Monday Minute Meals – How to Make the Ultimate Smoked Chicken Wings

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It’s movie night and I know what you’re thinking. What’s the messiest thing I can eat, while watching a movie, while on the nice furniture? That’s Right…. The Ultimate Smoked Wings.

How to Make the Ultimate Smoked Chicken Wings

I would suggest maybe sitting on the blanket and eating, I mean, just in case there are any drips.  Happy Eating, Chef Jason


Yield: 2 lbs of Tasty Wings!!

Prep time: 10 Minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes cooking time

Print Recipe Here: 2021 Ace Recipe - Ultimate Smoked Chicken Wings - Monday Minute Meals


Measure       Ingredient                                                                   Prep Notes      
2 lbs               Chicken Wings, Fresh                                             Defrosted
2 tbsp            Oil, Canola or Vegetable                                                               
4-6 tbsp        Oink Rub, 5280 Culinary                                       Season to taste
4-6 tbsp        Rub A Dub, 5280 Culinary                                    Season to taste
1 Jar               Salsa, pick your favorite brand, flavor and heat level
¼ Cup           Mexican Crema
2 tbsp             Cilantro, Chopped                    

Prep Directions:

  • See above for ALL prep instructions

Cooking Directions:

Load your Traeger with Reserve Blend pellets and heat to 450˚
In a large pan add the wings, oil and seasonings
Mix well to combine (can be mixed and held in the fridge the day before)
Once your Traeger is heated to temp, place the wings on the 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 6-8 minutes per side
In a smaller mixing bowl, combine the salsa and crema and mix well.  Place into a small serving bowl
Remove wings from the grill and place onto a platter
Adjust seasoning if desired
Serve on with Salsa crema and get to dipping

Don’t Have A Traeger Grill:

Try them in your
  • Big Green Egg
  • Weber Gas Grill
  • Weber Charcoal Grill
  • Oven

Shopping List:

Oink Rub, 5280 Culinary
Rub A Dub, 5280 Culinary
Reserve Blend pellets
Meat Thermometer
Published 7/26/21
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