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Dry-Rubbed Barbecue Turkey Wings

High Protein Diabetes-FriendlyHeart HealthyDairy-FreeEgg-FreeGluten-FreeNo ShellfishNut-FreeAmericanTurkeySnackAppetizer
Dry-rubbed barbecue turkey wingsDry-rubbed barbecue turkey wings
7 (1 serving = 1 wing with 2 tablespoons of barbecue sauce)
Active time: 10 minutes
Total time: 85 minutes

Nutrition Per Serving

  • Calories272 cal
  • Total Fat2 g
  • Saturated Fat0 g
  • Trans Fat0 g
  • Cholesterol48 mg
  • Sodium371 mg
  • Carbohydrates46 g
  • Protein19 g
  • Phosphorus155 mg
  • Potassium321 mg
  • Dietary Fiber0 g
  • Calcium54 mg


  • 7 whole turkey wings
  • 14 tablespoons of your favorite low-sodium barbecue sauce (2 tablespoons per wing)

Barbecue Spice Rub (mix all ingredients together)

  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dehydrated onion flakes
  • 2 teaspoons dark chili powder


Rub your turkey wings the right way with this special blend of barbecue spices. So delicious, better grab them before they fly off the plate!


  1. Pat wings dry and pierce with fork on both sides.
  2. Rub wings liberally with spice rub, saving 1 tablespoon for later.
  3. Place wings on baking sheet tray and bake wrapped with foil for 30 minutes. Remove wings from oven and discard foil, flip over and cook for an additional 30 minutes. Sprinkle rest of seasoning on wings and flip back over.
  4. Turn off oven and let wings sit in oven for 15 minutes, then serve with a side of low-sodium barbecue sauce.