Cilantro Lime Chicken Wings | Oven Baked Chicken Wings

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Who doesn’t loves chicken wings? We all do! Served as an appetizer at every restaurant, party or gatherings, they are a perfect crowd pleaser. I have been a fan of chicken wings ever since I tasted it. They are my favorite appetizer whenever we go to any restaurant for lunch or dinner. They can be marinated and glazed with any sauce you like or keep it as simple as you want with just salt, pepper, and lime juice, they taste just delicious.
I always prefer baked wings over deep fried chicken wings. This eliminates the cleaning of extra dishes, the mess created by oil over the kitchen counter, the smell of oil created by deep frying all over you and inside your home. And above all, perfectly soft and tender from inside and crispy from outside plate of chicken wings. This is a perfect crowd pleaser with an easy recipe and which requires little work from you.
These Cilantro Lime chicken wings are full of flavors and taste delicious. I tried my best to keep the ingredients as simple as I could. These ingredients are very easily available in your kitchen. For preparing these chicken wings you can use any chicken pieces if you do not get the wings packet at the store. The only thing you need to keep in mind is, increase or decrease the baking time depending on the size of the chicken pieces. If you end with the glaze leftover then use them up while baking or grilling the chicken breast or over the baked Tilapia fillet.
This is a must-try recipe for all the chicken wings lover out there. Whenever you find a chicken wings packet at the store, just grab one and prepare this delicious wings at home.  Serve these chicken wings celery stick, baked veggies, a dip of your choice, and your favorite drink.
Serves 6 Wings
For Marination

  • 6 Chicken wings
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3-4 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 ½ Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 ½ Tsp paprika or red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp cumin powder
  • ½ Tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 ½ Tsp cornstarch
  • Salt as required

For Cilantro Lime Glaze

  • 2-3 Tbsp melted butter
  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp chopped cilantro leaves

Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures For Cilantro Lime Chicken Wings | Oven Baked Chicken Wings
Step 1- In a bowl, take all the marination ingredients except chicken and mix well with a spoon

Step 2- Transfer the marination mix to a ziplock bag and add the chicken wings. Mix well and seal the bag tightly. Refrigerate for 3-4hrs or at least 1 ½ hours

Step 3- Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line a baking tray and place chicken wings. Season with salt and pepper if required. Place the tray in the heated oven and bake for 25mins. Remove the pan and turn the chicken wings and bake for another 20-23mins

Step 4- Meanwhile, prepare the glaze. In a bowl take all the required ingredients and whisk

Step 5- Remove the baking tray from the oven, spread the glaze all over the chicken wings using a baking basting brush, turn and spread on the other side too. Or simply toss them with the glaze in a large mixing bowl. Serve with a dip and celery sticks



  1. Hi Jyoti Rao
    I am very happy to read your posts; I really like your recipies. i like your recipies as they are very simple and delicious.
    i have seen some of recipies those are really tempting me a lot. Please share more recipies over time.


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