Spice n’ Smoke Chicken Wing Rub


Spice and Smoke Chicken Wing Rub

Spice n' Smoke Chicken Wing Rub

Planning a huge party and have chicken wings on the menu? Well, this smoky, spicy, chicken wing rub will get things off to a good start. Just apply dry rub this to the wings, then grill, smoke, or fry as directed. This recipe is enough for up to 4 pounds of wings.
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Course: Rubs
Cuisine: American BBQ
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Cup


  • 1/3 cup paprika
  • 1/3 cup chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons granulated onion
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons powdered mustard
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper (use more if preferred)
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper


  • Combine rub ingredients in a medium bowl, and scoop contents into a spice shaker. Apply seasonings evenly onto wings, and cook as directed.
  • Make this rub a head of time and store in an air tight container in a cupboard for up to 6 months after preparation.
  • Remember to discard any rub that has come into contact with raw meat.


Photo by: Sabrina Baksh