Tequila Citrus Chicken Wings

Tequila Citrus Chicken Wings


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 pounds small chicken wings
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 6 tablespoons MAGGI Seasoning Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Assorted vegetables
  • Ranch or blue cheese dressing for dipping


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Brown chicken wings in batches for 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  3. Remove from skillet; set aside. Drain skillet.
  4. Place tequila, orange juice, lime juice, seasoning sauce, honey, orange peel, chili powder and cumin in same skillet. Cook over medium heat until boiling.
  5. Add chicken wings; return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes or until sauce is thickened and chicken wings are fully cooked.
  6. Serve with assorted vegetables and ranch dressing.

Yield: 4 servings

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Nestlé® and meals.com