Pickleback Chicken Wings

Pickleback Chicken Wings

An ideal recipe for game night or any night, these pickleback chicken wings marinated in pickle juice will be a hit with your guests. Check how to make it on your Z Grills pellet grill.
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • Z Grills 700D4E Wood Pellet Grill
  • cherry pellets


  • chicken wings
  • 1 cup pickle juice for brine 2-4 hours
  • 2 tbsp. bourbon
  • 4 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp. paprika
  • kosher salt
  • 16 mesh black pepper


  • Blue cheese dressing for dipping
  • Remove dry dry and dry some more
  • Once dried, arrange the wings on a wire rack on top of a cooking sheet
  • Baste the wings right before adding to the z grills.
  • Preheat the Z GRILLS 425f grill for 15 minutes
  • At the 15 minute mark baste again and remove from the wire rack and add directly to the grates.
  • Cook for about 10 minutes turning once
  • Pull at your desired temperature- 165f-185f.


Double ingredients for larger amounts sliced and chopped pickles for garnishranch dressing for dipping. Blue cheese dressing for dipping.
Cost: $15
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken, chicken wings, game day

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