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Chili-Lime Chicken Wings

 Chili-Lime Chicken Wings
The ingredient combo of this sauce gives wings a unique and utterly delicious taste. Taste of Home Test Kitchen
24 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min./batch


  • 2-1/2 pounds whole chicken wings
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Oil for deep-fat frying


  • Cut wings into three sections; discard wing tip sections. In a large
  • saucepan, combine the syrup, chili sauce, lime juice and mustard.
  • Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced to about 1 cup.
  • Meanwhile, in a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour,
  • salt, paprika and pepper, add wings a few at a time, and shake to
  • coat.
  • In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry
  • wings, a few at a time, for 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink,
  • turning once. Drain on paper towels. Transfer wings to a large bowl;
  • add sauce mixture and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 2
  • dozen.

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Chili-Lime Chicken Wings (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken wing equals 142 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer