Grilled Margarita Chicken Wings are marinated in tequila, lime and orange juices, chipotle seasoning and salt and then grilled or smoked to perfection.
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Grilled Margarita Chicken Wings

Grilled Margarita Chicken Wings are marinated in tequila, lime and orange juices, chipotle seasoning and salt and then grilled or smoked to perfection.
Prep Time2 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time3 hrs
Course: Appetizer, Entree
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Grilled Chicken Wings, Margarita Chicken Wings
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 422kcal

Ingredients

  • 2.5 pounds chicken wings
  • 1/3 cup tequila
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon Margarita salt
  • 1 tablespoon bold chipotle seasoning
  • 2 limes, quartered
  • 1 bunch cilantro

Instructions

  • Combine the tequila and juices. Pour over the chicken wings in a Ziploc bag.
  • Add the salt and chipotle seasoning to the wings. Seal the bag and shake the bag to coat the wings.
  • Marinade for 2 hours.
  • Cook the wings on a grill set to 250-300°. Turn the wings to cook all sides of the wings.
  • When chicken reaches 165° and juices run clear, remove from grill.
  • Garnish the wings with lime quarters and cilantro. Squeeze the limes over the wings before eating.

Nutrition

Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 1859mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 515IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 3mg