Chicken wings are becoming more and more popular and done more often on the grill. Use these tips and techniques to make tasty BBQ chicken wings.
Barbecue chicken wings are so popular nowadays that you can have them at almost any restaurant. Chicken wings were first served at a bar in Buffalo New York in 1964 hence the name ‘Buffalo Wings’. There are many variations of chicken wings, from hot and spicy to sweet and savoury. They are normally served as a tasty appetiser or delicious snack. Try purchasing chicken wings that have already been cut and prepared and had the wing tips removed. Otherwise you will need to do it yourself which is time consuming. Remove the tips of the wings with a knife. The remaining piece needs to be cut in half. Once you have cut the chicken wings rinse them under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel. When it comes to marinating and seasoning you can use your imagination and try different flavours.
Use marinates like honey, hot sauce, lemon juice, brown sugar and BBQ sauce. Pre-heat your grill to a medium heat and lightly coat the grill grid with some olive oil or cook and spray. They don’t take long to cook and is done between 6-10 minutes. Keep turning the wings over frequently to prevent them from burning.
Grill the wings the way you like. Some prefer them to be medium or crispy. Keep basting a marinate over to prevent them from drying out.
Serve your wings soon after grilling, as this is when they are the most delicious.