Are you craving chicken wings but don’t want to go to a pub or restaurant? The Costco Kirkland Signature Seasoned Chicken Wings are prepared and ready to cook to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Are these Costco wings worth skipping your local pub’s wing night for?
I don’t eat a lot of wings, not because I don’t like them, they’re just something I never think to order at a restaurant or make at home! I wanted to try these Costco Kirkland Signature Seasoned Chicken Wings from the prepared meal deli section at Costco.
Other chicken products from Costco are the Costco Pinty’s Crispy Chicken Wings, Costco Kirkland Signature Chicken Penne Alfredo, Costco Hampton House Popcorn Chicken, Costco Pinty’s Oven Roasted Chicken Breast Strips, Costco Fresh Additions Fully Cooked Chicken Breast Bites and the Costco Pinty’s Buffalo Chicken Flings.
Location in Store
You can find the Kirkland Signature Seasoned Chicken Wings in the prepared meal deli section. Near the Kirkland Signature lasagna, caesar salad and chicken pot pie. The item number is 43523.
There appears to be a pretty even mix of drumsticks and flat wings in the pack. I chose to barbecue them because it’s summer and thought they’d be a bit tastier on the grill.
I find the wings are pretty tasty. Generally, the meat is on the fatty/gristly side (normal for wings), but these aren’t too bad. In comparison to other wings I’ve tried, these have less fat and gristle. The grill did a nice job of reducing the fat, so I don’t know if they’d taste fattier if done in the oven. The wings are seasoned really well and the flavor is great in my opinion.
The main thing I notice about the flavor of the wings is the saltiness! They’re quite salty. Aside from that, there’s a bit of sweetness and flavor from the other spices (e.g., garlic). The spices on the wings add a mild amount of heat.
Overall these wings are very good, but they’re not exactly quite as juicy or tasty as pub-style wings. I personally prefer a saucy wing so I would appreciate it if sauce came with the Costco wings but it doesn’t.
The cost is dependent on the weight of the tray of wings you buy. I counted about 50 wings in our pack (I counted 51). The tray I bought cost $27.80 at Costco which seems expensive but there are a ton of wings in the one tray.
Fitting all the wings on our normal-size barbecue was a challenge! It’s a bit hard to cook so many individual pieces on a barbecue, particularly making sure they’re all cooked but not overcooked!
You can also bake the wings in the oven or cook them in an air-fryer. The wings need to be kept refrigerated until use and the best before date is four days from the date I purchased the wings.
These are great for a potluck, party, camping or summer barbecue! They don’t come with any dipping sauce so I recommend serving them with an optional dipping sauce. They’re very flavorful and salty on their own but I personally like my wings a bit saucy.
Six wings are 260 calories, 17 grams of fat, 880 milligrams of sodium, five grams of carbohydrates, one gram of fibre, one gram of sugar and 20 grams of protein. I find six wings very filling. You can taste that there’s going to be a lot of sodium in the wings because they are super salty. I do like that there are 20 grams of protein per six wings!
The ingredients list is really straightforward and not very long. There are ingredients I mostly expected to see. Unfortunately, the wings are not gluten-free and also may contain milk, egg, shellfish, crustaceans, tree nuts, peanuts, sesame, soy and mustard.
Give it a try!
These Kirkland wings are a great appetizer for a summer barbecue or are perfect for wing night at home! I recommend serving them with some dipping sauce.
What are your favorite wings to buy from Costco?
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18 thoughts on “Costco Kirkland Signature Seasoned Chicken Wings Review”
I am curious as to whether the sauce on the wings contains any turmeric. My son has a sensitive tummy and they disagreed with him. Someone suggested perhaps there was turmeric in the sauce. Thank you
?? Saturated fat can you tell me
Bought wings for Super Bowl 5 days from now. Should I freeze them?
I bought those before and found them very good, recommended them to my friends. Bought some last week, and they are just terrible, somebody must have dropped a bag of salt in them. They only taste like salt, and a lot, so much that we are throwing them in the garbage 🤮🤮.
I air fried the wings with no sauce and turned out delicious.
They’re super good.
What temperature and for how long, please? Also, did you cook them in single layers?
Thanks in advance.
Hello Natalie, Ryan here. Personally, I absolutely love these Costco wings, they are pre-seasoned already, so IMO, you don’t really need to put sauce on them, as they are very tasty as is, unless you feel like adding another flavour, to the already, tasty seasoning!
Also, they cook very well in a toaster oven, (I, have a Kalorik max air fryer toaster oven! Costco purchased $189.00! Which, I absolutely love! It is an extremely flexible multi-use/multi cookin style, type of oven! You can do rotisserie chickens in it! ), regular oven, or an air fryer!
Plus, 2 – 3 years ago, Costco, used to sell them in the hot chicken section, where they make the pre-roasted, whole chickens, they were sold, already cooked, and you could eat a bunch of them, on the way home! Sadly they don’t pre-cook them anymore, and sell them in the store, with the other roasted chickens! I, loved it when I could buy them already, pre-cooked and hot/ready to eat on-the-spot, or take home, and just rewarm them later! I, wish they would go back to cooking them, within the store!
Anyway, another great review Natalie! Keep up the excellent reviewing, and thank you for all your dedicated, detailed/thorough reviews!
BTW: I, absolutely love your video reviews, as well! Take care and have a nice summer, Natalie and family!
Thank you so much Ryan! I also would enjoy them hot and ready to eat!
That nutritional information is WAY off. A place like Wingstop has 150 calorie wings and most are ~80-100, so it’s at least double what you have listed for 6 and probably more.
The information is from Costco itself.
Hi Natalie. I love the Costco Wings and read all your reviews on your website. You show a picture of the ingredient list but just tell us some of the nutrition information. Is it possible to take a picture of the nutrition label as well so we get all the info. Would be most appreciated. Thanks
Hi Joan! Is it okay if I email it to you? I get it from Costco and it’s their image so I’m a bit wary of posting it on the site but can forward you the info 🙂
Thank you. Would appreciate the complete nutrition count
Hi Natalie, would it be alright if you could email me the nutritional information as well? I’m trying to be a bit healthier and I’d love to have some more information before I buy.
Most wing places deep fry their wings. This is for raw and most people likely bake or grill them. The deep frying adds a ton of calories.
We do these on a spayed/greased tinfoil covered tray in the oven. They are perfect done that way, as they retain more moisture than grilling them on the Barbeque IHMO. A bit of BBQ sauce to dip them is is a nice option, however I would not recommend they add sauce to the package at Costco, as there are so many different sauces for personal preferences available, and they you end up paying for sauce by weight, like all those frozen packages at the grocery store which we avoid.
These were caramelized just right on the sprayed tin foil, in the oven, and fed six of us!