Tequila, chilli and lime chicken wings

Tequila, chilli and lime chicken wings


  • 1 kilogram chicken wings
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • finely grated zest and juice 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons Jose Cuervo tequila
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chipotle chillies in adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon table salt
  • ½ teaspoon cracked pepper
  • 1 red chilli, thinly sliced (optional)
  • handful fresh coriander leaves
  • lime wedges

Spice up your life with a pile of fiery chicken wings matched with the smooth kick of Jose Cuervo Tequila on ice, as featured in the latest issue of dish magazine. Serves 4-6

  1. Place chicken wings in a large non-metallic bowl. Add the remaining ingredients, combine and cover. Refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight.
  2. You will need to line a baking tray with baking paper.
  3. Preheat the oven to 190°C. Place the chicken wings on the prepared baking tray and brush over any remaining marinade.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes, turn the wings over then bake for a further 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  5. To serve: Top the wings with the chilli and coriander leaves and serve with lime wedges for squeezing over.

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