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Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings are going to quickly become your favorite wing. The skin gets perfectly crispy on the grill, and this sauce will rival any you can get at your local wing joint. Skip the frier and get grilling! 

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

These wings are probably the best thing that my husband has ever made. He’s been making these wings for a number of years now, but I finally got him to write up the recipe for me and took a few pictures before they were inhaled by everyone.

The kids LOVE these. They are a bit spicy, but nothing too crazy. Unless you are ultra-sensitive to any heat, you should be able to handle it. 3/4 of my boys do, and the only one who couldn’t hate almost any and all condiments and sauces on his foods. No ketchup on hot dogs even. He makes exceptions for spaghetti sauce, but that’s about it.

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

I LOVE chicken wings. Buffalo Wild Wings was one of my very favorite places back when I lived near several of them in Minnesota. What I don’t like though, is having to fry the wings in order to get that crispy, delicious skin.

Jeremiah solved that by grilling the wings to perfection and then coming up with his very own sauce blend that will rival ANY that BW3’s can put out there, by FAR.

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

Separate the joints of the wings, throw out the end portion, and then season the wings liberally with the spice rub.

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

Place on your grill over medium heat, and turn the wings often to ensure even cooking without scorching.

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

While the wings are grilling, mix together all of the sauce ingredients. Toss the wings with the sauce and serve immediately, and with lots of napkins.

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

Don’t underestimate the number of wings you will need, because people go a little crazy with these.

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

The General Tso’s Sauce we use looks like this.

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings-11

I’ve seen it at Wal-mart, Fred Meyer, and several major grocers in the Midwest. If you have trouble finding it, you can order it from wal-mart online. (That is NOT even an affiliate link. Just a regular link to get you this deliciousness in your hands that much sooner.)

Yield: 4 servings

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

My favorite wing sauce, ever, and the best way to grill wings.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 3-4 pounds fresh chicken wings
  • 2 teaspoons Johnny's Seasoning Salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt


  • 1/2 cup House of Tsang General Tsao Sauce
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ginger


  1. Separate wing sections and discard wingtip. Combine dry rub ingredients, and sprinkle evenly over wings.
  2. Preheat grill to medium (about 375-400°) and place wings over heat turning frequently. Cook for 30-45 minutes, or until they reach a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, and the skin is crispy.
  3. Remove from grill, and combine sauce ingredients. Toss wings in sauce, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1078Total Fat: 74gSaturated Fat: 26gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 41gCholesterol: 248mgSodium: 4159mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 2gSugar: 13gProtein: 54g

Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate.

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Tuesday 1st of February 2022

Can u cook the wings on a flat grill?

Nicole Johnson

Tuesday 1st of February 2022

I'm not sure what you mean by a flat grill? You should be able to cook them on whatever type of grill you have though (gas, charcoal, pellet, offset, etc).

Clara Edman

Wednesday 3rd of February 2021

What is Johnny's Seasoning salt? I have never cook with salt or salt mixed products so I may be out of the picture here. I have never seen or heard of this product.

Nicole Johnson

Thursday 4th of February 2021

It is similar to Lawry's seasoning salt. Here's a link!

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Thursday 31st of January 2019

Hello Nicole Johnson wow you have solved my problem i have a party in next week at my place but i have a confusion what is Johnny’s seasoning Salt. If i can not get it in my area than please suggest me alternative of it.

Nicole Johnson

Saturday 2nd of February 2019

Hey Mickey! Any "seasoning salt" will do. Lawry's is another great one that is common in many parts of the country.

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