These smoked Turkey wings are always going to be my go-to turkey wing meal. They come fully smoked, ready to clean, then tossed into the crockpot. This recipe is served in some delicious bell peppers, onions, and chicken broth. All of these ingredients come together to make the perfect smoked turkey wings smothered in gravy. Fall off of the bone tender! Whoa, that was a mouth full.

Smoked Turkey Wings

What are smoked turkey wings?

Smoked turkeys are regular Turkey wings that are highly seasoned and then placed on the smoker. Meat that is smoked has a ton of flavor in it and is really tender. Smoking meat can take up to 8 hours in some instances. I’ve found a way around all of that. I use pre-smoked turkey wings. They can be purchased from your local grocery store. You can pair them with my air fryer string beans.

Ingredients you will need

Pre-smoked Turkey Wings

Smoked Turkey Wings-These comes from the grocery store already pre-smoked. You can smoke the turkey wings yourself if you would like.

Worcestershire Sauce-Helps with the flavoring of the gravy.

Cornstarch-This helps with the thickness of the gravy.

Chicken Broth-Is the star of the show for creating gravy.

Seasonings-Adobo, garlic powder, and black pepper.

Onions and Belk Peppers-Not only do these onions and bell pepper smell amazing when both are placed in this recipe together, but they also add an immense amount of flavor.

How to make smoked turkey wings?

Making this smoked turkey recipe is not only easy, but it tastes so good. You can taste the smokiness in this recipe along with all the spices that were added to this recipe. The flavors for this recipe take me back to my grandmother’s cooking. Trust me. You will enjoy this recipe!

Wash and clean your turkey wings.
Once they are cleaned, pat them dry.

To a crockpot, add turkey wings and all of your ingredients. 
Place a top on. Turn the pot to high and allow it to cook for 4 to 5 hours, depending on the tenderness of the meat you would like.

Substitutions for this recipe

Do you want to know the fun and exciting thing about this recipe? It can be done with other meat. You can use regular turkey wings, chicken breasts, chicken legs, and chicken thighs. I think you know where I am going with this. This recipe is super versatile!

Equipment you will need for this recipe.

You will only need a crockpot for this smoke turkey wings recipe. You can get whichever size crockpot you would like. I used the 8-quart crockpot to make this recipe. You also have to be mindful of the size. They can get pretty big.

Storing the leftover goodies

You can store this recipe in an airtight container. You can also use a ziplock bag, but be mindful that this recipe has a good bit of gravy.

Where can you find smoked Turkey wings?

You can find them at your local grocery store. Some may have them, and some may not. I will tell you that I have always had luck with finding them at Walmart or Food lion.

Store-bought smoked turkey wings already cooked.

Yes, they are. That is what I love about them. I don’t have to spend hours over a smoker in order to make this recipe.

How long should Turkey wings cook?

Cooking turkey wings depends on the size of the turkey wings and what you are cooking them in. If you are using a crockpot, it can take 4 to 5 hours. Oven-baked turkey wings will take anywhere from 2 to 3 hours.

Is there a season for smoked turkey wings?

No, the good thing about smoked Turkey wings is that they are available all year round.  

How long to boil turkey wings?

For this smoked Turkey wings recipe, you can choose to boil the turkey wings first for a quicker cook time in the crockpot.

How to cook smoked Turkey wings in the oven?

I love that this recipe is so versatile. I have a baked Turkey wings recipe. You can follow the exact steps to those delicious baked smoked Turkey wings. Either way, baked or crockpot turkey wings. They will come out just as good.

I know you will enjoy this recipe, so here is a list of other delicious recipes for you!

Baked Turkey Wings

Smothered Turkey Wings

Lemon Pepper Turkey Wings

Cast Iron Mac and Cheese

The Best Smoked Turkey Wings (Quick and Easy)

Smoked Turkey
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes


  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Chicken Bouillon
  • 1 Teaspoon Cornstarch
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 2 lb Chicken Broth
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire
  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper Chopped
  • 4 Medium-sized Smoked Turkey wings


  • Wash and clean your smoked Turkey wings
  • To a crockpot add your smoked turkey wings and all of your ingredients.
    1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder, 1 Tablespoon Chicken Bouillon, 1 Teaspoon Cornstarch, 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper, 1 2 lb Chicken Broth, 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire, 1 Onion, 4 Medium-sized Smoked Turkey wings, 1 Green Bell Pepper
  • Turn the pot to high and allow it to cook for 4 to 5 hours, depending on the tenderness of the meat you would like.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Soulfood, Southern
Keyword presmoked turkey wings, smoked turkey wing, smoked turkey wings

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