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Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe for the BBQ

Watch our video for step-by-step instructions on how to make tasty Buffalo Chicken Wings on a Napoleon BBQ using a rotisserie basket accessory. By starting with the dry rub recipe below you’ll get the crispiest chicken wings – even without frying. Toss in homemade buffalo hot sauce after 35 minutes on the grill and enjoy!

Skill Level: Beginner
  1. Step 1 Combine dry rub ingredients

    chicken wing dry rub ingredients

    Combine all dried herbs and spices to make your homemade chicken wing dry rub.

  2. Step 2 Coat chicken wings

    coat chicken wings with dry rub

    Thoroughly coat the chicken wings with the dry rub; refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.

  3. Step 3 Place chicken wings in rotisserie basket

    chicken wings in rotisserie basket accessory ready for BBQ

    Toss chicken wings and place in rotisserie basket accessory.

  4. Step 4 Insert a drip tray below rotisserie

    drip tray below rotisserie basket

    Remove grill grates and insert a drip tray under the rotisserie basket.

  5. Step 5 Place the basket on the grill

    rotisserie basket on BBQ grill

    Place the basket on the grill and start BBQ motor.

  6. Step 6 Light the infrared rear burner

    cook chicken wings with infrared burner on BBQ

    To get the crispiest chicken wings, light the infrared rear burner and turn on high.

  7. Step 7 Cook for 25 – 35 minutes

    chicken wings in BBQ rotisserie basket after being on grill for 25 minutes

    Cook for approximately 25-35 minutes, until chicken wings are fully cooked. Using a thermometer, the internal temperature should reach 165F.

  8. Step 8 Make homemade buffalo sauce

    ingredients for homemade buffalo chicken wing sauce being mixed

    While wings are cooking, combine all ingredients for buffalo sauce (Frank's Red Hot Original, kosher salt, onion powder, chili powder and sugar) in a large bowl.

  9. Step 9 Remove buffalo chicken wings

    Rotisserie basket being removed from BBQ

    Carefully remove grilled chicken wings from basket using oven mitts and add wings to bowl with homemade buffalo sauce. Mix to coat.

  10. Step 10 Serve with your favourite classic sauces

    Buffalo chicken wings plated with veggie sticks and sauce

    Serve your buffalo chicken wings with veggie sticks and your favourite classic sauces such as Blue Cheese or Ranch. 

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