Easy recipe for Grilled Chicken Wings that are crispy and charred on the outside and juicy and tender on the inside. Chicken wings marinated in a simple homemade marinade and then grilled to crispy perfection!

Crispy grilled chicken wings on a plate with celery and ranch dressing.

You can’t go wrong with Chicken Wings. Whether you make Classic Baked Wings or the Mild Wings Recipe, they are always a hit!

best GRILLED CHICKEN WINGS RECIPE-

We love the flavor of grilled wings and how easy they are to make! The wings are tender and juicy with a crispy charred taste, SO GOOD! These grilled wings are going to become your new favorite wing recipe. The marinade is so easy to make and gives you just flavorful wings.

Chicken wings on the grill being cooked.

INGREDIENTS-

All you need is just a few simple ingredients and you can have your wings marinating in no time!

  • Wings– You can use either fresh or frozen chicken wings. If you are using frozen wings, just be sure they are thawed before preparing this recipe.
  • Chicken Marinade– For the marinade, we use our easy Grilled Chicken Marinade Recipe but you can use any of your favorite marinades.

Although these chicken wings are so delicious just plain, you can also make these with your favorite wings sauces! You can make your own wings sauce or buy wing sauces at your local grocery store. Here are some of our favorite dipping sauce ideas to use:

  • Asian Zing
  • Mild (Buffalo sauce)
  • BBQ sauce
  • Garlic Parmesan
  • Louisiana Lickers
  • Honey BBQ

Serve alongside Ranch dressing or blue cheese dressing with celery sticks and carrots.

A glass bowl with the chicken wings in the homemade grilled chicken marinade.

HOW TO GRILL CHICKEN WINGS-

With just a few steps, you can have your chicken wings on the grill! Check out our Grilled Chicken Marinade post for all the details on the marinade, marinate time, and more!

  1. Rinse and pat dry the chicken wings and place in a bowl or plastic bag.
  2. Toss the chicken wings with the oil and then toss in the seasoning blend until all the chicken is coated and allow the chicken to marinate.
  3. Preheat the grill to 400°F and clean and prep the grill. Add the chicken wings to the grill and grill until fully cooked, flipping halfway through.
  4. Remove the wings from the grill and serve with your favorite dipping sauces and enjoy!

SERVE WITH-

There are so many different ways to enjoy these wings! Here are some of our favorite sides to enjoy with these wings:

Chicken wing being dipped into ranch.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-

When do I know my chicken wings are cooked?

The internal temperature of cooked chicken should read 165°F.

Can I freeze leftovers?

We do not recommend freezing the grilled chicken wings.

How to reheat chicken wings?

Reheat the wings in the air fryer, toaster oven, oven, or microwave.

How long can I marinate the wings?

You can marinate the wings for up to 2 days!

Can I air fry the wings instead of grilling?

Yes! These wings are great in the air fryer! Just use our Air Fryer Recipe.

Grilled chicken wings on a plate with celery sticks and Ranch dressing.

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Chicken Wings on the Grill

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Easy recipe for Grilled Chicken Wings that are crispy and charred on the outside and juicy and tender on the inside. Chicken wings marinated in a simple homemade marinade and then grilled to crispy perfection!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Marinade Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken wings, thawed

grilled chicken marinade-

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine all the seasoning for the chicken marinade; the salt, garlic, paprika, onion and Italian seasoning.
  • Pat the chicken wings to dry and add into a large bowl or plastic bag. Toss the chicken in the oil and then in the seasoning mixtue.
  • Marinate the chicken wings for atleast 30 minutes.
  • Clean and prep the grill to 350°F.
  • Once heated, add the chicken wings to the grill and cook for about 20 minutes. Be sure to flip every 5-10 minutes to avoid burning.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, remove from the grill and serve with desired sauces. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 247kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 15gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 642mgPotassium: 147mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 290IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 17mgIron: 1mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)