Apricot Glazed Grilled Chicken Wings

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 12 min.
Cook Time: 18 min.
Total: 30 min.
Apricot preserves and red pepper make these chicken wings a perfect blend of sweet and spicy.

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs chicken wings, tips removed, and cut at the joint
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 garlic cloves, mashed
  • 1 Tbs chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • juice from one lime, about 2 tablespoons
  • 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 2 Tbs chopped chives
  • fresh lime wedges for garnish

Directions

  • Season wings with salt. Heat grill to medium high.
  • In the bowl of a food processor (small if available), combine preserves, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, limejuice, vinegar, and cumin process until smooth. Add chives.
  • Place wings on the grill and cook for 8-10 minutes. Turn, and grill for another 5-6 minutes. With a pastry brush or spoon, brush the sauce on the wings. Cook for about 1 minute, and turn. Repeat on other side of wings. Cook for another 1 minute. Wings should register 170º F when tested with an instant read thermometer.
  • Serve the wings garnished with lime wedges.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 670
  Calories from Fat 306 (46%)
(52%)Total Fat 34g
(50%)Saturated Fat 10g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(0%)Sodium 0mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 42g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(98%)Protein 49g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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