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chicken wings

biggedsobiggedso Posts: 9
edited 6:29PM in EggHead Forum
hey there, i'm looking for votes on what smoke to use for chicken wings :ohmy:


  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    I use nothing but the lump, which gives them enough flavor.
  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 3,494
    I would agree with Fidel unless you are making a really sweet wing, then maybe some fruit wood or hickory to accent the sweet. Really it depends on the recipe but you really don't have to use flavored wood with wings unless you are serving them completely naked, in my opinion anyway ;)
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  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    I like to use a LITTLE Pecan on poultry...very nice.
  • SSN686SSN686 Posts: 3,202
    Morning biggedso:


    Have a GREAT day!


    Brandon, FL


  • LDDLDD Posts: 1,225
    direct: lump
    indirect: cherry
    context is important :)
  • We tend to like a little more smoke flavor than some ... with wings I smoke them indirect for an hour with a spicy dry rub and use a mix of apple and hickory ... not a lot, but a little goes a long way ... after an hour the chips have burnt off, I remove the stone and put a char on the wings using direct.

  • StuworldStuworld Posts: 57
    I like apple and cherry.
  • Direct nothing, indirect apple.
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,656
    I usually throw in a handful of whatever chips I have on hand....which is usually mesquite. Some people don't like mesquite, but its what the wife and I grew up with in South Texas.

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