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Vietnamese Chicken Wings

Vietnamese Chicken Wings

By Traeger Kitchen

Vietnamese marinade infuses wings with a punch of flavor to give your tastebuds a sample of Southeast Asia.

Prep Time

8 Hours

Cook Time

1 Hours




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Units of Measurement:
3 Pound chicken wings
2 Tablespoon garlic, minced
1/4 Cup finely chopped shallot
1/4 Cup ginger, minced
3 Tablespoon Scallion whites, chopped
1/2 Cup roughly chopped lemongrass bottoms
3 Tablespoon brown sugar, packed
Cup fish sauce
3 Tablespoon lime juice
3 Tablespoon peanut oil
1 Teaspoon Salt
1/4 Cup Peanuts, Dry-Roasted, Chopped
1/4 Cup cilantro, finely chopped


  • 1

    Split wings at the joint and remove the tips. Rinse the wings under cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside in a large bowl.

    • 3 Pound chicken wings

  • 2

    Combine the garlic (roughly chopped), shallots, ginger, scallions, lemongrass, brown sugar, fish sauce, lime juice, and peanut oil in a food processor and process until smooth. Pour the marinade over the wings and place in a large resealable plastic bag. Refrigerate overnight.

    • 2 Tablespoon garlic, minced

    • 1/4 Cup finely chopped shallot

    • 1/4 Cup ginger, minced

    • 3 Tablespoon Scallion whites, chopped

    • 1/2 Cup roughly chopped lemongrass bottoms

    • 3 Tablespoon brown sugar, packed

    • Cup fish sauce

    • 3 Tablespoon lime juice

    • 3 Tablespoon peanut oil

  • 3

    When ready to cook, start your Traeger grill on Smoke. Preheat with lid closed, 5 minutes.

  • 4

    Remove the wings from the marinade. Reserve the marinade and put in a small pot and bring to a boil and then remove from heat. Use to brush the wings while they cook.

  • 5

    Place the wings on the grill, season with 1 tsp salt and smoke for 30 minutes.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

    Super Smoke

    • 1 Teaspoon Salt

  • 6

    After 30 minutes, increase grill temperature to 350 degrees F and roast for 45 to 50 minutes turning once halfway through and brushing on reserved sauce when turned.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 7

    Remove wings from grill, place the wings on a serving platter and garnish with the peanuts and cilantro. Enjoy!

    • 1/4 Cup Peanuts, Dry-Roasted, Chopped

    • 1/4 Cup cilantro, finely chopped

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