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Spicy Honey Lime Chicken Wings

Baked Spicy Honey Lime Chicken Wings tossed in a sweet and spicy sticky honey lime sauce!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken, spicy, wings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Author Tiffany

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken wings
  • 2-3 tablespoons oil (vegetable, canola, take your pick)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Sauce

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup hot sauce (I used Frank's original hot sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • zest of 1 lime
  • juice of 3 limes
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400. Line a large baking sheet with nonstick foil. Place two wire racks (like wire cooling racks, the kind you use for cookies etc) on top of the foil.
  • Place chicken wings in a large bowl. Drizzle with the oil and toss to coat. Place in a single layer on the wire racks (on top of baking sheet), sprinkle with salt and pepper, and bake for 30-40 minutes, turning once half way through, til crispy and golden.
  • While chicken wings are baking, prepare the sauce. Combine butter, hot sauce, cilantro, garlic, lime zest and juice, brown sugar, honey, and salt and pepper to a medium sauce pan. Stir over medium heat until butter is melted. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and allow to cook for 10-15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl whisk together cold water and corn starch. Stir mixture into the sauce until thickened. Remove from heat.
  • When chicken wings are done, toss in the sauce, then serve.

Notes

Recipe will serve 6 as an appetizer and 3 as an entree.