Grilled Firecracker Chicken Wings

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

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

12
chicken wings (2 1/2 pounds)
2
tablespoons chili powder
1 1/2
teaspoons dried oregano leaves
1 1/4
teaspoons ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
teaspoon garlic salt
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
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.

Expert Tips

These flavorful chicken wings make a terrific appetizer for a summer barbecue.

Cool! You can grill the wings ahead of time. Just refrigerate and serve cold.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
200 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22 g
22 %
(Saturated Fat
6 g,
6 %
),
Cholesterol
90 mg
90 %;
Sodium
160 mg
160 %;
Total Carbohydrate
1 g
1 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
27 g
27 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
14%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.