An easy BBQ recipe: Smoky Barbecue Chicken Wings

Published Saturday, May 17 2014, 17:40 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Yay! The sun is out at last and if you're looking for some barbie food inspiration, try this great recipe for smoky barbecue chicken wings. Mmm!

Cover your chicken wings with this sweet and sticky sauce, before leaving to marinade for a few hours. Then cook on the barbecue (or in the oven if it's cold) for a tender, meaty treat.

Smoky BBQ chicken wings

© Jack Daniels


  • For the chicken wings:
  • 1 lime juice and finely grated zest
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon clear honey
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 8 tablespoons Jack Daniel’s Full Flavour Smokey Barbecue Sauce
  • 12 large chicken wings
  • For the dipping sauce:
  • 1/2 bottle of your favourite Jack Daniel’s Barbecue Sauce for dipping


1 Combine the lime juice, zest, sugar, honey, cayenne, ginger and barbecue sauce in a large bowl and stir.

2 Add the wings and coat thoroughly, cover the bowl and chill in the fridge for about two hours.

3 Once the time is up, place the wings on a tray and roast at 200c/400f/gas 6 for 25 minutes or barbecue until cooked through and nicely browned. Make sure you turn a couple of times to cook evenly.

4 Serve wings hot or alternatively wait until wings have cooled and refrigerate and eat within 24 hours. Serve with dipping sauce.

Prep Time

10 minutes, plus 2 hours for marinading

Cook Time

35 minutes

Nutrition Information

Serves 4

More fab BBQ recipes:
Guinness & Garlic BBQ Marinade
Steak Kebabs With Ketchup Dressing
Sticky Hickory BBQ Sausages
Two Amazing Burger Recipes

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