Smoked Chicken Wings

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Smoked Chicken Wings

Prep 10 m

Cook 2 m

Ready In 12 m

8 Servings

295 Calories


"This easy-to-prepare recipe is a surefire winner for your next party. Perfect for watching the game with friends! I use an offset smoker for this recipe, but indirect heat in a 22 1/2 kettle grill works fine too."

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  1. 16 chicken wings, tips discarded

  2. 1/4 cup olive oil

  3. 1/4 cup dry rub for chicken (such as McCormick® Grill Mates®)

  4. 1 pound mesquite wood chips, soaked in water

  5. 1 (8 ounce) bottle blue cheese salad dressing


  1. Place chicken wings in a large bowl. Pour in olive oil; toss with hands until coated. Coat wings evenly with dry rub.

  2. Light charcoal and heat smoker to 170 to 200 degrees F (77 to 93 degrees C) according to manufacturer

  3. Drain wood chips and place half of them directly on the charcoal. Spread wings evenly on the cooking grate skin-side down.

  4. Smoke wings until fragrant, about 1 hour.

  5. Flip wings. Add remaining wood chips to the charcoal. Continue smoking until an instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone reads 165 degrees F (74 degrees C), about 1 hour more.

  6. Serve chicken wings with blue cheese dressing.

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