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Grilled Honey Garlic Wings

Grilled Honey Garlic Wings

By Traeger Kitchen

The perfect blend of sweet and some wood-fired heat, these wings are seasoned with Pork & Poultry Rub, then grilled and tossed in a delicious spicy honey garlic sauce for one out-of-this-world wing.

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours




This recipe serves:


Units of Measurement:
2 1/2 Pound whole chicken wings
As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub
4 Tablespoon (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 Cup honey
1/2 Cup hot sauce
1 1/2 Cup Blue cheese or ranch dressing, for serving


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 350℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. Line a rimmed baking sheet with nonstick foil or parchment paper.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 2

    Segment the wings into three pieces, cutting through the joints. Discard the wing tips or save to make chicken stock. Season the flats and drumettes well with Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub, then arrange in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet, spacing evenly.

    • 2 1/2 Pound whole chicken wings

    • As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 3

    Place the baking sheet with wings on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook until the wings are no longer pink at the bone, 45-50 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 4

    Meanwhile, make the sauce: Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Add the honey and hot sauce and cook until completely combined, 2-3 minutes more. Remove the pot from the heat and cover to keep the sauce warm until the wings finish cooking.

    • 4 Tablespoon (1/2 stick) unsalted butter

    • 2  garlic cloves, minced

    • 1/4 Cup honey

    • 1/2 Cup hot sauce

  • 5

    Transfer the wings to a large bowl. Pour the spicy honey garlic sauce over the wings, turning with tongs to coat.

  • 6

    Return the wings to the grill, arranging directly on the grates. Close the lid and and cook until the sauce sets, 10-15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 7

    Remove the wings from the grill. Serve with ranch or blue cheese dressing. Enjoy!

    • 1 1/2 Cup Blue cheese or ranch dressing, for serving

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