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Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wings

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wings

Category Poultry Quick and Easy Game Day Smoke
Servings 4
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes

When two of your favorite flavors combine, you get these zesty and tangy Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wings. The wings are grilled until perfectly charred on the Pit Boss then tossed in a homemade Buffalo sauce that gets a little help from ranch seasoning. The ranch adds depth and tones down the heat of the Buffalo for a truly mouthwatering bite.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 Tsp Chives, Minced (garnish)
  • 2/3 Cup Hot Pepper Sauce
  • 1/4 Tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted, cubed
  • 3 Lbs Chicken Wings, split
  • 1/8 Tsp Garlic, Granulated
  • 1 Tbsp Ranch Seasoning

Special Tools

  • Large Mixing Bowl (2)
  • Mason Jar
  • Whisk

Directions

  1. Fire up your Pit Boss pellet grill on SMOKE mode and let it run with lid open for 10 minutes then preheat to 425° F. If using a gas or charcoal grill, set it up for medium-high heat.
  2. Place chicken wings in a large mixing bowl. Season with Pit Boss Sweet Heat Rub.
  3. Prepare sauce Set a small cast iron skillet or saucepan on the grill. Add the hot pepper sauce, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, Sweet Heat Rub, cayenne, and granulated garlic to the skillet, and whisk to combine. When the sauce begins to bubble, remove the skillet from the grill and whisk in butter. Transfer the sauce to a mason jar.
  4. Combine 1 cup of the buffalo sauce with ranch seasoning. Set aside.
  5. Place wings on the grill and cook for 20 minutes, flipping and rotating every 3 to 5 minutes.
  6. Remove wings from the grill when internal temperature reaches 165°F. Transfer to a mixing bowl, then pour sauce over. Toss to evenly coat. Garnish with fresh chives and serve warm.


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