10 Amazing Wing Recipes to Make for Game-Day

A great plate of chicken wings makes all the difference in your tailgate
Buffalo Wing Pizza

Craig Priebe, author and chef, creates a Buffalo Wing Pizza using hot sauce, celery, and chunks of a chicken breast.

Spicy Honey-BBQ Wings


We can't wait to make these saucy wings for game-day.

We’re right in the middle of tailgating season with football games occurring four days each week. There’s nothing better to enjoy a football game with than an ice cold beer with some hot, crispy chicken wings. We’ve listed everything from creamy buffalo to Korean barbecue to help you find the perfect wing recipe for game-day this season. Bring these hot wings to a tailgate or potluck for game-day.

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Chicken wings make a great game-day food because they’re easy to make in large quantities and are just as easy to transport. Game-days are all about the finger foods, and these finger-licking good wing recipes will leave all of your buddies begging for more. Each of these wings is steamy and juicy at first bite, and smothered with a sweet or spicy sauce that will blow any tailgater’s mind. Win or lose, your friends will all be grateful for these wings at your next tailgate.

Avocado Chipotle Chicken Wings

Avocado Chipotle Chicken Wings

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Avocados add a creamy aspect to these crispy wings!

These chicken wings use creamy avocados and flavorful cilantro to create a crispy, Mexican-inspired chicken wing. Use the extra avocado and cilantro to make a guacamole dip for your sports lovers to enjoy while they watch the game. 

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Balsamic Strawberry-Glazed Chicken Wings

This tangy combination of balsamic vinegar with sweet strawberries makes the perfect glaze to go on top of chicken wings. Make extra glaze, and cover some grilled chicken with the leftovers for a tasty dinner.  

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