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Buffalo Chicken Thighs

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Mesquite

Bold buffalo kicks these chicken thighs up a notch for your next game day party.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

  • Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 2 Cup Buffalo wing sauce

  • 8 Tablespoon butter

  • blue cheese crumbles, for serving

  • ranch dressing, for serving

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 450°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill450 ˚F

  • 2

    Generously season the chicken thighs with Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub and place directly on the grill grate.

    Grill450 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

    • As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 3

    Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, flipping once.

    Grill450 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup Buffalo wing sauce

    • 4 Tablespoon butter

  • 4

    In a small saucepan, combine the wing sauce and the butter over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup Buffalo wing sauce

    • 4 Tablespoon butter

  • 5

    Dip the cooked chicken thighs into the wing sauce and butter mixture, turning to coat both sides evenly.

    Grill450 ˚F

    Probe175 ˚F

  • 6

    Return the sauced chicken thighs to the grill and cook for an additional 4 to 5 minutes, or until the internal temperature reads 175°F on an instant-read meat thermometer.

    Grill450 ˚F

    Probe175 ˚F

  • 7

    Sprinkle with the blue cheese and drizzle with ranch dressing, if desired. Enjoy!

    Ingredients

    • blue cheese crumbles, for serving

    • ranch dressing, for serving

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