Mexican Buffalo Wings with Salsa Sauce

Mexican Buffalo Wings with Salsa Sauce

Chicken wings coated in a spicy, tomato-based rub are baked and served with fresh salsa for a Buffalo-meets-Mexico flavor fusion.

Ready in: 1 h

Calories: 57

Ingredients

  • Buffalo Chicken Wings:
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 15 chicken wings
  • Salsa:
  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno pepper
  • 1 pinch white sugar (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • Recipe Instructions

    1. Mix tomato sauce, coconut sugar, cayenne, chili sauce, cumin, coriander, pepper, and salt together in a large bowl. Add chicken wings; toss to coat. Let marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
    2. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and place an oven-proof wire rack over the foil. Place marinated wings on the rack.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until wings are browned and dry, about 20 minutes.
    4. Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, onions, cilantro, lemon juice, jalapeno, sugar, and salt in a bowl to make the salsa.
    5. Transfer chicken wings to a large plate and pour salsa over the top.

    Directions

    • Prep20 m
    • Cook20 m
    • Ready In1 h
    1. Mix tomato sauce, coconut sugar, cayenne, chili sauce, cumin, coriander, pepper, and salt together in a large bowl. Add chicken wings; toss to coat. Let marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
    2. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and place an oven-proof wire rack over the foil. Place marinated wings on the rack.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until wings are browned and dry, about 20 minutes.
    4. Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, onions, cilantro, lemon juice, jalapeno, sugar, and salt in a bowl to make the salsa.
    5. Transfer chicken wings to a large plate and pour salsa over the top.

      Footnotes

      • Cook’s Note:
      • Avoid baking wings for more than 30 minutes to make sure they don’t burn.
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