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Hi. I need some advice for crisping up the skin on my wings. So far I've tried starting at 225° and then finishing off at 375° but the skin is still rubbery. I'm doing a dry rub. Should I crank the heat up some more? I'm grilling to an internal temp of more than 170°. Thanks
 

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Hi. I need some advice for crisping up the skin on my wings. So far I've tried starting at 225° and then finishing off at 375° but the skin is still rubbery. I'm doing a dry rub. Should I crank the heat up some more? I'm grilling to an internal temp of more than 170°. Thanks
I've seen several people talk about dusting them in baking powder or corn starch before smoking and that's the trick for a crispy skin.
 

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Olive oil mayo. I don’t like the texture the baking powder & corn starch leaves behind.

Dry the wings off really good, let them dry in the frig for at least 3 hours. Rub in mayo then hit with your rub. Cook at temps above 300 to avoid rubbery skin. Depending on how I want them, I will either cook at 300, or crank it all the way up if I am in a hurry.
 

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Olive oil mayo. I don’t like the texture the baking powder & corn starch leaves behind.

Dry the wings off really good, let them dry in the frig for at least 3 hours. Rub in mayo then hit with your rub. Cook at temps above 300 to avoid rubbery skin. Depending on how I want them, I will either cook at 300, or crank it all the way up if I am in a hurry.
I'll have to give this a shot. I have yet to do any wings, but want to test a batch out before next weekend so I can make them for a small get together.
 
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Olive oil mayo. I don’t like the texture the baking powder & corn starch leaves behind.

Dry the wings off really good, let them dry in the frig for at least 3 hours. Rub in mayo then hit with your rub. Cook at temps above 300 to avoid rubbery skin. Depending on how I want them, I will either cook at 300, or crank it all the way up if I am in a hurry.
Thanks for the help. I'll definitely try this next time!
 

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First time using some corn starch last night and it did make a difference in the crispiness in my opinion. Very enjoyable wings but I am still working on my times and temps I like to use with them, can’t seem to get wings as dialed in as my other foods I’ve been making
 

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