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Grilled Honey Chipotle Lime Chicken Wings

Tangy honey lime chipotle chicken wings in a spicy chipotle BBQ sauce that are baked and then grilled for extra crispiness
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken wings, chipotle, lime
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 27 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 512kcal
Author Dee


  • 20 chicken wings
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1 chipotle pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onions
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  • for the honey chipotle sauce
  • Add the ketchup, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, lime juice and mustard to a medium-sized sauce pan.
  • Stir in the onions, salt, pepper, brown sugar and honey, and cook on medium heat until warm.
  • Turn heat to low, cover and keep warm until ready to use.
  • for the wings
  • Arrange the chicken wings on a foil-lined baking sheet, and pat with a paper towel to remove any excess moisture.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes.
  • Brush with chipotle barbecue sauce and bake for an additional 10 minutes or until temperature reads at least 160 degrees.
  • Remove from oven, and grill on low heat for about 5 minutes, turning once.
  • Brush with more barbecue sauce, remove from grill, and serve.


Calories: 512kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 845mg | Potassium: 476mg | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1.9mg