cheddar Chicken Wings

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Korean-Spiced Chicken Wings

Korean-Spiced Chicken Wings

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Baked Chicken Wings with Pomegranate Glaze

Baked Chicken Wings Recipe with Pomegranate Glaze

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Crockpot Chicken Wings

Crockpot chicken wings

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Instant Pot Chicken Wings

Instant Pot Chicken Wings

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Easy Air Fryer Chicken Wings with Buffalo Sauce

Easy Air Fryer Chicken Wings with Buffalo Sauce Recipe

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