Tex Mex chicken wings recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 1 hr 20 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 230 calories / serving
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In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, tabasco sauce, cayenne pepper, paprika, tomato puree and lime juice with some seasoning.

Coat the chicken wings in the marinade, mix well and cover and chill for 1 hour.

Pre-heat the oven to 200° C.

Remove the wings from the fridge and arrange on roasting trays. Allow to sit for 10 minutes before roasting for 20 minutes until cooked through and juices run clear. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for a few minutes; dry off any excess marinade so that the wings are dry. 

Arrange the slices of chilli pepper on top and serve.


Use red chilli pepper if you can't find any yellow chillies.

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  • Ingredients

  • 500g chicken wings, separated with tips removed
  • ½tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1tsp paprika
  • 2tbsp lime juice
  • 50ml olive oil
  • 2tbsp tabasco sauce
  • 1tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 yellow chilli pepper, finely sliced
  • 1 green chilli pepper, finely sliced
  • 1tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • salt
  • pepper
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  • Energy 953kj 230kcal 12%
  • Fat 18.2g 26%
  • Saturates 4.3g 22%
  • Sugars 1.1g 1%
  • Salt 0.7g 12%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 1.5g Protein 15.1g Fibre 0.5g


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