Top view of Smoked Maple-Bourbon Chicken Wings in a cast iron pan

Cast Iron Smoked Maple-Bourbon Chicken Wings

With a rich, smoky, sticky glaze, these Cast Iron Smoked Maple-Bourbon Chicken Wings will sure be a hit at your next party and will definitely go fast.

Top view of Smoked Maple-Bourbon Chicken Wings in a cast iron pan
Off center view of sticky chicken wings in a cast iron pan.

Cast Iron Smoked Maple-Bourbon Chicken Wings

With a rich, smoky, sticky glaze, these Cast Iron Smoked Maple-Bourbon Chicken Wings will sure be a hit at your next party and will definitely go fast.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Smoked Maple Bourbon Chicken Wings
Servings: 5
Calories: 702kcal

Equipment

  • Smoker
  • 13-inch cast iron skillet
  • 2.5 qt Dutch oven

Ingredients

  • lbs. chicken wings

Wing Glaze

  • 2 tbsp shallots (1 small); minced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup not pancake syrup
  • ½ cup bourbon
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp adobo sauce

Instructions

  • Smoke chicken wings at 200°F using apple or pecan chips for 1 hour.
  • Remove wings from smoker and place in the cast iron skillet.
  • Increase smoker temperature to 375°F.
  • Return wings to the smoker and smoke for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile make the glaze.

Wing Glaze

  • Melt the butter in the dutch oven or similar.
  • Add the shallots and sauté until tender; 2-4 minutes.
  • Add the maple syrup, bourbon, ketchup, mustard, and adobo sauce; stir well.
  • Simmer until mixture gets thick; about 20 minutes.
  • Remove chicken wings from the smoker and baste sauce on each side of the wings.
  • Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 702kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 187mg | Sodium: 618mg | Potassium: 459mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 504IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 2mg

2 Comments

  1. Mary Devereaux

    what if one doesn’t have a smoker? have any oven or grill conversion?

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