This is post is sponsored by Sweet T’s Kitchen. All opinions are my own.
Summer is coming to an end. However, that does not mean I am putting my grill away! I grill outside in all temperatures! Football season is near, too! These BBQ Ranch Chicken Wings will make a wonderful addition to your watch parties, tailgates, and more!
I have said this numerous times, I live in Kansas City. We are KNOWN for our BBQ here. I am always looking to sample different sauces for the sake of variety. I used the signature Sweet BBQ Sauce from Sweet T’s Kitchen in this recipe. Click the link here to access their site directly. The visible herbs and spices were the first thing I noticed about this sauce. I could tell that this probably wouldn’t be your typical mass produced BBQ sauce.
I love how easily this sauce glides over the chicken. I like to apply BBQ sauce to the meat directly while it is still warm. This way, the meat soaks up all of the flavor. This can be challenging to accomplish if the sauce is too thick. Sweet T’s sauce worked perfectly!
I chose to add a little zest to this recipe by adding ranch because I had leftover ranch seasoning from the Bacon Ranch Chicken Casserole dish that I prepared last week. I also wanted to add ranch because it is the perfect complement to the sweet flavor from the BBQ sauce. You truly can’t go wrong with this combination. Sweet T’s also offers a Hot version of their sauce. This would pair wonderfully, as well. The Hot BBQ sauce is not super spicy. It is perfect for someone who is looking for a little extra kick. Start planning your game day tailgates now…and keep this recipe in mind!
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BBQ Ranch Grilled Chicken Wings
BBQ Ranch Grilled Chicken Wings loaded with a zesty, smokey flavor perfect for game day, tailgates, football, cookouts, and more.
- 4 pounds chicken wings
- 1/2-1 cup Sweet T's Sweet BBQ Sauce Use enough to coat the chicken to your liking
- 1 packet ranch seasoning I used Hidden Valley
- low-sodium soy sauce Use enough to coat the chicken so that it does not dry out while in the bags. I used a few tablespoons
- 1 tbsp liquid smoke
- 2 tbsp McCormick's Montreal Chicken Seasoning
- 2 tbsp McCormick's BBQ Seasoning
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1 tbsp parsley chopped
Drizzle the liquid smoke and soy sauce over the chicken.
Add the chicken to Ziploc bags. Add the seasonings (including the ranch seasoning) to the bag and shake to ensure the chicken is fully coated. Seal the bags. Refrigerate overnight.
Grill the chicken on medium high heat. Flip the chicken a few times to ensure it is fully cooked on both sides. I grilled the chicken for about 4-5 minutes on each side. Cooking time will vary depending on your grill.
Melt the butter in the microwave for 15-20 seconds.
Using a cooking brush, coat the chicken with the melted butter and BBQ sauce.
Remove the chicken from the grill.
Garnish with parsley. Serve!
Prep time does not include time to marinate overnight.