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overhead shot of Mango Habanero Hot Wings arranged on a white serving plate with celery sticks and carrots set alongside the wings. Two Jars of hot sauce and ranch dipping sauce are also set on the plate.
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Mango Habanero Hot Wings

These Mango Habanero Hot Wings are an appetizer that’s bursting with flavor. Sweet, complex notes of mango complement the wings perfectly, while spicy habanero adds the right amount of heat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken wings, how to make hot wings
Servings: 6
Calories: 301kcal

Ingredients

For the Chicken Wings

  • 2 pounds chicken wings
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • ½ tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper

For the Mango Habanero Sauce

For Serving

  • Celery sticks and/or carrot sticks
  • Bleu Cheese dressing and/or ranch dressing

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper, and lightly grease with cooking spray; set aside.
  • Separate the wings into three pieces; that is, cut every piece at the joint. Discard the wing tips.
    You can also buy precut chicken wings.
  • In a large bowl or ziploc bag combine flour, baking powder, onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the wings to the flour mixture and toss around to coat the wings evenly.
  • Transfer wings to previously prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 40 minutes, flipping them halfway through cooking.
  • In the meantime prepare the Mango Habanero Sauce.
  • In a large cup or bowl whisk together the mango nectar, melted butter, Frank’s Hot Sauce, Chile Habanero sauce, and sugar; whisk until thoroughly combined.
  • Remove chicken wings from oven.
  • Add wings to the prepared sauce and toss around to coat.
  • Transfer wings to a serving platter.
  • Serve with celery sticks and bleu cheese dressing.

Nutrition

Serving: 5ounces | Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 1003mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 753IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 2mg