Boneless Wings made from Chicken Thighs on the Char-Griller AKORN® Kamado Grill

Are you ready to transform your backyard barbecue experience with a delectable twist on a classic favorite? It's time to introduce the ultimate home-grilled boneless chicken wings, a recipe that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your grilling game to new heights. Forget about the usual takeout; these wings are all about bringing restaurant-quality flavor right to your home.

The Magic Begins with Quality Chicken

The journey to mouth-watering chicken wings starts with selecting the right kind of chicken. For this recipe, boneless chicken thighs are the star of the show. Why thighs, you ask? Well, they're known for their rich flavor and tenderness, making them an ideal choice for grilling. Plus, their juiciness ensures that each bite is as delicious as the last.

Seasoning: The Flavor's Backbone

Next up, the seasoning. A good seasoning can make or break a dish, and with these wings, it's all about finding that perfect blend. While the recipe suggests Char-Griller Chicken Seasoning Rub, the beauty lies in the flexibility to use your favorite rub or spice mix. The key is to look for something that complements the natural flavors of the chicken while adding a unique touch - think smoky, spicy, or even herb-infused.

The Crispy Coating: A Textural Delight

The secret to achieving that irresistible crunch on the outside lies in the coating. This recipe uses a classic combination of flour, eggs, and breadcrumbs. The process is simple yet effective - dip the chicken in flour, then egg, and finally, breadcrumbs. This triple-layer coating ensures a crispy exterior that contrasts beautifully with the tender, juicy chicken inside.

Grilling: Where the Magic Happens

Now, let's talk about the grilling - the heart of this culinary adventure. Grilling the chicken not only cooks it to perfection but also imparts a subtle smokiness that can't be replicated in any other cooking method. The trick is to maintain a consistent temperature between 300-350°F. This range is perfect for cooking the chicken thoroughly while achieving that golden-brown finish.

Timing is Key

Patience is a virtue, especially when it comes to grilling. The key is to check the temperature of the largest pieces after about 20 minutes and then every 5 minutes thereafter. The goal is to reach an internal temperature of at least 165°F to ensure the chicken is cooked safely and remains succulent.

Conclusion: A Culinary Triumph

Once you've mastered these home-grilled boneless chicken wings, you'll have not just a dish but an experience to share. Whether it's a casual family dinner or a festive backyard gathering, these wings are sure to impress. So, grab your grill tongs, fire up the grill, and get ready to enjoy a taste of culinary excellence right in your backyard. It's not just a recipe; it's a journey into the heart of home grilling.

Boneless Wings made from Chicken Thighs on the Char-Griller AKORN® Kamado Grill

Cook Time:
0 - 30 min


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Make tender, juicy boneless wings your new specialty, thanks to Rob Kennedy of Mr. Homeowner. Using chicken thighs and your own favorite seasoning, accomplish crispy, smoky wings on your grill quickly and easily. It's time to toss the takeout menu and pick up your favorite dipping sauce!


  1. 01

    Prepare chicken by trimming fat and cutting into bite-size pieces



    • 6 Boneless chicken thighs
  3. 02

    Mix your favorite seasoning with the bread crumbs in a bowl



    • Char-Griller Chicken Seasoning Rub
    • 1 cup Bread crumbs
  5. 03

    Dip chicken pieces one at a time in flour, then egg wash, then breadcrumb mix



    • 1 cup Flour
    • 4 Eggs
  7. 04

    Bring grill temperature to 300-350˚F

  8. 05

    Place chicken pieces single layer on grill

  9. 06

    Check temperatures after 20 minutes, then every 5 minutes

  10. 07

    Remove after the largest pieces are at least 165˚F