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Vietnamese Chicken Wings

Traeger Kitchen


Vietnamese Chicken Wings

Prep Time

8

Hours

Cook Time

1

Hours

Serves

3 - 5

People

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What's this?

Vietnamese marinade infuses wings with a punch of flavor to give your tastebuds a sample of Southeast Asia.

Ingredients

  • 3 Pound chicken wings

  • 2 Tablespoon garlic, minced

  • 1/4 Cup finely chopped shallot

  • 1/4 Cup ginger, minced

  • 3 Tablespoon Scallion whites, chopped

  • 1/2 Cup Lemongrass Bottoms, chopped

  • 3 Tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • Cup fish sauce

  • 3 Tablespoon lime juice

  • 3 Tablespoon peanut oil

  • 1 Teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 Cup Peanuts, Dry-Roasted, Chopped

  • 1/4 Cup cilantro, finely chopped

Steps

  • 1

    Split wings at the joint and remove the tips. Rinse the wings under cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside in a large bowl.
  • 2

    Combine the garlic (roughly chopped), shallots, ginger, scallions, lemongrass, brown sugar, fish sauce, lime juice, and peanut oil in a food processor and process until smooth. Pour the marinade over the wings and place in a large resealable plastic bag. Refrigerate overnight.
  • 3

    When ready to cook, start your Traeger grill on Smoke. Preheat with lid closed, 5 minutes.
  • 4

    Remove the wings from the marinade. Reserve the marinade and put in a small pot and bring to a boil and then remove from heat. Use to brush the wings while they cook.
  • 5

    Place the wings on the grill, season with 1 tsp salt and smoke for 30 minutes.
  • 6

    After 30 minutes, increase grill temperature to 350 degrees F and roast for 45 to 50 minutes turning once halfway through and brushing on reserved sauce when turned.
  • 7

    Remove wings from grill, place the wings on a serving platter and garnish with the peanuts and cilantro. Enjoy!