tailgate wings

Featured in the spring 2013 "The Ultimate Tailgate" taste of Kansas.


  • 5 pounds of chicken party wings or small chicken legs
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • Obie-Cue's Sweet & Heat Spicy Brown Sugar Rub
  • Harley's Texas Style-All-Purpose Barbecue Rub
  • Brown sugar
  • Tiger sauce



Start by rinsing chicken party wings (or small chicken legs) in cold water. After rinsing, pat dry with paper towels. Place the pieces on cookie sheets.

Melt a stick of butter and add a teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce and teaspoon of honey. Brush chicken with butter sauce. Dust chicken with Obie-Cue's Sweet & Heat Spicy Brown Sugar Rub and Harley's Texas Style-All-Purpose Barbecue Rub. Then sprinkle some brown sugar. Turn chicken over and repeat the same process on the other side. Let the chicken sit for about 20 minutes while you heat up the grill or smoker.

If using a grill, use indirect heat. Smoke chicken at 225 degrees for an hour. Halfway through the cook time flip the chicken over. At one hour, mop the chicken with Tiger Sauce, then continue cooking for a few more minutes until the internal temp of the chicken reaches 175 degrees and sauce is set. Pull them off the smoker or grill and serve. Prepares 12 servings.


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