Tequila, chilli and lime chicken wings

Tequila, chilli and lime chicken wings

Ingredients

  • 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
  • teaspoon table salt
  • teaspoon cracked pepper
  • TO SERVE
  • 1 red chilli, thinly sliced (optional)
  • handful fresh coriander leaves
  • lime wedges
  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 190C. 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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