Mango Habanero Glazed Chicken Wings


Ignite your taste buds with Tropical Heatwave: Mango Habanero Glazed Chicken Wings. These wings combine the sweetness of ripe mangoes with the fiery kick of habanero peppers, creating an irresistible blend of flavors. Perfect for spice lovers, these chicken wings are a fantastic addition to any gathering, offering a tantalizing twist to the classic finger food. The sticky glaze and perfectly cooked wings will have everyone reaching for seconds.

Mango Habanero Glazed Chicken Wings

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Serving Size: 3-4 wings (depending on size)

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 320 kcal
  • Protein: 24g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 85mg
  • Sodium: 400mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 12g


  • 1kg (2.2 lbs) chicken wings
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for coating
  • Mango Habanero Glaze:
    • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled and pitted
    • 2 habanero peppers, seeded
    • 3 tablespoons honey
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
    • Salt to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Toss chicken wings with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Arrange on the baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  4. In a blender, combine mangoes, habanero peppers, honey, garlic, lime juice, vinegar, and salt. Blend until smooth.
  5. Pour the mixture into a saucepan and simmer over medium heat until thickened.
  6. Once the wings are cooked, toss them in the mango habanero glaze.
  7. Serve the glazed wings hot, garnished with lime wedges or fresh herbs.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Adjust the number of habanero peppers to suit your spice tolerance.
  • Bake the wings on a wire rack for extra crispiness.
  • Coat the wings with the glaze while they are hot for maximum flavor absorption.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I grill these wings instead of baking?

Absolutely, grilling adds a nice smoky flavor.

How can I store leftovers?

Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Can I make the glaze ahead of time?

Yes, it can be refrigerated for up to a week.