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  • Writer's pictureJoselyn Schmitt

Easy Mexican Chicken Wings

Updated: Aug 1, 2023

Easy to make, minimal prep and cleanup baked Mexican chicken wings.

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Mexican Chicken Wings

Baked Mexican Chicken Wings


Wings

2 lbs. chicken wings

2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. pepper

1 tsp. chili powder

1/2 tsp. chipotle powder or paprika

1 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. cumin

2 tbsp. lemon juice

1 tsp. red pepper flakes, optional*


Combine wings with the spices. Line a baking tray with aluminum foil then place a wire baking rack on the baking sheet. Place wings on the wire rack. Bake in a preheated oven at 400F for 30 - 35 minutes. Do not turn the wings. Wings are done when the bone easily pulls out of the meat.

Toss in the Mexican Wing Sauce and broil for an additional 2 minutes.

Or if uncoated wings are preferred, broil 2 minutes and serve sauce separately for dipping only.


Mexican Wing Sauce

1/4 cup butter

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. chili power

1 cup salsa

1 tbsp. lemon juice

1 tbsp. water

1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

1/8 tsp. salt

1 tsp. hot sauce, Marie Sharps, optional*

Cilantro, chopped


In a small saucepan fry garlic powder and chili power in the butter for a few seconds. Add in the rest. Simmer for 10 minutes. Blend until smooth. Ready to serve as dipping sauce or toss chicken wings.


*Notes

Red pepper flakes and hot sauce are optional. Add according to your heat preference.

Wings are delicious paired with any buffalo wing sauce or a creamy sauce.



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