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Smoked Dry Rub Wings

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Dry Rub Wings

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

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Pellets

Mesquite

Most wing recipes have you swimming in sauce, but these dry rubbed wings are a healthier alternative that cut the mess, but not the flavor.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

    Steps

    • 1

      For the Brine: Whisk together brine ingredients with 4 cups water in a large bowl or container until the brown sugar and salt have dissolved.
    • 2

      Add wings to the brine. Cover and put in the refrigerator and let the wings brine for 24 hours.
    • 3

      Remove the wings from the brine, rinse off and pat dry.
    • 4

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
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    • 5

      For the Rub: In a small bowl, mix together dry rub ingredients. Coat the wings with the rub on all sides.
    • 6

      Place the wings on the grill grate and smoke for 60 to 90 minutes. Remove from the grill.
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    • 7

      Increase grill temperature to 450°F and preheat, lid closed 15 minutes. Place the wings back on the grill and cook for about 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until the wings are golden brown with a little bit of crunch.
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    • 8

      Remove the wings from the grill and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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