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Roasted Serrano Wings

Traeger Kitchen


Roasted Serrano Wings

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

45 Minutes

Effort

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Hickory

Hot wings are meant to kick you where it counts--right in the taste buds. These fiery wings are so flavorful, you may just cry tears of flavorful joy.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

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  • 4 Pound chicken wings

  • 1 Can (12 oz) beer

  • 2 Teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • Traeger Chicken Rub

  • 1 Pound fresh serrano chile peppers

  • 4 Clove garlic

  • 1 Teaspoon fresh oregano

  • 1 Teaspoon fresh basil

  • 1/2 Teaspoon celery salt

  • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

  • 1 Cup distilled white vinegar

Steps

  • 1

    Place the wings in a large bowl and cover with beer and red pepper flakes. Refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours before grilling.
    Ingredients
    • 4 Pound chicken wings

    • 1 Can (12 oz) beer

    • 2 Teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 2

    Remove wings from brine and pat dry. Trim the wings down into flats and drummettes. Discard the wing tips.
  • 3

    Season liberally with Traeger Chicken Rub.
    Ingredients
    • As Needed Traeger Chicken Rub

  • 4

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 325°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes
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  • 5

    Place the wings and the serrano peppers directly on the grill grate. After 10 minutes, flip the peppers and grill for an additional 5 to 10 minutes, or until the skin is roasted and the peppers have softened.
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    Ingredients
    • 1 Pound fresh serrano chile peppers

  • 6

    Remove the peppers from the grill and flip chicken wings. Allow wings to cook for an additional 20 to 25 minutes while you make the hot sauce.
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  • 7

    Cut the stems off the chile peppers, discard, and put peppers into a food processor with garlic, oregano, basil, celery salt and black pepper.
    Ingredients
    • 4 Clove garlic

    • 1 Teaspoon fresh oregano

    • 1 Teaspoon fresh basil

    • 1/2 Teaspoon celery salt

    • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

  • 8

    Turn on the food processor and slowly pour in the vinegar until the entire mixture is processed and smooth.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Cup distilled white vinegar

  • 9

    Pour approximately 1/2 cup of the sauce into a bowl and take out to the grill.
  • 10

    Dunk each wing in sauce and return to the Traeger for a final 5 minutes. Enjoy!

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