Chicken wings with smoked paprika mayo recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 15 mins to prepare and 35-40 mins to cook, plus marinating
  • 476 calories / serving
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Serve up a plateful of finger-licking chicken wings marinated in a deliciously zesty and sweet sauce and get everyone to tuck in. Dip them into our creamy smoked paprika mayo for an extra special treat.

  1. Combine half the lime zest and juice in a large bowl with the oil, ketchup, honey and cumin. Add the chicken wings and stir well until evenly coated, then transfer to the fridge to marinate for at least 2 hrs, or overnight.
  2. Preheat the oven to gas 4, 180°C, fan 160°C and line a roasting tin with nonstick baking paper. Add the wings, reserving the marinade juices, and roast for 20 mins. Carefully turn the wings and add the remaining marinade, then cook for a further 15-20 mins, until the wings are sticky and browned.
  3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the mayonnaise with the remaining lime juice and zest, garlic and the smoked paprika. Season to taste.
  4. Cool the wings to room temperature and serve with the mayo for dipping.

Tip: If you like your chicken spicy, add a chopped red chilli to the marinade.

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  • Ingredients

  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 12 chicken wings
  • 150g mayonnaise
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbsp ground smoked paprika
  • Energy 1965kj 476kcal 24%
  • Fat 41g 59%
  • Saturates 9g 44%
  • Sugars 4g 4%
  • Salt 0.9g 16%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 3.5g Protein 24.1g Fibre 0.9g


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