This baked chicken wings recipe creates flavorful crispy wings without using extra flours or coatings! Topped with a finger-licking good honey lime sauce, these wings are gluten free, low carb and paleo.
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Baked Chicken Wings with Honey Lime Sauce

This baked chicken wings recipe creates flavorful crispy wings without using extra flours or coatings! Topped with a finger-licking good honey lime sauce, these wings are gluten free, low carb and paleo.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 613kcal
Author: Isabel Eats

Ingredients

For the baked chicken wings

  • 2 pounds chicken wings, cut in half at joints
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

For the honey lime sauce

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced and zested
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Instructions

For the baked chicken wings

  • Preheat the oven to 450°F. Fill a large stockpot with water, place on stove over high heat and bring to a boil. Season the water generously with sea salt.
  • When water is boiling, add the chicken wings to the pot and lower heat to medium-high. Cook for 7 minutes.
  • Remove the wings with a slotted spoon and place them in a bowl lined with a kitchen towel. Pat and squeeze the wings as dry as you can with another kitchen towel. Transfer them to a large sheet pan and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine salt, ground coriander, garlic powder and paprika. Sprinkle seasoning on top of wings and toss to combine.
  • Place sheet pan in oven and bake wings for 25 minutes, flip the wings over and bake for another 8 minutes. Remove from oven and toss with sauce.

For the honey lime sauce

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients. Pour sauce over baked chicken wings, toss to coat and enjoy!

Notes

Cooking method inspired by Fifteen Spatulas.
 

Nutrition Facts
Baked Chicken Wings with Honey Lime Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 /4th recipe)
Calories 613 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 645mg27%
Potassium 62mg2%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 42g84%
Vitamin A 400IU8%
Vitamin C 6.6mg8%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4th recipe | Calories: 613kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 645mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.2mg