BBQ chicken wings

These chicken wings are so tender and smoky. The refreshing dip complements them perfectly.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 20 min. preparation time, 30 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 663 / Protein 28g / Carbohydr. 30g / Fat 48g

Ingredients (4 servings)

1 clovefresh garlic
2.5limes (divided)
1chili pepper
20 gcilantro (divided)
500 gchicken wings
6 tbspolive oil (divided)
200 mlBBQ sauce
200 mlsour cream


zester, tongs, baking tray, citrus juicer, oven, parchment paper, cutting board, knife, small bowl, freezer bag

Wine Tip

A young, full-bodied Zinfandel pairs perfectly with BBQ as it stands up to the smoky, spicy flavor of the sauce.

Step 1

BBQ chicken wings

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Crush garlic and remove green sprout. Zest and juice limes. Finely chop garlic, chili, and cilantro.

zester, citrus juicer, oven, cutting board, knife

1 clove fresh garlic / 2 limes / 1 chili pepper / 20 g cilantro

Step 2

BBQ chicken wings

Season chicken with salt and pepper.


500 g chicken wings / salt / pepper

Step 3

BBQ chicken wings

In a large freezer bag, mix together garlic, chili, lime juice, lime zest, half of the cilantro, olive oil, and BBQ sauce with chicken until well combined. Season with salt, pepper, sugar, and paprika.

freezer bag

5 tbsp olive oil / 200 ml BBQ sauce / salt / pepper / sugar / paprika

Step 4

BBQ chicken wings

Remove chicken wings from freezer bag and shake off any excess liquid. Arrange chicken wings on a lined baking tray and bake for approx. 25 – 30 min. at 180°C/350°F until golden brown. Flip wings halfway through baking time.

baking tray, oven, parchment paper

Step 5

BBQ chicken wings

Juice lime. In a small bowl, mix together sour cream, remaining cilantro, lime juice, salt, pepper, sugar, and olive oil.

citrus juicer, small bowl

0.5 lime / 200 ml sour cream / 1 tbsp olive oil / salt / pepper / sugar

Step 6

BBQ chicken wings

Enjoy as a fresh dip with chicken wings.