Maple Chipotle Wings


15 Min


1.25 Hrs



Sweet with heat! The smoky heat of the chipotle peppers mixed with the sweetness of maple syrup makes these wings irresistible.


2-3 pounds of chicken wings

1/2 cup pure maple syrup

1/4 cup unsalted butter

2 garlic cloves, minced

4 teaspoons canned chipotle chilies, minced

1/4 teaspoon salt


Maple Chipotle Wings

Step 1

Preheat pellet grill to 350 °F.

Step 2

Cook your chicken wings in pellet smoker at 350 °F until they reach an internal temperature of 145 °F.

step 3

While wings are cooking, make the sauce. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, bring first 5 ingredients to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer until glaze is reduced to 3/4 cup, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Prepare a Dutch oven with oil for frying. Heat oil to 350 °F.

Step 4

Remove chicken from the smoker and put chicken in your fry basket. Fry chicken until they reach an internal temperature of 165 °F.

Step 5

Place wings on a paper towel lined baking sheet and let cool for 5-10 minutes.

step 6

Toss wings with sauce until completely covered.