Cinco de Mayo Glazed Chicken Wings

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.

  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 5

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
  • 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
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    850mg
    850%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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