How to Make Terrific Turkey Wings Even if You Can’t Cook

How to cook turkey wings
Even if you burn toast or have no idea how to cook pasta just right, you can make mouth-watering turkey wings that your whole family will love. In fact, everyone will ask, “What is your secret?!” The great thing about cooking these recipes is that besides purchasing the turkey wings, most of the rest of the ingredients are probably already in your pantry and fridge. What could be easier?

You’ve probably already eaten great chicken wings at a restaurant; these turkey wings are quite similar, except they are bigger and have a slightly different flavor. Think of them as a Thanksgiving treat you can have anytime of year. But the good news is, they are so easy! If you are worried that you’ll mess these up, don’t be. We’ll guide you through each step of the process so this can be a fail-safe dinner you can make tonight! Just follow each step and you’ll love the amazing taste of these turkey wings. Pair them with a salad and rolls and you’ll have a great family dinner that will bring you all together. Now comes the hard part—pick one recipe to with!

In these recipes below, you won’t need any special equipment, like a deep fryer or an air fryer.

How to cook turkey wings ? You’ll just need

  • A basic glass casserole dish
  • Your oven
  • Turkey wings (find them at the meat department at the grocery store packaged on their own)
  • The few ingredients from the recipe you choose
  • Foil

Side Dish Ideas: Salad, Mashed Potatoes, Rice, Potato Salad, Chips, Baked Beans, Watermelon, Fruit Salad, Cole Slaw, etc.
Raw Turkey Wings

Cream of Mushroom Turkey Wings

Ingredients:

  • 1 pkg turkey wings (should be plain, no seasoning on them)
  • 1 can cream of mushroom (per pkg of wings)
  • 1 cup of water
  • Fresh garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • Splash of hot sauce (optional)
Cream of Mushroom Turkey Wings

Cream of Mushroom Turkey Wings – Photo from ditchthewheat.com

  • Step 1: Pre-heat oven to 350.
  • Step 2: Open turkey wings pkg and place turkey wings in a glass casserole dish.
  • Step 3: In a medium bowl, combine cream of mushroom, water, a few sprinkles of salt and pepper, and hot sauce of desired. Mix thoroughly with a fork.
  • Step 4: Next, take out 1-2 small cloves of fresh garlic. Use a garlic mincer or chop into tiny pieces with a sharp knife. Add to cream of mushroom mixture.
  • Step 5: Pour ½ of the mixture over turkey wings. Use a kitchen brush or other tool to make sure turkey wings are coated with mixture. Put the remaining in the fridge to use later.
  • Step 6: Cover casserole dish with foil.
  • Step 7: Place casserole dish in oven. Set timer for 2 hours.
  • Step 8: Remove casserole dish from oven. Double check that the meat is cooked thoroughly. Brush the remaining mixture onto the wings. Let cool and enjoy!

Super Seasoned Turkey Wings

Ingredients:

  • 1 pkg turkey wings (should be plain, no seasoning on them)
  • Seasoned salt
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Paprika
  • Parsley
  • Poultry seasoning
  • Olive oil
  • Chicken broth or water
Super Seasoned Turkey Wings

Super Seasoned Turkey Wings – Photo from ckenb.blogspot.com

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350.
Step 2: In a medium bowl, combine all spices, about 2 teaspoon of each.
Step 3: Remove turkey wings from package and set in glass casserole dish.
Step 4: Using your hands or a kitchen brush, coat each turkey wing with olive oil on all sides.
Step 5: Next, coat each turkey wing with ½ of the seasoning mixture.
Step 6: Cover will foil.
Step 7: Place in oven. Set timer for 2 hours.
Step 8: Using remaining ½ of seasoning mixture, add 1 cup chicken broth or water and mix well. Halfway through cooking, carefully remove turkey wings from the oven and pour mixture over the top. Re-cover and return to oven to complete cooking time.
Step 9: Remove from oven and let cool. Double check that the meat is cooked thoroughly. Enjoy!

Extra Crispy BBQ Turkey Wings

Ingredients:
1 pkg turkey wings (should be plain, no seasoning on them)
Olive oil
Salt & pepper
Favorite bbq or other sauce

Step 1: Preheat oven to 375.
Step 2: Place turkey wings in glass casserole dish.
Step 3: Coat turkey wings completely with olive oil and salt and pepper.
Step 4: Cover with foil.
Step 5: Place in oven for 45 minutes.
Step 6: Turn the dial on the oven to BROIL. Set timer for 30 minutes.
Step 7: Turn off oven and remove dish very carefully; let cool for a few minutes.
Step 8: Brush on your favorite bbq or other sauce.
Step 9: Allow to cool a little more. Enjoy!

Did you like this “how to” article about how to make terrific turkey wings? We hope it was clear and easy to follow. The step-by-step instructions were designed to be foolproof so you don’t have to worry about messing anything up. Because even if you don’t consider yourself a “chef” you can still make these! It only takes a few minutes to prep and get these turkey wings in the oven and then enjoy with your family.

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