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AKORN Auto-Kamado Chicken Wings

Prep Time: 60 Min | Cook Time: 30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1
    12- 18 chicken wings
  • 2
    3 Tbsp salt
  • 3
    4 Tbsp of your favorite wing seasoning or sauce

Hey everyone, I swear the Akorns were built to cook chicken wings. I’m not even kidding, these cookers are perfect for all the elements you need to make a good chicken wing and now with the Auto Kamado it's just that much easier. Today what we are going to do is really try to combine three different techniques to make some delicious wings. We’re going to smoke them, get some of that old school chargrilled flavor on them, then try to use the air in the cooker along with some spray butter to get a fried effect on that skin. Very few things beat a great live fire cooked chicken wing and I really do hope you give these a shot because I was extremely happy with how they came out. This is a play on a high heat wing technique I came up with on the Akorn a couple of years ago so to avoid burning we’re just going to season with a salt dry brine in the beginning and add flavors at the end. I mention that now because it’s very important for this specific technique. Other than that, absolutely make it your own and let me know what you think of it.

Instructions:

  1. Place your chicken wings on a raised wire rack and season both sides with the salt, then place back in the refrigerator for 1 to 4 hours.
  2. Bring the Akorn Auto Kamado up to 320 degrees with 1 chunk of hickory wood.
  3. Remove wings from the refrigerator and place on the grill grate above the heat diffuser.
  4. After closing the lid up the temp on the Auto Kamado to 450 degrees.
  5. After 10 min flip wings over and rotate the grate ¼ turn.
  6. After an additional 10 min, spray both sides of the wings with spray butter or another fat of your choice, rotate the grate ¼ turn and close for another 10 min.
  7. After a total of 30 min on the cooker the wings should be atleast at 195 degrees internal temp, if they are, remove them and place them in a large ziplock bag and add desired seasoning or sauce to them to spread it over the wings evenly.
  8. Plate and serve.


Author: Steve Dotson
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