Grilled Chicken Wings With Florida Orange Mescal Glaze

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Florida orange juice
  • ½ cup Mescal or tequila
  • ¼ cup  agave syrup
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle pepper purée*
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

Florida Orange Mescal Glaze:

  • 2 cups Florida orange juice
  • ½ cup Mescal or tequila
  • ¼ cup  agave syrup
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle pepper purée*
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

Preparation

Grilled Chicken Wings With Florida Orange Mescal Glaze
Step 1:

Prepare Florida Orange Mescal Glaze:  Place Florida orange juice and mescal in saucepan; cook over medium heat until volume is reduced by two-thirds.  Remove from heat; stir in agave syrup, olive oil, chipotle pepper purée, cumin and chili powder. Reserve.

Step 2:

Combine one-half of prepared Florida Orange Mescal Glaze with chicken wings, Florida orange slices, red onions and cilantro in large bowl; toss to coat thoroughly.

Step 3:

Place chicken wing mixture in covered container; marinate in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or up to 3 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining Florida Orange Mescal glaze.

Step 4:

Remove chicken wings from marinade; discard marinade. Season chicken wings with salt and pepper to taste; grill over medium-high heat until cooked through. Toss with remaining prepared Florida Orange Mescal Glaze and lime juice; serve.

*For chipotle pepper purée:  Purée one (7-ounce) can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce in blender. Refrigerate remaining purée for other uses.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size10-12
Amount per serving
Calories
245.3
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat6.6g 8%
    • Saturated Fat1.4g 7%
    • Trans Fat.1g
  • Cholesterol64.7mg 22%
  • Sodium179.3mg 8%
  • Total Carbohydrate14.6g 5%
    • Dietary Fiber1.5g 5%
    • Total Sugars10.5g 21%
  • Protein25.8g 52%
  • Vitamin A1113.8mcg 124%
  • Vitamin C36.7mg 41%
  • Calcium43.4mg 3%
  • Thiamin.1mg 8%
  • Potassium410.7mg 9%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.