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Grilled Hot Wings 3 Ways

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This recipe serves up classic chicken wings in not one, but three different varities. A classic Buffalo sauce sets the pace, while a smoky barbecue sauce and Asian sesame chile sauce take us outside of our comfort zone. It'll be hard to pick your favorite, we guarantee.

Notes

Click here to see this recipe created on HUNGRY's Grill This with Nathan Lippy.

Ingredients

For the chicken wings

  • 3 dozen chicken wings
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil, plus more to grease the grill
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Buffalo sauce

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 Cup hot sauce
  • 1/4 Cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Carrot and celery sticks, for serving

For the Asian sesame chile sauce

  • 1/4 Cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons ponzu
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Thai hot sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 Cup roughly chopped dry-roasted peanuts
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro

For the smokey barbecue sauce

  • 1 1/2 Cup ketchup
  • 1 Cup large beer
  • 1 Tablespoon agave nectar
  • 2 Teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon smoked chipotle powder
  • 4-5 dashes of liquid smoke

Directions

For the chicken wings

Place a large grill pan over medium-high heat or heat an outdoor grill to high. Brush with olive oil to lightly coat.

In a large bowl, toss the chicken wings with the 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt, and pepper. Place the wings on the grill and cook, turning occasionally, until well marked and cooked through, about 10 minutes. 

For the Buffalo sauce

Place a small saucepan over medium heat and melt the butter. Whisk in the hot sauce and heat through, stirring occasionally. Toss the wings in the Buffalo sauce and garnish with blue cheese, carrots, and celery. 

For the Asian sesame chile sauce

Place a small saucepan over medium heat and add all of the ingredients except the peanuts and the cilantro. Stir to combine and heat the sauce through, stirring occasionally. Toss with the wings and garnish with the peanuts and cilantro. 

For the smokey barbecue sauce

In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine all of the ingredients and heat the sauce through, stirring occasionally. Toss wings in the sauce and serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving503
Total Fat34g53%
Sugar18gN/A
Saturated14g68%
Cholesterol159mg53%
Protein23g47%
Carbs26g9%
Vitamin A155µg17%
Vitamin B120.4µg6.1%
Vitamin B60.8mg38.5%
Vitamin C14mg24%
Vitamin D0.3µg0.1%
Vitamin E3mg15%
Vitamin K14µg17%
Calcium62mg6%
Fiber2g6%
Folate (food)33µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)33µg8%
Iron1mg8%
Magnesium44mg11%
Monounsaturated14gN/A
Niacin (B3)8mg41%
Phosphorus208mg30%
Polyunsaturated5gN/A
Potassium479mg14%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg16.6%
Sodium1242mg52%
Sugars, added6gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg7.4%
Trans0.5gN/A
Zinc2mg12%