Nopalitos Wings

READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
Recipe by pik5el

Great wings with a cactus marinade. Really, try it.

Top Review by Plaisham

OUCH.....cut the chiotle in half. Ok I am sensitive (read coward??) too hot. Love cactus though...Again a I have used it twice now. On fried TOFU...and on baked tempeh.... Can't get fresh cactus up here....whaaaa But dang is was good!!! Chicken next

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients (except the wings) in a blender or a food processor and puree until it has reached a sauce like consistency.
  2. Set some marinade aside (or make extra) to brush on while grilling.
  3. Place chicken wings and marinade in a large sealable bag and try to get all the air out.
  4. Refrigerate for 4-24 hours, depending on how strong you want the flavor to be.
  5. Remove the chicken wings from the refrigerator and let sit at room temperature for 25-30 minutes while heating the grill.
  6. Grill over medium-high heat, flipping frequently and brushing with the marinade for 15-20 minutes or until cooked through. During the last 5 minutes of grilling do not brush on any more marinade to make sure all the juices cook through.

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