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Cinco de Mayo Glazed Chicken Wings

Cinco de Mayo Glazed Chicken Wings

Green chilies and taco seasoning add the piquant flavor but it is the lemon-lime carbonated beverage that adds the sweetness to these chicken wings.

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  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

1
tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
2 1/2
lb chicken wings, cut apart at joints, wing tips discarded
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced including tops (about 2 tablespoons)
1
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2
cans (12 oz each) lemon-lime carbonated beverage
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, drained
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
10
lettuce leaves, if desired

Directions

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken wings and onions; sprinkle with pepper flakes. Cook uncovered 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned; drain.
  • 2 Stir in carbonated beverage, green chiles and taco seasoning mix. Increase heat to high; cook uncovered 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-high; cook 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken wings are completely glazed, small amount of glaze remains in skillet and juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F).
  • 3 To serve, line serving plate with lettuce; arrange chicken wings over lettuce. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
850mg
850%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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