With summer in full force, we’re grilling everything, including chicken wings. In this recipe, we marinate the chicken with honey, minced jalapeños and lime zest for a sticky wing that has the perfect kick of spice with just a little bit of sweetness.
If you’re a real spice fanatic, try using hot honey instead of regular to give your wings even more kick.
Grilled Jalapeño-Honey Chicken Wings
Recipe from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen
Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes, plus 1 hour marinating time
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes, plus 1 hour marinating time
1 pound chicken wings, separated at the joints
¼ cup honey
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon lime zest
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 jalapeños—stemmed, seeded and minced
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Lime wedges, for serving
1. In a large bowl, toss all the ingredients, except the lime wedges, together. Marinate for 1 hour.
2. Light a grill. Grill the chicken wings until charred and cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to a platter and serve with lime wedges.
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