WTF Do I Do With
G&R Farms Vidalia® Onions ?!

‐ Smoked Chicken Wings with Caramelized Sweet Onions ‐

Chicken Wings

1 G&R Farms Vidalia® Onion

4 lb chicken wings

2 tbsp minced garlic

1 cup chicken stock

10 fresh rosemary sprigs

3 tbsp kosher salt

1½ tbsp black pepper


Caramelized Onions

1 sweet onion

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 1 hr 30 min

(after overnight prep)

Servings: 4

1 Warm the oil over medium heat. Add sweet onions and cook for 9 minutes. Toss the onions, add garlic, and cook for another 2 minutes. Add the stock and 1 tbsp salt; stir until salt dissolves.

2 Stir in 4 rosemary sprigs and cook for an additional 2 minutes before removing from heat. Use 6 ice cubes to cool down.

3 Add the chicken wings to a large zip-top bag. Once marinade is cool, pour it into the bag. Remove as much air as possible and seal. Refrigerate overnight.

4 Prepare a smoker with soaked oak wood chips and heat to 300° F. Alternatively, prepare a charcoal grill for smoking and heat it to medium-low heat.

5 Transfer the chicken wings from the marinade to a baking sheet. Season the chicken with the remaining 2 tbsp kosher salt and black pepper. Halve the Vidalia Onion, then peel and cut. Lay on a separate piece of foil, bringing the sides up and crimping to close to create a packet.

6 Place the chicken wings and onion packet in the smoker or grill. Add the remaining 6 rosemary sprigs on top of the chicken.

7 Smoke chicken wings for 30 minutes, then flip over. Cook another 20 minutes or until internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165° F.

8 If the onions have not caramelized, let them cook another 10­­–15 minutes or until golden brown.

9 Place chicken wings on platter, top with caramelized onions, serve warm, and enjoy!

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