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Grilled Chicken Wings with Cajun Butter Sauce

The ultimate tailgate food - these Grilled Chicken Wings can be served with a dry spice blend straight off the grill or tossed in Cajun butter sauce.
5 from 7 votes
Servings 5 people
Calories 256 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Wings

  • 2 pounds chicken wings approximately 18-20 wings
  • 4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning like Tony Chachere original Creole seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

For the Cajun Butter Sauce

Instructions
 

For the Wings

  • Wash and thoroughly dry the wings.
  • Blend the Cajun seasoning, herbs and baking powder together and sprinkle evenly over wings.
  • Lay in single layer on pan and loosely cover, then refrigerator overnight if possible.
  • Cook on grill until juices run clear when pierced with a fork. Rotate and turn wings as they cook to evenly brown all wings on all sides.
  • Toss in melted Cajun Butter Sauce if desired before serving.

For the Cajun Butter Sauce

  • Blend all ingredients together.
  • Refrigerate overnight or keep warm on grill or stove top until wings are done.

Notes

2 pounds of chicken wings yields approximately 18-20 wings, with a mixture of drummette and flats.

Nutrition

Calories: 256kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 18gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 84mgSodium: 345mgPotassium: 229mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1145IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 120mgIron: 2mg
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