Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
Welcome to the EGGhead Forum - a great place to visit and packed with tips and EGGspert advice! You can also join the conversation and get more information and amazing kamado recipes by following Big Green Egg at:

Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest  |  Youtube  |  Vimeo
Share your photos by tagging us and using the hashtag #EGGhead4Life.

In Atlanta? Come visit Big Green Egg headquarters, including our retail showroom, the History of the EGG Museum and Culinary Center!  3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340.

Brine wings?

BamabobBamabob Posts: 246
edited 12:24PM in EggHead Forum
HELP(again), this Sat. I plan to do up some WaWa wings for a friend to help demo. the BGE's he sells.I've brined chicken and cornish hens,they're great,but would it be worth the time and effort to brine wing pieces? I want to get the best taste possible.(ETTA WANG BUYA EGG).As always Thanx for info. Bob


  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,523
    I have brined wings before. They were excellent. They are great without the brine, but it did add that little something. I did Brant's brine (my favorite from his beer-butt recipe) for about 14 hours, then used tanker Tim's Okinawan marinade. Thought they might be too salty, but they weren't.
    Have fun
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
    Facebook: Dizzy Pig Seasonings
    Instagram: @DizzyPigBBQ
  • Tim MTim M Posts: 2,410
    <p />Bamabob,[p]I would not brine if you're going to do Wa Wa wings per the recipe since they come out very salty anyway. I like Wa Wa wings but I use a 4-1 blend (less BGE spice) than the original recipe calls for. This reduces the saltyness a little but you don't any extra!! They are good and easy to do. These are Okinawan wings and Wa Wa wings. Keep temps below 375 to avoid a grease fire if you do alot of wings.[p]Tim
  • Bamabob,
    Cat must have missed this post. I love brining. She taught me. I think of her as "The Sulten/Sultress? of Salt" I can't help you but I'm paying close attention to this thread.[p]GOOOOOOOOOOOO--BAMA,,(please!)

  • BamabobBamabob Posts: 246
    Nature Boy, Many thanks for input I didn't have time to try Bryant's brine this time but finally found it again and will test it soon.Like TimM mentioned I was afraid of getting too salty,the wings were for folks to try that didn't know about BGE's. Cooked 10# of wing pieces today used WAWA recipe but mixed 1 BGE to 4 Obie mix,Was just right.Put HOT Bone Suckin' sauce on about 1/2 during last 10min of cook.SUPER GOOOOD. Bob[p]
  • Bamabob,[p]Is "Obie Mix" a recipe? or a product? If so, where can it be purchased? Thanks.
  • BamabobBamabob Posts: 246
    The Obie mix is a freita? mix that I got from my BGE seller. When combined with the BGE seasoning makes a great wing rub.I tried other freita seasonings but none I tried was as good. You can find it on line at I have been using the regular, but have ordered some HOT to try.Good luck. Bob

Sign In or Register to comment.
Click here for Forum Use Guidelines.