Smoky Cajun Wings w Cajun Sweet BBQ Sauce

barbara lentz


These are now my all time favorite. Sweet smoky with a Cajun flare. You are going to need tons of napkins or even better wet wipes. These are delicious. You may want to double or triple the recipe because these don't last long. You could also make these with chicken legs or thighs.


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10 Min
30 Min


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  • 10
    chicken wings separated at joint tips discarded
  • 2 Tbsp
    liquid smoke
  • 1 Tbsp
    each cajun seasoning,garlic powder, and smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 medium
    shallot minced or two small shallots
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    chili sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 stick
    cold butter cut into 8 pieces

How to Make Smoky Cajun Wings w Cajun Sweet BBQ Sauce


  1. Preheat oven 425 degrees.
  2. Place wings in a large bowl and drizzle the liquid smoke over them rubbing with fingers to mix well.
  3. Mix spiced together in a small bowl. Pour over wings and mix well.
  4. Line a baking sheet with foil and arrange the wings in a single layer. Bake for 30 minutes turning once. Check for doneness may take longer depending on size of wings.
  5. Meanwhile make the sauce.
  6. Place olive oil in saucepan and cook shallots and garlic until translucent. Add remaining ingredients except butter.
  7. Cook until warmed through. Add the butter 1 pat at a time stirring constantly until each is melted and incorporated into a sauce.
  8. Remove wings from oven. Toss in sauce and serve with favorite dipping sauce or just as is with plenty of napkins

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About Smoky Cajun Wings w Cajun Sweet BBQ Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken, Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole

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