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Chipotle Honey Chicken Wings

Chipotle Honey Chicken Wings

By Traeger Kitchen

Sticky and sweet, these chipotle wings hit the mark with an irresistible spicy and tangy glaze.

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

30 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
2 Pound chicken wings, flats and drumettes separated
As Needed Traeger Blackened Saskatchewan Rub
To Taste Traeger Chicken Rub
1 Can (7 oz) chipotle peppers in adobo
4 Tablespoon unsalted butter
1 Tablespoon honey
2 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
As Needed Avocado crema, ranch, or blue cheese dressing, for serving
lime wedges, for serving


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 2

    Spread the chicken flats and drumettes on a baking sheet and season lightly on both sides with Traeger Blackened Saskatchewan Rub and Traeger Chicken Rub.

    • 2 Pound chicken wings, flats and drumettes separated

    • As Needed Traeger Blackened Saskatchewan Rub

    • To Taste Traeger Chicken Rub

  • 3

    Place the chicken wings on the grill grate and cook for 30 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 4

    Meanwhile, put the butter and chipotles into a saucepan and melt the butter over low heat. After the butter has melted, puree the mixture in a blender or using an immersion blender. Whisk in the honey and lime juice. (Add more honey or lime to taste.)

    • 1 Can (7 oz) chipotle peppers in adobo

    • 4 Tablespoon unsalted butter

    • 1 Tablespoon honey

    • 2 Tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 5

    Once the wings are cooked through, transfer them to a bowl and toss with the chipotle honey-lime glaze. Serve the wings with avocado crema, ranch or blue cheese dressing and garnish with lime wedges. Enjoy!

    • As Needed Avocado crema, ranch, or blue cheese dressing, for serving

    •  lime wedges, for serving

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