5 Must-Try Chicken Wing Recipes for Your 4th of July Cookout

Burgers and hot dogs may be your typical Independence Day cookout food, but you really can’t beat some crispy chicken wings. Whether you like them fried, baked, grilled or smoked, there’s a wing recipe out there for you.

Let’s get down to drums and flats.

 

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1.      Lemon Pepper Wings

You’ll be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t love a good lemon pepper wing. They’re buttery, tangy and flat-out delicious. We won’t claim that this lemon-pepper recipe will satisfy everyone’s taste buds -- but it will definitely be a hit!

 

2.      Teriyaki Wings

Fan of super tangy wings? Teriyaki is the way to go. The sweet and spicy flavors are sure to be popular with the family, and they’re not too difficult to make. Try this teriyaki wing recipe!

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3.      Buffalo Wings

Ah, the classic buffalo wing. It’s spicy and packed with flavor, so you really can’t go wrong. And it’s arguably the most American flavor out there so your 4th of July party is the perfect time to bust these out. Check out this recipe that’s super easy to make.

 

4.       Cajun Wings

Whether you go with a dry rub or a sauce, this Cajun heat is hard to beat. These wings are pretty easy to whip up with household seasonings you might already have. This Cajun wing recipe is sure to be a favorite at your cookout.

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5.      Honey BBQ Wings

Last but certainly not last - the sweet and savory honey BBQ wing. This delicious wing flavor is a perfect way to have a slight amount of spice, if you aren’t a fan of the heat. From all the BBQ recipes we found, this one is our fave.