Grilled Firecracker Chicken Wings

Grilled Firecracker Chicken Wings

Red pepper, chili powder and cumin spark up these tangy wings.

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chicken wings (2 1/2 pounds)
tablespoons chili powder
1 1/2
teaspoons dried oregano leaves
1 1/4
teaspoons ground red pepper (cayenne)
teaspoon garlic salt
teaspoon ground cumin
teaspoon pepper
Sour cream, if desired
  1. Fold tips of chicken wings under opposite ends to form triangles.
  2. Place remaining ingredients except sour cream in heavy-duty resealable plastic food-storage bag. Seal bag and shake to blend seasonings. Add chicken. Seal bag and shake until chicken is coated with seasonings. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes but no longer than 24 hours.
  3. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  4. Remove chicken from bag. Cover and grill chicken 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 20 to 25 minutes, turning after 10 minutes, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Serve with sour cream.
Makes 4 servings
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Serve With
These flavorful chicken wings make a terrific appetizer for a summer barbecue.
Time Saver
Cool! You can grill the wings ahead of time. Just refrigerate and serve cold.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 200 ),
  • Total Fat 22 g
    • (Saturated Fat 6 g,),
  • Cholesterol 90 mg;
  • Sodium 160 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 1 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 27 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.