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Spicy Mango Chicken Wings

These Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings are smothered with homemade mango chutney, then baked until tender and crispy with a perfectly caramelized skin! Try this exotic and healthy twist on traditional fried chicken! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked chicken wings, chicken with mango chutney, spicy chicken wings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 479 kcal
Author Mahy

Ingredients

For the Chicken Wings:

  • 2 lb chicken wings trimmed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup Mango chutney (recipe below, or your favourite brand)
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and finely minced (more or less depending on how spicy you want)
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce Note: if you are using low sodium soy sauce, add ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro minced
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh mint minced

For the Mango Chutney:

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 shallots or ½ a red onion , finely minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper (more or less to taste), finely minced
  • 1 garlic clove , finely minced
  • 3 teaspoons fresh grated ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 mango finely minced—about 1 cup
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoon each of fresh mint , minced and fresh cilantro minced

Instructions

For the chicken wings:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Season the wings with salt and pepper and coat evenly with olive oil
  3. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper and place the wings in a single layer on the baking sheet.
  4. Bake until done, about 15-20 minutes (depending on the oven and size of the wings).
  5. While the wings are cooking, mix together in a large bowl the mango chutney, jalapeño, lemon juice, honey, soy sauce and herbs.

  6. Take the chicken wings out of the oven and place them in the bowl of the chutney mixture and toss them to coat evenly.
  7. Layer the chicken wings back on the same cookie sheet in a single layer, pouring any excess chutney mixture on the top and bake until the wings are caramelized, sticky and crispy—about 12 minutes.
  8. Remove the wings from oven and sprinkle with extra herbs, more mango slices, onion slices and lime wedges.

For the 5 Minute Mango Chutney:

  1. Heat the oil in a medium-sized pot over medium-high heat and cook the shallots until soft and translucent, add the jalapeño, garlic, ginger and cook for a few seconds until fragrant.

  2. Add in the cumin, turmeric, mango while stirring to slightly soften up the fruit. Add the sugar, vinegar, salt and water.
  3. Bring this mixture to a boil and simmer on low heat for about 4 minutes until it thickens and most of the liquid had evaporated.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Mango Chicken Wings
Amount Per Serving (1 portion)
Calories 479 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 94mg31%
Sodium 821mg36%
Potassium 319mg9%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 680IU14%
Vitamin C 29.9mg36%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.