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Chili Lime Chicken Wings

Chili Lime Chicken Wings are BAKED chicken wings that are simple to make and loaded with flavor thanks to a mixture of chili sauce and fresh lime juice and zest. The skin is so crispy on these you won’t believe they aren’t fried!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 556kcal
Author: Serene


  • pounds  chicken wings and drumettes
  • tsp  baking powder
  • tsp  salt
  • tsp  black pepper
  • Chili Lime Sauce
  • tbsp  chili garlic sauce
  • tbsp  melted butter
  • tbsp  honey
  • tsp  lime zest 1 reg lime
  • tbsp  fresh lime juice 1 reg lime


  • Preheat oven to 450℉. Line large baking sheet with foil and place wire rack on top. Set aside.
  • Dry chicken wings and drumettes with paper towels. Get the chicken as dry as possible. 
  • Add baking powder, salt and pepper to a large bowl. Mix together. Add the chicken and coat the chicken in the baking powder mixture. 
  • Lay the chicken on a baking sheet lined with foil and topped with a wire rack. Make sure the chicken is not touching.
  • Bake chicken for 20 minutes. Flip the chicken over using tongs or forks and bake again for 15 more minutes.
  • While the chicken is baking prepare the sauce. Combine the chili garlic sauce, honey, melted butter, and lime juice and zest in a small bowl. Stir together. If the butter won't mix, heat the sauce in the microwave or in a saucepan briefly just until combined. 
  • After the chicken has baked, remove from the oven and brush with the sauce.
  • Cook the chicken for an additional 15 minutes with the sauce on. Remove from the oven and serve. 


Calories: 556kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 43g | Sodium: 995mg | Sugar: 5g