Pickleback Wings Recipe

Pickleback Wings Recipe

This recipe calls for the Featured Dry Rub in our May 2022 box, Smoke & Spice The Backyard – Better Burger Seasoning by PS Seasoning in Iron Ridge, WI.

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Pickleback Wings Recipe feat. The Backyard - Better Burger Seasoning

Pickleback Wings feat. The Backyard – Better Burger Seasoning by PS Seasoning

Treat yourself and friends to delicious wings inspired by the shot + chaser combo of whisky and pickle juice.
Prep Time 4 hrs
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 2 Tbsp The Backyard – Better Burger by PS Seasoning (May 2022 featured box item)
  • 3 lbs Chicken Wings
  • 2 Cups Pickle Juice
  • ¼ Cup Whiskey or Bourbon
  • 2 Tbsp Honey


  • Place the wings in a large bowl or in a brine bag. Cover with pickle juice. Refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • Drain the wings and set them on a sheet tray. Pat them dry with paper towel.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  • In a small bowl, combine the honey, brown sugar and bourbon.
  • Place the wings in a large bowl and toss with the whiskey mix.
  • Place the wings on a rack lined sheet tray and season with The Backyard – Better Burger Seasoning.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165 °F and skin is crisp and golden.
  • Serve with ranch and your favorite pickles!


Cheers to PS Seasoning for this awesome appetizer recipe!
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May 2022: Smoke & Spice
Keyword chicken, chicken wings, featured box item, PS Seasoning

Not into the oven method? Here’s a great video from PS Seasoning with instructions on three techniques for crispy, juicy wings:

(Grilled instructions start at 0:50, smoked instructions start at 1:06)

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