Chicken wings are the kind of hands-on meal that you can enjoy any time of year, but there’s something especially delicious about eating wings in the summer. Grab a cold drink, take a seat on the patio, and dig in! Rather than settling for your old faithful when it comes to wing flavour, however, why not try something new this summer?
Check out these delicious unconventional chicken wing flavours that you won’t be able to get enough of!
1. Asian caramel wings
(Source: BBC Good Food)
You’ve had honey wings, but have you ever heard of caramel wings? This delicious recipe takes the idea of sweet wings to a whole new level!
2. Honey sriracha wings
(Source: Go Bold With Butter)
These wings are the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. Sriracha suits everything!
3. Indian style wings
(Source: My Kitchen Antics)
Who says your favourite ethnic flavours can’t be mashed up with your favourite North American summer snacks? These Indian spiced wings are a delicious example.
4. Sticky lime and maple grilled wings
(Source: Verses From My Kitchen)
Maple and lime might not be two flavours that come to mind together right away, but trust us. It’s worth it.
5. Brown butter wings with roasted red pepper cream
(Source: Domestic Fits)
Wing pros will know that sometimes it’s the dipping sauce that makes the wing! Keep it simple with a brown butter marinade and add flavour with this deliciously creamy red pepper sauce.
6. Vietnamese fish sauce wings
(Source: Rasa Malaysia)
If Asian flavours are your favourite, then this mashup of chicken wings and fish sauce is exactly what you’re looking for.
7. Baked Bourbon Buffalo wings
(Source: Bev Cooks)
These wings are packed with buffalo flavour and amped up with a light bourbon taste! Take them to the next level by dipping them in ranch sauce.
8. Coca-cola wings
(Source: Appetite for China)
You read that right. Chicken wings flavoured with a marinade made of Coca Cola. Can we say “novelty”?
9. Sticky Thai wings
(Source: How Sweet Eats)
They’re like sticky Thai dumplings, but with a North American twist! What a delicious way to get the best of both worlds.
10. Bacon cheddar wings
(Source: What’s Gaby Cooking)
Cheese lovers rejoice! These wings taste even better than a loaded cheese and bacon baked potato.
11. Grilled tumeric and lemongrass wings
(Source: Bon Appetit)
Tumeric and lemongrass create a complete flavour story for your tongue with this wings. The flavours won’t just sit on the outside- you’ll taste them all throughout!
12. Baked pistachio wings
(Source: Food Republic)
As long as you don’t have a nut allergy, these pistachio wings are basically irresistible!
13. Vegan Buffalo wings
(Source: Olives for Dinner)
Your vegan friends don’t have to be left out of the fun! These buffalo wings are meatless and vegan-friendly without sacrificing any flavour.
14. Bacon bound wings
Meat wrapped in meat. Chicken wrapped in bacon. These are literally a meat-lover’s dream!
15. Peanut butter and jelly wings
(Source: The Black Peppercorn)
These ones probably take the cake when it comes to unconventional chicken wing flavours. We think they’re fun and delicious!
Do you have a friend who loves nothing more than to chow down on a big basket of wings on the patio? Share this post with them to get them in the mood for a meal!