How To Make Chicken Wings On The Traeger Recipe

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Thank you to our friends at Traeger for sending us this recipe.  We tweaked it a bit and Ace’d this recipe, just in time for some game day entertaining.  The Reserve Blend Pellets do a great job adding a well-rounded flavor.

Yield: 4-6 People

Prep time: 5 Minutes

Cook time: 50-65 minutes cooking time



Measure  Ingredient                                                    Prep Notes     

2 lbs            Chicken Wings, Fresh                                           

¼ Cup        Traeger Chicken Rub                             or to Taste                  


½ Cup          Fire Honey, 5280 Culinary

2   Tbsp        Garden Rub, 5280 Culinary                 Season to taste

4 Tbsp          Soy Sauce                                                    or Happy Ending BBQ Sauce

1 Tbsp          Lemon Juice, Fresh                                 or to Taste                  

                        Salt, Kosher                                                If needed, to taste      

Prep Directions:

  • See above for ALL prep instructions
  • Load Traeger with RESERVE BLEND PELLETS
  • FOR THE SAUCE: Make while wings are grilling
  • In a small stock pot or cast iron sauce pot add all sauce ingredients
  • Simmer over medium heat for 5-8 minutes or until mixture starts to thicken some
  • For more added flavor, substitute Happy Ending BBQ Sauce for the Soy Sauce

Cooking Directions:

  • Pre heat your Traeger grill to 350 degrees
  • In a large Kingsford pan SKU 8463135 add the wings and seasoning
  • Mix well to combine (can be mixed and held in the fridge the day before)
  • Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes to allow the spices to activate and soak into the wings
  • Once your Traeger is heated to temp, place the wings on the grill grate and close the lid
  • Sear on all sides and move to the rack or cool spot once they are close to done
  • Fully cooked wings will have clear juices and little to no red on the bone
  • Wings will take about 30 minutes per side
  • Remove from the grill and place into a NEW kingsford grill pan
  • Adjust seasoning if desired
  • Toss with Honey Curry Wing sauce and Serve

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