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browning chicken wings in multi-cooker

Slow Cooker Chicken Wings

Do easy, flavorful, fall off the bone wings sound good to you? These easy Slow Cooker Chicken Wings are perfect for game day! No oven or deep fryer required!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 195kcal


  • 2 pounds chicken wings
  • 12 oz beer wheat, IPA or other favorite
  • ½ cup BBQ Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice


  • Place cut wings in slow cooker (see notes for how to cut if using whole wings)
  • Add beer, cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6
  • Mix together bbq sauce, honey and lime juice
  • Remove wings from slow cooker and toss with sauce
  • Place chicken wings on foil covered broiler pan and broil on high for 2-3 minutes until lightly browned and crisp OR drain liquid from multi-cooker and saute wings until browned


Note: This recipe is intended for the grown-up crowd :) To make non-alcoholic you can sub chicken broth

How to Cut Chicken Wings:

  1. spread out the wing and find the joints
  2. twist to separate the joints
  3. use a sharp knife to cut them apart (as indicated in the photo above)
  4. Discard tips (or save for making stock)


Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 230mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg