Smokehouse Chicken Wings Recipe

You’ve still got a week of summer left! Don’t let it go to waste! Break out the grill and enjoy another long night in your backyard before it’s too late. These smoky, fall-off-the-bone wings will have all the neighbors wishing for an invite.

Smokehouse Chicken Wings

10-16 chicken wings
1.25 cups brine
2.5 oz. blackening spice mix

Blackening Spice Mix:
2 1/3 tsp garlic granulated spice
2 1/3 tsp onion powder
1 ½ tsp white pepper
1 ½ tsp black pepper
1 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
1 ½ tsp thyme
½ tsp oregano
1 ½ tsp kosher salt
2 1/3 tsp paprika


  • Combine all ingredients of Blackening Spice mix thoroughly.
  • Place all 10-16 chicken wings in the brine and let sit for 24 hours. Remove and drain.
  • Lightly dust the chicken wings with the Blackening Spice mix.
  • Place in a perforated pan.
  • In a separate pan, place some charcoal and fruit wood chips, like cherry.
  • Set the wing pan over the coals, cover and cook for about 45 minutes.
  • Serve with a side of your favorite blue cheese dressing.

Her Life, July 2011