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Cajun Smoked Wings - These barbecued wings have a spicy Cajun rub meeting up with some sweet Pecan wood smoke, then finished off with an aromatic hot sauce. They are deliciously smokey and spicy with a slight sticky sweet sauce that brings it all together in the most incredible wing you will ever have.
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Cajun Smoked Chicken Wings That Will Blow You Away

These barbecued cajun smoked chicken wings have a spicy Cajun rub meeting up with some sweet Pecan wood smoke, then finished off with an aromatic hot sauce. They are deliciously smokey and spicy with a slightly sticky sweet sauce that brings it all together in the most incredible wing you will ever have.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Barbeque, BBQ, Grilling, Main
Cuisine: American, Cajun
Keyword: cajun, chicken wings, smoked, wings
Servings: 4
Calories: 546kcal
Author: Don't Sweat The Recipe

Ingredients

Rub

  • 1 Tbs Brown Sugar
  • 2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper

Sauce

  • 1/4 C Ketchup
  • 1/4 C Louisana Hot Sauce
  • 2 Tbs Brown Sugar
  • 2 tsp Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Tobasco
  • 1/2 tsp Cajun Spices
  • 3 Tbs Butter
  • 3 lbs Chicken Wings tips removed, sectioned into two pieces, the wing, and the drumette.

Instructions

Rub

  • Combine all rub ingredients
  • Coat chicken wings with rub
  • Set aside, but put out at room temperature 30 minutes before grilling

Sauce

  • Combine all ingredients but butter in medium saucepan. Simmer for approximately 5 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  • Remove from heat, add butter. Whisk until combined.
  • Set aside

Chicken Wings

  • Add wings to direct heat, grill for 5 minutes with lid closed, turning once.
  • Move to indirect heat, grill for 10 minutes
  • Coat wings with sauce and turn. Coat the other side.
  • Grill for 15 more minutes, until crispy, dark in areas, and skin is golden.
  • Coat wings and turn. Coat the other side. Grill for approximately 90 more seconds
  • Remove from the grill.

Nutrition

Calories: 546kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 1714mg | Potassium: 366mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1200IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2.3mg