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Eight Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken Wings on a silver platter getting ready to be served. There are two spent limes and a dish of samal oelek in the background.

Grilled Margarita Tequila Lime Chicken Wings

  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Wings 1x
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Grilling
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

All of the Chicken Wings with a Margarita Kick. These Grilled Margarita Tequila Lime Chicken Wings are tasty and a great addition to your grilling arsenal.


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Ingredients

For Margarita Tequila Lime Sauce Sauce

  • 4 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 Teaspoons Sambal Oelek
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • ½ cup tequila

For Wings:

  • 8 Chicken Wings
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, To Taste

Instructions

  1. Turn medium saucepan to medium low and add butter
  2. Add cornstarch to small dish and add in water. Stir and set aside
  3. Once butter has melted, add Sambal Oelek, lime juice, and sugar to saucepan and stir together
  4. Add tequila
  5. Bring to a boil and allow to boil for approximately 5 minutes
  6. Re-stir cornstarch slurry and add to boiling sauce
  7. Continue stirring until sauce thickens
  8. Remove and set aside
  9. Preheat Grill to 425, but make sure there is a direct heat zone and an indirect heat zone
  10. Salt and pepper wings liberally
  11. Place wings, skin side down, onto the hot side of the grill and allow to cook for 5 minutes
  12. Turn and cook an additional 5 minutes
  13. Move to indirect heat and allow to cook for 10 minutes
  14. Take the temp. If it is less than 165, flip and wait 5 minutes.
  15. Repeat the last step until the chicken reaches an internal temp of 165.
  16. In a large bowl toss wings and sauce together until fully coated.
  17. Serve

Keywords: Tequila Lime Chicken