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Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs with Buffalo Sauce

Traeger Kitchen


Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs with Buffalo Sauce

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes

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Pellets

Mesquite

Sweet & tangy brown sugar buffalo sauce will have you begging for more of these crispy chicken thighs.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

    Steps

    • 1

      In a gallon resealable bag, combine the buttermilk, egg and chicken thighs. Seal the top and refrigerate for 2 hours.
    • 2

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 375°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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      On a large plate, gently combine the panko breadcrumbs, garlic, salt and pepper. Using tongs, remove the thighs from the buttermilk mixture one at a time and place them into the seasoned breadcrumbs. Make sure to cover all areas of your chicken with the breadcrumbs. Place on a sheet tray lined with foil or parchment paper.
    • 4

      Bake the breaded chicken for 15 to 18 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 175°F.
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    • 5

      While the chicken is baking, make the brown sugar buffalo sauce. In a medium saucepan, combine the brown sugar, buffalo sauce and water over medium-high heat. Bring to a rolling boil, stirring frequently for about 5 minutes, then remove from the heat. Transfer to a pitcher or measuring glass with a pourable spout.
    • 6

      Brush chicken thighs with the brown sugar buffalo sauce. Enjoy!
    • 7

      Finish with the brown sugar buffalo sauce. Enjoy!

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