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Smoked chicken wings brushed with homemade BBQ sauce on a serving plate.

Smoked Chicken Wings

These smoked chicken wings are coated in a sweet and savory spice rub then smoked until tender. Add a coating of barbecue sauce and you've got an amazing appetizer or meal option with very little effort.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 353kcal
Author Sara Welch



  • Preheat your smoker to 250 degrees F. Load the smoker with apple wood, cherry wood or hickory chips.
  • Coat the chicken wings with the spice rub and place in the smoker.
  • Cook for 2 hours, refilling wood as needed, or until the internal temperature of the chicken wings registers 165 degrees F with a thermometer.
  • Transfer the chicken wings to a sheet pan.
  • Optional: Preheat the broiler. Place the sheet pan of wings under the broiler and cook for 3-4 minutes or until skin is crispy.
  • Brush the wings with the BBQ sauce and serve.


Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 578mg | Potassium: 301mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.5mg