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Wing Recipes Perfect for Football Season

What’s game day without the perfect tailgate food?
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No game day party spread is complete without a selection of salsas, dips, nachos and … of course, chicken wings. Whether you’re watching the game on your couch or at a friend’s house this year, we’ve got you covered with these 35 amazing wing recipes that are perfect for football season.

Peri Peri Chicken Wings

Peri Peri Chicken Wings
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These South African-inspired peri peri chicken wings are coated with apricot preserves and served with a yogurt and cilantro dipping sauce. And if you like these, you’re sure to love more of our foods from around the world that you can make at home.

For the Peri Peri Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Glazed Chicken Wings

Instant Pot Glazed Chicken Wings
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If you’re not too familiar with grilling chicken, opt for an Instant Pot instead. These glazed chicken wings take only 10 minutes to prepare and the glaze on them is an absolute delight.

For the Instant Pot Glazed Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Korean Barbecue Wings

Korean Barbecue Wings
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You don’t have to travel to your favorite sports bar to get good wings. These Korean barbecue wings prove just that. Tossed in gochujang, honey, soy sauce and sesame oil, these wings are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

For the Korean Barbecue Wings recipe, click here.

Grilled Parmesan Garlic Chicken Wings

Grilled Parmesan Garlic Chicken Wings
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The secret to this dish is being generous with your seasonings — a hack every home cook should know. The grated Parmesan cheese and delicate garlic butter elevate the flavor of classic chicken wings.

For the Grilled Parmesan Garlic Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Gluten-Free Grilled Taco Wings

Gluten-Free Grilled Taco Wings
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These gluten-free grilled taco wings are coated with taco seasoning, oil, lime juice and white vinegar. And whether you choose to serve them with ranch or blue cheese, these wings are perfect for everything from simple weeknight dinners to game day parties.

For the Gluten-Free Grilled Taco Wings recipe, click here.

Apricot Glazed Grilled Chicken Wings

Apricot Glazed Grilled Chicken Wings
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These glazed grilled chicken wings are coated in apricot preserves, soy sauce and red pepper flakes. The combination of sweet, savory and hot flavors makes this an easy grilled chicken recipe that's great for any season.

For the Apricot Glazed Grilled Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Chicken Wings With Grilled Ginger Plum Coulis

Chicken Wings With Grilled Ginger Plum Coulis
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The sauce on these grilled chicken wings takes this staple poultry cut to the next level. While the wings are grilling, prep the plum coulis sauce by blending plums, vinegar, hoisin sauce, ginger, soy and scallions.

For the Chicken Wings With Grilled Ginger Plus Coulis recipe, click here.

Spicy Japanese Izakaya Style Grilled Wings

Spicy Japanese Izakaya Style Grilled Wings
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This spicy Japanese izakaya style wing recipe takes less than an hour to prepare and is guaranteed to impress. After marinating the wings in brown sugar, mirin, sake, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger and garlic powder, they’re grilled for about 25 minutes and served with a homemade sauce. 

For the Spicy Japanese Izakaya Style Grilled Wings recipe, click here.

Spicy Cajun Wings

Spicy Cajun Wings
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You don’t have to travel to Louisiana to try some Cajun-inspired recipes — the spice on these spicy Cajun chicken wings will transport you there in one bite. 

For the Spicy Cajun Wings recipe, click here.

Easy Five Spice Chicken Wings

Easy Five Spice Chicken Wings
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Wings are a food you can spot at any Super Bowl party, but these five-spice chicken wings take the game day staple up a notch. The seasoning consists of a fragrant combination of cinnamon, star anise, cloves, fennel and pepper.

For the Easy Five Spice Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Sweet and Spicy Hot Wings

Sweet and Spicy Hot Wings
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There is nothing boring about this grilled chicken recipe. Two pounds of chicken wing drumettes are tossed in tomatoes, green chiles and honey to cut the spicy flavors with some sweetness.

For the Sweet and Spicy Hot Wings recipe, click here.

Kung Pao Glazed Chicken Wings

Kung Pao Glazed Chicken Wings
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Turn a classic dish into a restaurant copycat recipe with P.F. Chang’s classic kung pao sauce. After the wings bake for about 35 minutes, coat them in the sauce as well as honey, ginger and garlic.

For the Kung Pao Glazed Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Easy Buffalo Wings

Easy Buffalo Wings
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Served with a refreshing light beer, these easy buffalo wings are timeless. The classic addition of spicy seasoning makes this dish perfect for game day parties and backyard barbecues.

For the Easy Buffalo Wings recipe, click here.

Tofu Buffalo Wings

Tofu Buffalo Wings
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Meat lovers won’t even be able to tell the difference between real chicken wings and these tofu buffalo wings. This vegetarian dish is made by covering tofu slices with buffalo sauce and baking it until it’s crispy.

For the Tofu Buffalo Wings recipe, click here.

Enchilada Wings

Enchilada Wings
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Inspired by a classic Mexican dish, these enchilada wings will be the star of any get-together. After coating the wings in enchilada sauce mix and baking for 30 minutes, top the dish with cheese, sour cream and cilantro.

For the Enchilada Wings recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Super Simple Chicken Wings

Instant Pot Super Simple Chicken Wings
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There are endless recipes you can make in an Instant Pot, but these simple crispy coated chicken wings are one of the best.

For the Instant Pot Super Simple Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Schezwan Chicken Wings

Instant Pot Schezwan Chicken Wings
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Add this Instant Pot meal to your collection of chicken recipes for busy weeknights. This six-ingredient dish is ready in just 25 minutes. 

For the Instant Pot Schezwan Chicken Wings recipe click here.

Vietnamese Chicken Wings

Vietnamese Chicken Wings
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These Vietnamese-inspired chicken wings are roasted instead of fried and coated in soy glaze and Worcestershire sauce. Turn this delicious appetizer into a hearty dinner dish by serving it with a side of brown rice and romaine lettuce.

For the Vietnamese Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Spicy Korean Chicken Wings

Spicy Korean Chicken Wings
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There are plenty of retro appetizers no one makes anymore, but wings certainly aren’t one of them, and this spicy Korean-inspired recipe proves why.

For the Spicy Korean Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Barbecue Chicken Wings with Smoky Sweet Potato Salad

Barbecue Chicken Wings with Smoky Sweet Potato Salad
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Not only are these barbecue chicken wings incredible, but they’re also served with a cold side dish perfect for hot days: sweet potato salad.

For the BBQ Chicken Wings With Smoky Sweet Potato Salad recipe, click here.

Freezer Friendly Chicken Wings

Freezer Friendly Chicken Wings
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This freezer meal recipe is perfect for a quick and easy dinner. Once the wings are cooked and cooled, transfer them to a larger freezer bag, removing as much air as possible. They’ll stay safe in the freezer for up to three months.

For the Freezer Friendly Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Baked Chicken Wings in Rhubarb Thyme Sauce

Baked Chicken Wings in Rhubarb Thyme Sauce
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These baked chicken wings are made with a cool meat marinade: rhubarb thyme sauce. But that’s not it — they’re also cooked in ketchup, soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce.

For the Baked Chicken Wings in Rhubarb Thyme Sauce recipe, click here.

Crispy Oven Baked Pesto Wings

Crispy Oven Baked Pesto Wings
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If you’re not too sure how to fry your own food, fortunately, these wings can be baked in the oven. The pesto-and-garlic-flavored chicken wings might bump buffalo from your favorite sauce.

For the Crispy Oven Baked Pesto Wings recipe, click here.

Virgil’s Barbecue Chicken Wings

Virgil’s Barbecue Chicken Wings
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These restaurant-quality wings are dry-rubbed with paprika, sugar, chili powder, onion flakes and garlic flakes, adding tons of flavor and little mess.

For Virgil’s BBQ Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Peach Pepper Wings

Peach Pepper Wings
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Not only are these perfectly peach pepper wings great for game day, but they're also a perfect grilled chicken dish for summer.

For the Peach Pepper Wings recipe, click here.

Crispy Dry Rub Chicken Wings

Crispy Dry Rub Chicken Wings
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These crispy chicken wings are dry-rubbed and dipped in a hot honey dipping sauce, made with honey, water and red pepper flakes. If you have any extra wings, use the meat in one of these innovative leftover chicken recipes.

For the Crispy Dry Rub Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Cheesy Taco Wings

Cheesy Taco Wings
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Tossed in taco seasoning and served over a bed of romaine lettuce with queso fresco and tomatoes, these cheesy taco wings are reminiscent of a deconstructed taco.

For the Cheesy Taco Wings recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Barbecue Asian-Style Chicken Wings

Instant Pot Barbecue Asian-Style Chicken Wings
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These Asian-style chicken wings are ready in just 16 minutes and are tossed in soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil and sriracha sauce. But if you have leftovers, make sure you eat them fast. Chicken can only last in the fridge for about four days.

For the Instant Pot BBQ Asian-Style Chicken Wings recipe, click here,

Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Air Fryer Chicken Wings
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A popular kitchen tool that rose to stardom recently is the air fryer, which is used in this easy chicken wings recipe. Just season the chicken wings with salt, pepper and garlic and place the wings in the air fryer basket.

For the Air Fryer Chicken Wings recipe, click here.

Pineapple Habanero Wings

Pineapple Habanero Wings
Courtesy of King's Hawaiian

Sweet and spicy flavors are key when it comes to preparing wings, and these pineapple habanero wings do it right. And now that you have enough wing recipes to last you all of football season, make sure your table is also stacked with Buffalo chicken dip, nachos and more game day snacks.

For the Pineapple Habanero Wings recipe, click here.

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