Smoked Chicken Wings on a Gas Grill

15 mins
20 mins
4

Always a fave no matter the occasion, these Smoked Chicken Wings on a Gas Grill give you the best of both worlds. Hickory-smoked wings grilled up hot and fast, then basted with a sweet and tangy BBQ sauce.

We made this recipe on the Commercial Series™ 4-Burner Gas Grill, but you can make it on your grill. Get smoky flavor on your gas grill using a smoker box filled with flavored wood chips.

Ingredients

For the Chicken Wings

  • 4 pounds chicken wings (about 20 wings)
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • hickory wood chips

For the Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne powder

Directions

Step 1 Of 8
1
Place chicken wings in a large bowl.
2
Combine smoked paprika, salt, garlic powder, pepper and sugar In a small bowl. Sprinkle the seasoning over the wings and toss with tongs until wings are evenly coated.
3
Fill your smoker box with wood chips and place on top of cool grill grates.
4
Preheat your grill to 550°F.
5
While the wood chips are heating, combine ketchup, honey, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, salt, cayenne powder in a saucepan over medium heat. Simmer for 10 minutes and set aside.
6
Once the wood chips start to smoke, reduce grill temperature to 350°F.
Hot Tip
Leave the lid open for a few minutes to decrease grill temperature more quickly.
7
Place chicken wings on the grill and cook until the internal temperature reaches 165°F, about 5 to 8 minutes per side. Brush wings with BBQ sauce during the last minute of cooking.
8
Remove from the grill and serve with some Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Mushrooms and Grilled Maple Bacon Jalapeño Poppers.
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