Maple BBQ Chicken Wings

  • serves 4

Try this spice rub mixture on other of your favourite grilled foods: chicken breast, pork tenderloin, or even mixed into ground beef for burgers.

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Directions for: Maple BBQ Chicken Wings


Chicken Wings

1 kg (2 lbs) chicken wings

50 g (1/4 cup) sugar

15 g (1 Tbsp) coarse salt

15 g (2 Tbsp) chili powder

6 g (1 Tbsp) paprika

4 g (1 tsp) garlic powder

4 g (1 tsp) onion powder

2 g (1 tsp) ground cumin

2 tsp (1 tsp) ground coriander

2 g (1 tsp) ground black pepper


60 mL (1/4 cup) maple syrup

60 mL (1/4 cup) apple cider vinegar

Sriracha hot sauce, to taste


Chicken Wings

1. Preheat the BBQ to 300ºF (150ºC) (medium-low). Rinse the chicken wings and pat dry.

2. In a mixing bowl, stir the sugar, salt and spices to blend well. Set aside 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of the spice rub and toss the remaining rub onto the chicken wings, coating well. This can be done up to 2 hours ahead of time and chilled.

3. Grill the chicken wings, with the lid down, for an hour, turning once.


1. For the glaze, stir the maple syrup, vinegar and reserved 1 Tbsp (15 mL)of spice rub together, adding Sriracha hot sauce to taste. Brush this over the chicken wings and BBQ them 15 minutes more. Serve immediately.

See more: Appetizer, BBQ, Chicken, Comfort Food, Hot and Spicy


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