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26 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

Louise | February 10
27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

If you are following a Keto diet to help lose weight, then chicken wings can be a very useful option for a healthy yet surprisingly filling lunch, or even to take to work in your lunchbox.

So here is my list of Keto Chicken Wings to give you plenty of choice on flavors and seasonings so you never need to search far for new ideas!

I have included sections covering dairy-free recipes which can help those of you who are lactose intolerant, and many of these recipes are gluten-free too so it’s a win-win situation. Enjoy!

Here are just a few of the Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone we’ve included:

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Spicy Keto Chicken Wings

Paleo Buffalo Chicken Wings (Baked)

– Paleo Flourish

27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

Ingredients: chicken wings, coconut flour, cayenne pepper, black pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, paprika, garlic powder, salt, ghee, hot sauce.

These are a definite plus for picnics, dinner parties or for an easy kids’ lunch, and are healthier because they are baked instead of fried. With the heat of the pepper, these wings are delicious! After preparing them, put them back in the refrigerator for 30 minutes and that should help the coating to stick better.

Spicy Dry Rub Chicken Wings – Oven Baked

– Low Carb Yum

27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

Photo Credit: Lisa from Low Carb Yum

Ingredients: chicken wings, olive oil, chili powder, smoked paprika, ground cumin, ground cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, kosher salt, black pepper.

These oven-baked ribs are super easy and quick to prepare and are a wonderful dish to have for a family lunch on their own or with a dipping sauce. The spices used here give the wings a great flavor, but you can feel free to experiment with your own variations. If you are using frozen chicken wings, try to make sure the wings are totally defrosted before cooking.

The Best Keto Buffalo Wings

– Wicked Stuffed

27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

Photo Credit: Amanda from Wicked Stuffed

Ingredients: chicken wings, butter, hot sauce, garlic, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, fresh pepper.

Buffalo wings are a favorite with many families for a delicious hands-on meal for lunch or served with a salad for a lighter dinner. These ones have a good kick from the hot sauce and are very, very moreish! If you can’t get Frank’s hot sauce, just use your favorite one but it may not be as thick. If this happens you can put it in a pan on the stove and reduce to increase the thickness.

Saucy Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

– Beauty And The Foodie

27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

Photo Credit: Stacey from Beauty and the Foodie

Ingredients: chicken wings, smoked paprika, sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, celery seed, olive oil, red hot pepper sauce, butter or ghee, cilantro leaves.

If you prefer your chicken wings to be covered in sauce then this is the recipe for you! These are so tasty and have just a bit of a kick, but you can adjust the amount of cayenne if you like them hotter. If you don’t like smoked paprika, then just use the normal one as it won’t change the flavor too much. If you are working on a tight budget, chicken wings are a cheap and tasty meal to make for the whole family.

Low Carb Buffalo Wings

– My Keto Kitchen

Ingredients: chicken wings, garlic powder, paprika, salt, pepper, olive oil, butter, hot sauce.

Here is another delicious recipe for chicken wings that are cooked in a deep fryer. Because the raw chicken can lower the temperature of the oil quite quickly, we recommend you cook these in smaller batches. To marinade the wings you can use a bowl or a large zip-lock bag which you can shake occasionally to ensure the chicken is coated.

Grilled Chipotle Chicken Wings

– I’d Rather Be A Chef

Ingredients: chipotle pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, Hungarian paprika, cumin, Kosher salt, mustard powder, dried oregano, pepper, cayenne pepper, chicken wings, olive oil.

Chicken wings are so good and very versatile as they can be grilled or baked or even deep-fried! This recipe is for grilling and these wings are deliciously spicy and full of flavor. If you don’t have basil to add for a touch of freshness you can use cilantro instead. When preparing the wings, don’t throw the wing tips away as they can be frozen in batches and used to make chicken broth.

Crispy Five Spice Wings – Low Carb, Keto, Gluten-Free

– Modern Low Carb

Ingredients: chicken wings, avocado oil, chinese five spice powder, ghee, salt, fresh ground pepper, jalapeno.

The wings in this recipe have a wonderful Asian-inspired flavor and would be great for a gathering with friends, served as they are or with a keto-friendly dip. To make the wings even crispier, place them on a rack over the oven tray to allow any fat to drip through. These taste just as good warm or cold, making them a great idea for a picnic or to add to your lunchbox.

Keto Chicken Wings – Lemon and Lime

Buttery Chili Lime Chicken Wings

– Low Carb Yum

27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

Photo Credit: Lisa from Low Carb Yum

Ingredients: chicken wingettes, olive oil, unsalted butter, fresh cilantro, lime zest, fresh lime juice, chili powder, kosher salt, cumin, garlic powder, liquid stevia.

We all know how well chicken goes with citrus and the lime juice in this recipe adds a special zing to the flavor of the meat. This is a good recipe to help increase your daily intake of fats as you are eating the skin as well as the meat and it is also versatile as you can use the same mix for drumsticks or thighs for a more substantial meal. The stevia takes away any bitterness from the lime but it can be omitted if you don’t have it.

Lemon Garlic Rosemary Chicken Wings

– Low Carb Maven

Ingredients: chicken wings, lemon juice, fresh rosemary, garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes (optional).

This is one of those recipes that requires you to marinade the meat first and to intensify the flavors it works best if you can marinate them for 24 hours at least, turning them every few hours to ensure they are completely covered. This is a classic combination of flavors and the rosemary gives the wings a wonderfully herby taste.

Chile Lime Chicken Wings

– Nom Nom Paleo

Ingredients: onion, jalapeno peppers or serrano pepper, garlic, cilantro, freshly ground pepper, lime zest, lime juice, paleo-friendly fish sauce, coconut aminos, chicken wings and/or drumsticks, melted fat of choice, limes.

This recipe is packed with Asian-inspired flavors and the wings would make a great appetizer for an Asian-themed dinner party or when entertaining friends and family. They have a wonderful zingy flavor from the lime zest and a real umami note from the fish sauce. Why not try these next time you have folks around for a meal or as a zesty and summery lunch for yourself!

Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

– Cook And Savor

Ingredients: chicken wings, lemon juice, lemon zest, black pepper, salt, ghee.

Here is the perfect recipe for chicken wings if you prefer them not swimming in sauce but with a fresh and zingy seasoning. Try to use freshly ground pepper as it gives a much more aromatic flavor to the chicken wings and complements the lemon perfectly. These are best enjoyed warm and make a lovely appetizer or family-friendly lunch.

Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

– Step Away From The Carbs

Ingredients: chicken wings, olive oil, unsalted butter, lemon zest, onion powder, salt, black pepper.

This is such a simple recipe that I am sure it will soon become a family favorite for get-togethers! Because the wings are cooked in the oven you can be assured that the meat will be cooked right through, but cut one open to make sure if you are concerned. You could also swap the butter for ghee if that sits better with your diet.

Classic Keto Chicken Wings

Keto Chicken Wings Smoked with Dry Rub

– Ketogasm

27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

Photo Credit: Tasha from Ketogasm

Ingredients: chicken wings, salt, pepper, garlic powder, chili powder, dried oregano, dried parsley.

Dry rubs can be really good to use for chicken as the meat absorbs the flavors of the spices, but you may find it useful to use gloves to protect your hands, especially if the recipe involves garlic! One of the best things about smoking meat is that it boosts the flavor but doesn’t add any carbs or calories, making these the ideal dish to make for anyone following a low-carb regime.

Oven Chicken Wings

– Keto Connect

Ingredients: chicken wings, baking powder, salt.

Here is a great recipe if you are a fan of crispy chicken wings! It involves a two-stage baking process but is not complicated at all and the results are amazing! These are the crispiest wings you will find and can be enjoyed as they are or teamed with your favorite sauces to add even more taste. Don’t be tempted to cut time and skip the step where you sprinkle salt on as this is really important for drawing as much moisture out as possible.

Ketogenic Texan BBQ Chicken Wings

– My Keto Kitchen

Ingredients: chicken wings, thyme, erythritol, cumin, paprika, salt, coriander, garlic powder, ginger powder, pepper, chili powder, olive oil.

Here is another great recipe for chicken wings that can either be cooked on a grill or in the oven, making them weather–friendly and accessible in the winter. The mix of seasonings here gives a lovely barbecue flavor to the wings that will go down well with the whole family, or could be the perfect snack food to provide when you have friends round to watch football!

Low Carb Garlic Chicken Wings

– My Keto Kitchen

Ingredients: chicken wings, garlic powder, salt, pepper, tallow, lemon wedges.

This recipe does not involve any heat from cayenne or chili, so would be a great dish to serve if the family doesn’t like spice. These wings are packed with flavor and are a great source of healthy fats, especially from the skin. This is a simple recipe to follow and the wings taste really good as they are, but also benefit from being served with a wedge of lemon for added citrus zing.

Low Carb Dry Rubbed Smoky Wings – Keto, Gluten-Free

– Modern Low Carb

Ingredients: chicken wings, extra virgin olive oil, cumin, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, pepper, cinnamon, chili powder, cayenne pepper, dried oregano, dried parsley.

This is one of those dishes that look so good to the eye that you just know the chicken wings are going to taste amazing! These wings are guaranteed to be crispy and have a real depth of flavor from all the spices and seasonings used and you will end up with crisp skin that has a slight caramelization, making them super-tasty!

Easy Baked Chicken Wings

– Keto Adapted

Ingredients: ranch seasoning, chicken wings or drummies, coconut oil or bacon fat, ranch dressing.

If you have never tried making chicken wings then this is such a clear and basic recipe that it will surely start you off on the homemade wing route! Just follow the instructions and once you are confident you can have some fun trying out different seasonings and spices to ramp up the flavors. This easy recipe is child-friendly and makes great finger food for children’s parties too!

Crispy Smoked Chicken Wings

– Cook Eat Paleo

27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

Photo Credit: Lisa from Cook Eat Paleo

Ingredients: chicken wings.

Just imagine serving a huge dish of these smokey chicken wings at your next barbecue or party! There may not be too much chili a wing, but they make the perfect finger food. If you don’t have a smoker, simply cook them on the grill over wood chips to get the same effect. They can be enjoyed just as they are, or why not try making a chili dip to enjoy with them?

Other Keto Chicken Wings

Raspberry Glazed Chicken Wings

– Ketogasm

27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

Photo Credit: Tasha from Ketogasm

Ingredients: coconut oil, ground mustard seed, salt, raspberries, chicken wings.

With this recipe you have the fresh and tangy raspberry flavor complemented by the heat from the mustard seed to give you chicken wings that are absolutely packed with taste and a bit of a change from normal chicken wings. Apart from the flavor, these have a very appealing look and make you want to just get one in your mouth!

Dairy-Free Tandoori Chicken Wings

– Cavegirl Cuisine

27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone

Photo Credit: Michelle from Cavegirl Cuisine

Ingredients: onion, ginger, garlic, fresh lime juice, coconut milk, avocado oil, cumin, ground coriander, sea salt, white pepper, cayenne pepper, turmeric, tomato paste, chicken wings.

With all the flavors of tandoori dishes, these wings would be great as an appetizer for a curry night or just served on a big platter for a football night or family party. This marinade can be used for any type of meat, but gives these chicken wings a depth of flavor that can be missing in other recipes. Remember that fresh ginger can be stored in the freezer and grated as required so there is no waste.

Easy Baked Chicken Wings | Garlic Parmesan with a Twist! (Contains Dairy)

– Keto Connect

Ingredients: chicken wings, baking powder, salt, thick cut bacon, bacon grease, butter, garlic, grated parmesan, fresh parsley, black pepper.

This recipe for baked wings has a hidden secret – it uses bacon! And what dish doesn’t taste better with bacon? This also gives you the dripping from the bacon to combine in the buttery glaze for an even more intense flavor. Obviously if you are avoiding cheese you can serve these without the parmesan, but it does give an added edge to the taste of the wings.

Homemade Indian Chicken Tikka Wings

– Low Carb Maven

Ingredients: chicken wings, full-fat coconut milk, ground coriander, ground chili pepper, salt, cilantro, garlic, fresh lemon juice, erythritol.

Here is another recipe that involves marinating the wings over a length of time and that makes the flavors more intense, so this is a dish best made in advance. Always remember to dry the wings with kitchen towel before cooking as this absorbs the moisture and stops the meat from steaming. If you choose to cook these in the oven they will give off a wonderful aroma as they cook!

Easy Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings (Contains Dairy)

– Low Carb Maven

Ingredients: chicken wings, mayonnaise, grated parmesan cheese, Garlic and Herb Seasoning Blend.

The wings in this recipe have the look of the original breaded variety common in restaurants, yet it does not use any breadcrumb coating. Instead they are coated in garlic and herb seasoning and baked until crispy and delicious! If you prefer to eat chicken breast then simply increase the parmesan and seasoning and this coating will work just as well.

Mexican Chicken Wings

– Keto Adapted

Ingredients: taco seasoning, chicken wings or drummies, coconut oil or bacon fat, pico de gallo or salsa, guacamole.

This recipe uses a specific taco seasoning mix, but it is possible to make your own or use your favorite one. This gives an authentic Mexican flavor to the chicken wings and they can be served with homemade guacamole or salsa for a Mexican-themed meal. This seasoning can also be used on other meat like pork chops.

Magic Wings

– Nom Nom Paleo

Ingredients: chicken wings, Magic Mushroom Powder, paleo-friendly fish sauce (optional), melted ghee, coconut oil, or fat of choice, limes.

If you live in the UK you might look at this recipe and think “WHAT?” because in Britain magic mushrooms are a hallucinogenic drug, but fear not my friends – this is just ground up porcini mushrooms! They give the chicken wings that wonderful umami flavor and keep you coming back for more. Make sure the wings are spaced out so that they brown more evenly and cook right through.

27 Keto Chicken Wing Recipes Sure To Please Anyone


Louise co-founded Louise's Foods, Paleo Living Magazine, Nourishing Brands, & CoBionic. She has considerable research experience but enjoys creating products and articles that help move people just a little bit closer toward a healthy life they love.