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Virgil’s BBQ Chicken Wings

How to make your favorite restaurant wings at home
Virgil’s BBQ Chicken Wings
Photo courtesy of Virgil's Real Barbecue

Virgil’s is famous for their Smoked Whole Chicken Wings, served with bleu cheese dip. Once you try these wings, you'll never go back!

Recipe courtesy of Virgil's Real Barbecue

Ready in
24 h and 30 m
24 h
(prepare time)
30 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


For the Wings

  • 15 chicken wings
  • 4 Ounces butter
  • 3 Ounces hot sauce
  • 1.5 Ounces Virgil’s dry rub (recipe follows)
  • 1 Teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 Teaspoon granulated onion

For the Dry Rub

  • 11 Tablespoons sweet paprika
  • 5 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 Tablespoons dried onion flakes
  • 3 Tablespoons dried garlic flakes
  • 3 Tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 Tablespoons Kosher salt


For the Wings

Mix all items together and marinate chicken for 24 hours.

Remove wings from marinade and place on a sheet pan.

Sprinkle with the dry rub (recipe follows).

Bake wings on a sheet pan at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. 

Remove with oven and toss with hot sauce and butter.

Serve hot!

For the Dry Rub

Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl.