Lime Marinated Chicken Wings with Avocado Dip

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 24 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 24 hr
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and sliced

4 cloves garlic, chopped

1/4 cup vegetables oil

1 tablespoon tomato paste

Pinch salt

2 tablespoons honey

1 1/2 limes, juiced

3 pounds chicken wings, rinsed and patted dry

1/2 lime, zested

Avocado Dip, recipe follows

Avocado Dip:

1 avocado

3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

1 1/2 teaspoons lime juice

1 clove garlic, minced

1/4 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground pepper

Directions

  1. In a blender, puree until smooth the jalapeno pepper, garlic, vegetable oil, tomato paste, salt, honey and lime juice. Pour marinade over the chicken. Add the lime zest and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Preheat boiler to medium heat.
  3. Arrange chicken on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Broil chicken at least 6 inches from the heat for 4 to 5 minutes per side; or until chicken is crispy on the outside and cooked through. Serve with Avocado Dip.

Avocado Dip:

  1. Pit and peel avocado. Place avocado in a medium bowl; mash. Fold in 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves; lime juice, garlic and salt; and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
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