Tequila-Marinated Crispy Chicken Wings

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by teresas

The tequila tenderizes these tasty chicken wings and give them a delicious flavor. Serve accompanied by corn tortillas, re-fried beans, salsa, and chilled beer. Cooking time does not include marinating time...

Top Review by KateL

Very tasty and easy! Between the dark chili powder and 2 tsp. chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, the flavor was a bit intense for me, so I needed a piece of celery after each wing piece (and wished I had had some bleu cheese dip, too). It's very cold outside right now, so I elected to bake in the oven (on parchment paper-covered full sheet) for 30 min @ 425F, flip, then 15 min more. (The 2 pounds of wings fit my 2-qt. Corning casserole dish perfectly for marination, and fit my full sheet pan perfectly for baking.) I'm ready for the football playoffs! Made for Please Review My Recipe tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the chicken wings into 2 pieces at the joint, discarding the tips.
  2. Place the chicken wings in a non metallic dish and add the remaining ingredients.
  3. Toss well to coat, then cover and let marinated in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  4. Preheat the grill.
  5. Cook the chicken over hot coals, turning occasionally, for 15-20 minutes, or until crisply browned and the juices run clear when a skewer is inserted into the thickest part of the meat.
  6. Serve at once.

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