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Grilled Chicken Wings with Spicy Chipotle Hot Sauce and Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dipping Sauce

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 8 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Cook: 18 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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46 chicken wings

Vegetable oil

Salt and freshly ground pepper

Chipotle Hot Sauce, recipe follows

Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dip, recipe follows

Chipotle Hot Sauce:

1 1/2 cups red wine vinegar

3 tablespoons Dijon mustard

2 to 3 tablespoons chipotle pepper puree (depending on how spicy you like it)

3 tablespoons honey

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1 stick unsalted butter, cut into pieces

2 tablespoons ancho chile powder

Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dip:

1 pint thick Greek yogurt

3/4 cup crumbled domestic blue cheese

2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion

3 tablespoons finely sliced scallions

Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Heat grill to high. Toss wings in a few tablespoons of oil and season with salt and pepper. Place on the grill in single layers and grill until golden brown on both sides and just cooked through, about 4 to 5 minutes per side.

Chipotle Hot Sauce:

  1. Whisk together the vinegar, Dijon mustard, chipotle puree, honey, and oil in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet or a large pot on the grates of the grill. Add the hot sauce mixture and bring to a boil. Whisk in the ancho chile powder and season with salt, to taste. Add the wings and cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes. Serve with Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dip.

Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dip:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

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