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Cinco de Mayo Glazed Chicken Wings

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  11 reviews
  • 50 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Green chilies and taco seasoning add the piquant flavor but it is the lemon-lime carbonated beverage that adds the sweetness to these chicken wings.

Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006
Linda Drumm
Victor, Idaho

Ingredients

1
tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
2 1/2
lb chicken wings, cut apart at joints, wing tips discarded
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced including tops (about 2 tablespoons)
1
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2
cans (12 oz each) lemon-lime carbonated beverage
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
10
lettuce leaves, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken wings and onions; sprinkle with pepper flakes. Cook uncovered 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned; drain.
  • 2 Stir in carbonated beverage, green chiles and taco seasoning mix. Increase heat to high; cook uncovered 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-high; cook 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken wings are completely glazed, small amount of glaze remains in skillet and juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F).
  • 3 To serve, line serving plate with lettuce; arrange chicken wings over lettuce. Serve immediately.
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken wings and onions; sprinkle with pepper flakes. Cook uncovered 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned; drain.
  • 2 Stir in carbonated beverage, green chiles and taco seasoning mix. Increase heat to high; cook uncovered 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-high; cook 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken wings are completely glazed, small amount of glaze remains in skillet and juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F).
  • 3 To serve, line serving plate with lettuce; arrange chicken wings over lettuce. Serve immediately.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
30%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
850mg
35%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
14g
14%
Protein
23g
23%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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