Want to step up your wing game? Then try this Smoked Cajun Wings recipe that is bursting with flavor and a fantastic smoked flavor and zesty sauce. Thanks to the team at Traeger Grills for posting this great Cajun Smoked Wings recipe.
- 1 TBSP BAKING POWDER
- 1 TSP PAPRIKA
- 1/2 TSP GARLIC POWDER
- 1/2 TSP ONION POWDER
- 1/2 TSP DRIED THYME
- 1/4 TSP DRIED OREGANO
- 1/4 TSP CUMIN
- 1/4 TSP KOSHER SALT
- 1/4 TSP BLACK PEPPER, FRESHLY GROUND
- 1/8 TSP CAYENNE PEPPER
- 3 LB CHICKEN WINGS, CUT INTO DRUMETTES AND FLATS
- 1/4 CUP BUTTER
- 1/4 CUP LOUISIANA-STYLE HOT SAUCE
- 1 TBSP WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE
Rub: In a small bowl, mix together baking powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano, cumin, salt, pepper and cayenne.
Rinse chicken wings and pat dry with paper towels. Place wings in a large bowl and sprinkle on rub, tossing to evenly coat.
Set a wire rack inside an aluminum foil lined baking sheet. Arrange wings in a single layer leaving a little space between each wing. Place baking sheet with wings in refrigerator for 8 hours to overnight.
When ready to cook, start Traeger on Smoke with lid open until fire is established (4-5 minutes). Preheat with lid closed, 10 to 15 minutes.
Smoke wings for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, increase temperature to 350 degrees F and roast for 45 to 50 minutes.
Transfer wings to a large bowl. Add sauce and toss to thoroughly coat wings.
Transfer to a platter and serve immediately with carrot sticks, celery sticks, blue cheese, ranch or desired dipping sauces. Enjoy!