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BBQ Game Day Chicken Wings and Thighs

BBQ Game Day Chicken Wings and Thighs

By Traeger Kitchen

Score big with this chicken. These wings and thighs are generously seasoned with our Traeger Chicken Rub giving it some citrus spice and then smoked on sweet cherry wood for some deep dark meat flavor.

Prep Time

10 Min

Cook Time

50 Min




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurement:
10 chicken thighs
30 chicken wings
1/2 Cup olive oil
1/2 Cup Traeger Chicken Rub


  • 1

    Place thighs and wings in a large bowl. Add the olive oil and Traeger Chicken Rub and mix well. Cover bowl and refrigerate for 3 to 8 hours.

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 375℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

  • 3

    Place chicken directly on the grill grate and cook for 45 minutes. Check the internal temperature of the chicken, it is considered done at 165℉, however, a finished temperature of 175 to 180℉ results in a better texture in dark meat.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C

  • 4

    Once the finished temperature is reached, remove chicken from the grill and let rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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