Citrus and spicy, with a hint of honey sweetness, these Cajun Honey Lime Chicken Wings may change the way you flavor your wings forever.  The wings are oven baked, and basted with an amazing sauce that will make these wings a crowd favorite.
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Cajun Honey Lime Chicken Wings

Citrus and spicy, with a hint of honey sweetness, these Cajun Honey Lime Chicken Wings may change the way you flavor your wings forever.  The wings are oven baked, and basted with an amazing sauce that will make these wings a crowd favorite.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 297kcal
Author Christine Mello

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds chicken wings about 32 wing sections
  • 1/3 cup Cajun seasoning
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • 1 medium lime zest and juiced

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray baking sheets with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place chicken wings on baking sheet in a single layer, without crowding. Sprinkle each wing liberally with Cajun seasoning.
  • Bake on middle rack of oven for 30 minutes.
  • Zest and juice the lime. Set aside.
  • While the chicken is baking prepare the basting sauce. In a small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon lime zest, 1 tablespoon lime juice, barbecue sauce, honey and sriracha.  Stir until blended. Set aside.
  • .After 30 minutes, remove chicken from the oven and baste with 1/2 of the prepared sauce. Return the chicken to the oven and continue cooking 10 minutes. Remove and baste again with the remaining 1/2 of the sauce. Return chicken to the oven for a final 10 minutes to complete cooking and caramelize sauce.
  • Remove the chicken from baking pan onto a serving tray. Squeeze the remaining lime juice over the wings and sprinkle with remaining zest. Serve hot!

Notes

* Use salt-free Cajun Seasoning if you are salt-sensitive.

Nutrition

Serving: 4wings | Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.24g | Protein: 17.85g | Fat: 15.5g | Saturated Fat: 4.23g | Cholesterol: 70.73mg | Sodium: 480.59mg | Potassium: 337.37mg | Fiber: 2.13g | Sugar: 16.82g | Vitamin A: 2431.53IU | Vitamin C: 4.51mg | Calcium: 35.89mg | Iron: 2.1mg