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Tequila Lime Wings
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins

Tequila paired with chicken wings and lime. Its Spring Break in food form.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Author: Derek Wolf
  • 1 lbs of Wingettes
  • 1/4 cup of tequila
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar
  • 1 tbsp ancho chili powder
  • 1 tbsp chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2 fresh limes juiced
  • Salt & Pepper Season to preference
  1. In a plastic bag, mix tequila, agave nectar, ancho chili powder, chili flakes, cummin, salt, pepper and lime juice. Add wings to bag and mix thoroughly. Place in refrigerator for 4-6 hours.
  2. Using some Cowboy Hardwood Lump Charcoal, light fire and let burn for 15-20 minutes. Add 3-4 pieces of apple wood to the top of the fire every 30 minutes for added flavor.
  3. When grills reach medium heat, rake coals to one side of grilling area and place wings on opposite side.

  4. Grill wings for 20-25 minutes flipping around the 10-12 minute mark. Wings are ready when internal temperature is at 165F. Serve & enjoy!

  1. Do not throw away tequila lime brine! In a separate pan, pour in tequila lime brine and let simmer over fire for 10 minutes. Toss wings in brine, serve & enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Gear: Cowboy Charcoal