Fajita Chicken Wings

The ultimate party food. After soaking up Southwestern flavors, these wings will be especially popular.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 5 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

12
chicken wings, tips removed

Marinade

1/4
cup lime juice
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
3
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
clove garlic, finely chopped

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  • 1 Cut each chicken wing in half; place in large resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add marinade ingredients; seal bag. Turn bag to coat wings. Refrigerate at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours, turning bag occasionally.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Drain chicken wings, reserving marinade. Place chicken on broiler pan.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 60 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F), brushing occasionally with reserved marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Serve warm.
  • 1 Cut each chicken wing in half; place in large resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add marinade ingredients; seal bag. Turn bag to coat wings. Refrigerate at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours, turning bag occasionally.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Drain chicken wings, reserving marinade. Place chicken on broiler pan.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 60 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F), brushing occasionally with reserved marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For more lime flavor, add the grated peel from 1 lime to the marinade.

Serve the hot wings on a tray lined with lettuce. Arrange strips of bell pepper and stalks of green onions with the wings.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.