Tequila Chipotle Wings
These Tequila Chipotle Chicken Wings have the perfect combination of heat, sweet, smoke, and tang.
  • 3-4 pounds chicken wings, cooked
  • Cilantro, to taste
  • ½ cup tequila (light or dark)
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup lime/lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 chipotle peppers
  • 5 TBS adobo sauce
  • Salt, pepper and chili powder, to taste
  1. Season the chicken wings with salt, pepper, and chili powder.
  2. Big Green Egg set-up: 325F, raised direct.
  3. Cook them at 325F for about 45 minutes to 1 hour with the thick skin side up.
  4. Flip them and cook for another 15 minutes with the thick skin side down.
  5. Zest the lemon and set aside for later.
  6. Chop the cilantro and set aside for later.
  7. Combine the tequila, honey, lime/lemon juice, garlic, chipotle peppers and adobo sauce in a small food processor and mix until well combined.
  8. If you don't have a processor, finely chop the peppers and garlic with a knife.
  9. Add the sauce to a saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  10. Simmer until the sauce thickens some, about 10-20 minutes.
  11. Toss the sauce with the cooked chicken wings.
  12. Add the lemon zest and chopped cilantro.
Recipe by Necessary Indulgences at https://necessaryindulgences.com/2015/09/tequila-chipotle-wings/