Chicken Wings with Habanero Citrus Glaze


Recipe: Chicken Wings with Habanero Citrus Glaze

Summary: Grown up Hot Wings- not for the kiddos, these are for the ones that like it “The Hotter the Better” but it’s the good tasty heat that sneaks up from behind with a sweet citrus glaze that just makes it awesomeness!!


  • 1 1/2 lb frozen wings- thawed
  • 1/3 cup Orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup Orange juice prepared
  • 1 Habanero peppers, or Scotch Bonnet fine diced and seeded (where gloves and do not touch eyes)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 3/4 cups hot sauce like Franks Wing Sauce or your preference


  1. Combine orange marmalade, orange juice and habanero, garlic, lime juice and hot sauce in a small nonstick saucepan and whisk to blend. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for a few minutes or until reduced to a glaze-like consistency. Hold hot above 140°F.
  2. If you like yours breaded, season flour with salt and pepper and toss in flour. Deep fry wings at 350°F for 5 to 6 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  3. Combine wings and habanero citrus glaze in a oven dish and toss to evenly coat and place in preheated oven at 350°F  for 15 – 20 minutes or just to begin sizzling.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 25 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4


Photo credit: avlxyz / / CC BY-SA



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