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Chicken Wings 3 Ways: Dry Rub, Buffalo & Caribbean Style

Today I’m showing you how to make Chicken Wings 3 Ways: Caribbean Style, Buffalo Style and a delicious dry rub. Impress your guests with these flavorful wings!

Why should you only eat one chicken wing recipe, when you can have 3? This Chicken Wings 3 Ways recipe is not only amazing, but anyone can make these recipes in their own home.Going out to eat to enjoy wings is nice, but nothing tastes as delicious as making them yourself. 

What Type of Wings Are We Making?

If you are going to commit to making these wings, you may be wondering what type of wings we are making. 

Righteous Dry Rub: If you’ve never had this dry rub before, you are going to love it. The flavor is amazing! If you don’t like wet sauces, then this recipe is for you. 

The Original Buffalo Wing Sauce: There is nothing I love more than The Original Buffalo Wing Sauce. Making this and putting it on your wings will taste like heaven!

Caribbean Jerk Sauce: One of my new favorite sauces is this Caribbean Jerk Sauce. Just think, you can make it right at home.  These are perfect with the popular Authentic Jamaican Rice and Peas Recipe!

What are dry rub chicken wings?

Dry rub chicken wings are a type of chicken wing that is coated in spices, herbs and other seasonings before cooking. The rub usually consists of salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, cumin and brown sugar. The dry seasoning mix coats the wings and helps them to stay moist while cooking.

The flavor will be enhanced as the spice mix is cooked into the chicken, creating a flavorful and delicious dish. Dry rub chicken wings can be cooked in a variety of ways, such as baking, grilling or deep-frying. The wings are often served with ranch dressing or barbecue sauce to enhance their flavor even further.

Dry rub chicken wings make an excellent appetizer or light meal and can be adapted to suit any level of spiciness. With the variety of spices available, you can create your own dry rub recipe to make a unique and delicious dish.

What are Caribbean style wings?

Caribbean style wings are a type of chicken wing that has been marinated in tropical flavors and spices. The marinade usually consists of lime juice, garlic, onion, ginger, Scotch bonnet peppers, allspice and seasoning salt. The wings are often served with a tropical-themed dipping sauce such as mango or jerk-style hot sauce to enhance the flavor even more.

What are buffalo wings?

Buffalo wings are one of the most popular types of chicken wings. They are deep-fried and coated in a sauce made from melted butter, hot pepper sauce, garlic powder and white vinegar.

The wings can be served with celery sticks or carrots and blue cheese dressing for dipping – making them a flavorful and delicious appetizer. Buffalo wings are traditionally served as a spicy dish, but the hot sauce can be adjusted to suit any taste. They are usually served as part of a larger meal or as an appetizer and can be enjoyed by all ages.

Taking chicken wings and being able to make 3 different kinds out of them will make you so happy. You’ll also love that you have so much variety to your chicken wings. You can make different flavors for everyone in your family. Some of you might love one flavor, some of you may love every flavor. 

How to Store Chicken Wings 3 Ways

Once these chicken wings are made, they will need to be placed in the fridge for storage. Allow them to cool down and from there, place them in an airtight container and store them until you are ready to enjoy them again. 

What is your favorite kind of chicken wings? 

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Chicken Wings 3 Ways: Dry Rub, Buffalo & Caribbean Style
Yield: 4 lbs chicken wings

Chicken Wings 3 Ways: Dry Rub, Buffalo & Caribbean Style

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

These delicious wings can be done 3 ways! Caribbean, Dry Rub and Buffalo. Offer a variety for your next event!


  • Righteous Dry Rub:
  • ● ½ Tbsp Ground Chipotle Chili Pepper
  • ● ½ Tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • ● ½ Tbsp Onion Powder
  • ● ½ Tbsp Coarse Salt
  • ● ¾ Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • ● ¾ tsp Chili Powder
  • ● ¾ tsp Cumin
  • ● ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ● ½ tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • ● ½ tsp Dried Mustard Powder
  • ● ¼ tsp Black Pepper
  • ● ¼ tsp Dried Oregano
  • ● ¼ tsp Dried Ground Thyme
  • 1. Combine all ingredients and rub on chicken, reserve some to toss in once wings are done
  • The Original Buffalo Wing Sauce:
  • ● 1 Stick of Butter
  • ● 1½ Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • ● 1/4 - 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper (To your heat level)
  • ● ⅛ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ● 1-2 tsp Cayenne Hot Sauce or Tabasco
  • ● ½ tsp Worcestershire
  • ● 4-8 Tbsp Franks Hot Sauce (or your favorite brand)
  • 1. Combine ingredients in a saucepan over low heat to melt butter, stir occasionally to blend well
  • Caribbean Jerk Sauce:
  • ● 2 Tbsp Butter, melted
  • ● 2 Tbsp Minced Spring Onions (wight and green parts)
  • ● 1 Cup Water
  • ● ¾ Cup Ketchup
  • ● ½ Cup + 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • ● ¼ Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • ● 2 Tbsp White Vinegar
  • ● 2 Tbsp Cayenne Pepper Sauce
  • ● 2 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • ● 2 tsp Worcestershire
  • ● 2 tsp Lime Juice (or lemon juice)
  • ● 1½ tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • ● 1 tsp dried Parsley
  • ● 1 Tbsp Cornstarch
  • ● ½ tsp Salt
  • ● ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ● ½ tsp Dried Thyme
  • ● ¼ tsp Onion Powder
  • ● ⅛ tsp Ground Clove
  • ● ⅛ tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • ● ⅛ tsp Ground Allspice
  • ● ⅛ tsp Ground Sage


  1. Make a slurry with the cornstarch and 1/2 of the water, combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan and heat over medium heat. Bring to a slight boil and stir in the cornstarch slurry. Stir constantly until thickened up enough to coat the back of the spoon. 

Air fryer:

  1. Arrange wings in a single layer on an airfryer tray.
  2. Set the air fryer to 380° and cook the wings for 12 minutes. Remover and flip wings over and continue to cook for an additional 12 minutes. Increase the Temperature 400° and cook for 5 more minutes.
  3. Toss the wings in Sauces, or Righteous Rub


  1. Preheat the Oven to 450°
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil, place a wire rack on top of the foiled tray.
  3. Toss wings in oil to coat, season with salt and pepper, or the righteous rub if using.
  4. Bake 25-30 minutes until crispy and cooked through, flipping halfway through cook time.
  5. Remove and toss in remaining Righteous Rub, Original Sauce, or Jerk Sauce.

Convection Oven:

  1. Preheat Convection oven to 425°
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil, place a wire rack on top of the foiled tray.
  3. Toss wings in oil to coat, season with salt and pepper, or the righteous rub if using.
  4. Cook the wings in the oven for 15 minutes
  5. Drop the Temp to 350° and cook for an additional 15-20 minutes until cooked through and crispy. May need to flip them over about half way through
  6. Remove and toss in remaining Righteous Rub, Original Sauce, or Jerk Sauce.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 178Total Fat 13gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 38mgSodium 1714mgCarbohydrates 12gFiber 1gSugar 8gProtein 4g

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