Carrot Habanero Buffalo Wings - Innit

Ingredients

10 Servings

Meat & Seafood

  • Chicken Wings 4 lb

Canned/Bottled Goods

  • Honey 1/4 cup

Beverage

  • Carrot Juice 1 cup

Produce

  • Lemons 2

  • Carrots 3

  • Fresh Habanero Pepper 1

Spices

  • Black Pepper 2 tsp

  • Kosher Salt 5 1/2 tsp

Dairy & Eggs

  • Unsalted Butter 2 Tbsp

Pantry

  • White Vinegar 1/2 cup

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Tbsp

Preparation

  1. Prep & Cook Wings

    Preheat oven to 375F. Mix the wings in a bowl with oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Spread evenly onto a sheet tray. Bake wings on middle rack for 20 minutes or until cooked through. Turn broiler on low and broil wings skin side up for 15 minutes or until crispy and golden.

    • 4 lb Chicken Wings
    • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • 1, halved Lemon
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp Kosher Salt
    • 2 tsp Black Pepper
  2. Prep Carrots

    Cut carrots into equal halves and shave lengthwise with a mandolin. Pick carrot tops. Set aside for garnish. Place shaved carrot into ice water and set aside.

    • 3 Carrots
  3. Create Sauce

    Place carrot juice into a skillet and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Stir in honey and mix until dissolved. Add vinegar and habanero. Juice in lemon. Let simmer for 10 minutes or until reduced by two-thirds. Mix in butter and salt. Remove and discard habanero.

    • 1 cup Carrot Juice
    • 1/4 cup Honey
    • 1/2 cup White Vinegar
    • 1, halved Fresh Habanero Pepper
    • 1 Lemon
    • 2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
    • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  4. Combine Wings & Sauce

    Place cooked and warm wings into a bowl and pour in the sauce. Stir to coat.

  5. Garnish & Serve

    Place the coated wings on a platter and garnish with carrot shavings and reserved tops. Serve with favorite ranch dressing if desired.

Nutrition

  Amount per
serving
Daily value percentage
Calories 310 kcal  
Total Fat 18.0 g 23%
Total Saturated Fat 6.0 g 29%
Unsaturated Fat 12 g  
Cholesterol 130 mg 44%
Sodium 1410 mg 60%
Total Carbohydrate 13 g 5%
Fiber Total Dietary 1 g 5%
Sugars Total 9 g  
Excellent Source: Protein 20 g 41%
Vitamin C 13 mg 15%
Calcium Ca 33 mg 2%
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By Innit Culinary Team