Smothered turkey wings for Sunday dinners are the perfect opportunity to gather around the table with loved ones and enjoy a delicious meal together. And what better way to do so than with smothered turkey wings\? These whole wings are packed with a ton of flavor and are easy to prepare using simple ingredients that you can find in your local meat department. Once the wings are perfectly cooked and covered in a delicious gravy, you'll want to make them a staple for your Sunday dinners. To ensure an even layer of flavor, use paper towels to pat the wings dry before seasoning and cooking. And if you're feeling adventurous, try using a full turkey wing next time for even more succulent meat to enjoy with your delicious gravy
Lots of flavor- Get ready for a taste explosion with our smothered turkey wings! These succulent wings are packed with flavor and are the perfect addition to any holiday or family gathering. After being roasted to a golden brown perfection the turkey wings are simmered in a delicious blend of chicken broth, spices, and herbs. We even make sure to include the wing tip and turkey legs for maximum meaty goodness. Cooked in a roastin pan over medium heat, these smothered turkey wings will surely become a
Simple Ingredients- Smothered turkey wings are a cherished soul food tradition that always delivers a delicious and hearty meal. This recipe uses simple ingredients that are easy to find at your local grocery store, including chicken wings and basic seasonings such as garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper. With the addition of bell pepper and chicken stock, these turkey wings are cooked to tender perfection and coated in a savory, flavorful sauce Follow along with this recipe card to create a meal that will delight your taste buds and leave you feeling satisfied.
The ingredients for these baked Turkey wings are pretty simple and can be found at any local grocery store. I made sure to find the easiest ingredients to find in the store for you to have the best website experience cooking.
Turkey Wings- I know some extremely big turkey wings are out there, but I try to stick to the smaller ones. The thickest part of the wing is always harder to cook in the bigger smothered turkey wings . So smaller is not much work and much better when place on baking dish.
Cajun Seasoning- I used a small amount of cajun seasoning for these southern turkey wings. You can use it as much as you like. Just remember they may be a bit spicier.
Other Seasonings-Garlic Powder, pepper, chicken bouillon, and salt. These are the perfect combinations of seasonings to make the best southern-baked turkey wings.
Olive Oil- Used to rub onto the turkey wings and blend the seasonings in better.
Green bell peppers- Add a ton of flavor and texture. You can also use red and green bell peppers.
Chopped Onion- also add a great deal of flavor.
Butter-Softens the turkey meat and brings out a ton of flavor for your soul food.
Cornstarch or all purpose flour- Helps to thicken the turkey gravy and makes the perfect cornstarch slurry.
Chicken Broth- The base of the turkey homemade gravy. No need to make turkey drippings or homemade broth to make the rich gravy. Trust me these turkey wings are the real deal.
There are several ways to cook Turkey wings. You can boil them, bake them and even fry them. For this recipe, we are going to be making baked turkey wings then we are going to smother the turkey wings in some delicious gravy. In order to cook and bake turkey wings, you can either boil them first, or you can clean them thoroughly and throw them right into the oven. So, let me give you a step-by-step way to bake turkey wings.
Spicy- To make them a bit spicier, add more Cajun seasonings or whatever spices you may like.
Smoked Turkey Wings- You can choose to smoke these turkey wings.
Slow cooker Turkey Wings- You don’t always have to bake them. You can add them to the slow cooker and go about your business. It’s super easy.
Instant Pot turkey wings- You can place them in the instant pot. They will be falling off of the bone.
Aluminum foil- You will need aluminum foil for these succulent turkey wings to cover the top of the roasting pan so that the turkey wings can swim in their own juices.
Baking Dish- Make sure that the dish is oven safe and can handle medium high heat the temperature safety should go up to 400 degrees f.
Place these turkey wings with gravy in an airtight container. I also will use a zip lock bag to store these turkey wings with rice.
Place in the oven for 1 minute or until it reaches your desired temperature. If you are warming up baked turkey wings and rice, just splash a bit of water over the top the proceed to warm.
When buying turkey wings, it can become pretty complicated. Turkey wings are seasonal, so they may not be available all year. I have a few places where I’ve been lucky enough to find them. A meat market, as well as your local grocery store, is a good place to start. If you have a Food Lion in your area, you can ask the meat department if they have some in the back.
For the most part, this recipe is pretty healthy and will be perfect for meal prepping.
I love having green beans and rice with my smothered turkey wings.
If you picked up some already smoked turkey wings from your local butcher and are wondering how to cook them, fear not! Here's a simple and delicious way to prepare them just follow the same ingredients and steps from this smothered turkey wings recipe.
Turkey wing flats remind me of chicken drumsticks. You only need to gently fold the turkey wing and tuck it under the thickest part.
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June 26, 2022
Look delicious.....my wife and I will be trying
I’m going to try it tonight, thanks.
You will love them
Savory and sensational, thanks for sharing this meal!!
I can't wait to cook these turkey wings. And thanks for incorporating the ingredients in with the instructions, FANTASTIC idea!!
Thank you.Enjoy the recipe
I have an Instantpot, are they able to be partially cooked there and crisped in the oven after? Thanks
Yes, You can use an instant pot. I would only sear them on the stovetop or place them in an instant pot with oil. Not much oil(2 Tablespoons)
Can I just say that I love that you put the measurements underneath each step of the instructions. I always have to scroll back up to see the measurements, so this is awesome! I can't wait to try these!
Thank you for the comment!