These are Mango Habanero Wings and we will explain these crispy wings thoroughly. These mango wings are cooked to perfection, crispy, and topped with a spicy, sweet and delicious homemade sauce. This is suitable to be enjoyed either with friends or with family. We will share how to make Mango Habanero Wings, this is even the most delicious mango habanero. Let’s take a look at how to make it!
Crispy Mango Habanero Wings
These Mango Habanero chicken wings are cooked perfectly until crispy, then drizzled with a delicious sauce that brings out a sweet taste. This is a perfect dish or appetizer, or as a main for those who love spicy wings.
These crispy chicken wings or Mango Habanero Wings are made in an air fryer, easy and fast and with a little oil. If you don’t have an air fryer, you can cook with a grill which can produce crispy chicken wings.
Reasons This Mango Habanero Wings Recipe Works
So, do you like Mango Habanero Wings? If you already know or like Wingstop chicken wings, or buffalo wild wings, then we are sure you will definitely like these homemade Mango Habanero Wings.
Easy to adjust, you can make this food as hot or as mild as you want.
This is also suitable for parties, Mango Habanero Wings can be a super snack, cookout, or suitable to take with you on a casual walk, you can serve it to your friends, and they will definitely like it.
How Spicy is?
Habanero is physically small, this is a type of hot chili pepper that grows in the states of America, Mexico and South America. Habanero is very spicy with a spiciness level in the range of 100,000–350,000 on the Scoville scale. To be clearer, if you have ever tasted jalapeno, the spicy level of habanero is 100 times that of jalapeno.
Adding mango nectar to habanero will reduce the spiciness level. Adding a touch of orange or honey can also balance the spiciness level. This Mango Habanero Wings recipe is of course only for those of you who like spicy food.
Here are the ingredients you must provide!
- Chicken wings: Use drums or flats, if frozen, thaw first
- Baking powder: This will absorb all the liquid and moisture, and will result in a crispy skin, a light and delicious crust, and a crunch without having to combine it with flour.
- Seasoning: Chicken wings are seasoned with jerk seasoning, dried oregano, paprika powder, garlic powder, red pepper powder, sea salt, and also provide black peppers.
- Cooking spray: This is a simple spray specifically made to prevent sticking to chicken meat. Spray this on the air fryer to prevent the chicken from sticking to the air fryer.
Mango Habanero Sauce
Big size Mango that has been cooked: Peel and lift the hole, as an alternative to use 1/2 cup of nectar mango.
Habanero: Use or not, this depends on how hot you want it.
Apple Cider Vinegar: Vinegar adds a sour taste, this also serves to keep the sauce preserving, making it fresh continuously.
Lime juice: orange juice to complete the taste, and brighten the color of the sauce.
Smoked Paprika: Smoked taste adds overall flavor depth.
Honey: The addition of honey can balance the level of spiciness and warm and sweet quality. You can add more to reduce the spicy level of your sauce.
Butter: added to taste, and make the sauce smoother.
How to Make Mango Habanero Wings
Prepare chicken wings: Clean your chicken, pat with a paper towel. Put the chicken in a bowl that has been given seasoning and baking powder. All chicken wings are coated with seasonings.
Water Fry Chicken Wings: Heat the air frying at 380F for 3 minutes. Then, spray the air frying with a little oil. Add the chicken in one layer in the air frying basket. Do not place the chicken to be in each other.
Cook at 380 ° F for 10 Minutes: Turn the chicken and cook for 7-10 minutes until the thermometer sounds 160f. This certainly depends on what size of your air frying. You need to work carefully so that chicken wings are not too ripe.
Now move the chicken into a plate and set aside.
Prepare The Mango Habanero Sauce
Blend ingredients. Add all ingredients in a high -powered blender except butter. Blender for 1 minute, or until smooth.
Cook Sauce. Place the pan over medium heat, and add butter in a pan. If the butter is melted, pour the habanero mango sauce mixed in the pan.
Make this mixture boil, stir occasionally with rubber spatula, taste and adjust to taste. Add more honey, we usually add 2 tablespoons of honey.
Coat The Wings In The Sauce And Air Fryer Or Bake Until Crispy
Toss the chicken wings with the habanero sauce, remove the sauce from the heat and take 1/3 cup of the sauce and set a side and serve with the chicken wings. Add the cooked chicken wings to the pan and stir until all the wings are well coated.
Now, place the wings back in the air fryer for 4 minutes. Bake for 8 minutes, now serve with Mango Habanero salsa, you won’t be able to resist this one. Enjoy!
How to Bake Mango Habanero Wings
An oven can be a solution for those of you who don’t have an air fryer. Now line a baking sheet with a wire rack and place the chicken wings on it. Make sure there is space between the wings that can allow air to flow well so that the chicken is cooked perfectly. Remember, no one likes wet chicken.
Then begin baking at 400 F for 40 to 45 minutes, turning halfway through. Chicken wings should be fully cooked (internal temperature 165F).
Now we continue by making the mango habanero sauce. Coat the chicken wings with sauce, put back in the oven for about 8 minutes until caramelized. When finished, serve and enjoy with whatever dipping sauce you like.
Tips To Nail the Recipe
If you have dealt with habanero, use gloves so that your hands don’t get spicy.
For a high level of spiciness, add more habanero. If you don’t remove the chili seeds, the sauce will be spicier.
Use 1/2 cup of mango nectar juice or you can also use one fresh mango.
Blend until smooth, if your blender isn’t enough to puree all the ingredients, then you can use a sieve. Add more honey in the sauce so that the spiciness is reduced.
Taste the sauce to suit your taste, use the remaining mango habanero sauce as a sauce to enjoy your chicken wings. Habanero sauce can also be used for other foods.
Sauces to Serve with Mango Habanero Wings
Several sauces – Apart from habanero sauce – that are suitable for enjoying mango habanero wings, include:
Vegan Ranch Dressing: This is a dairy free dressing and it’s as creamy as a sauce can be, use it to cool down hot wings.
Blue Cheese Dressing: If you like it thick, tangy, then blue cheese dressing is the way to go.
Hot Honey: As a sweeter taste, a suitable sauce is hot honey sauce.
Alternatively, you can serve habanero chicken wings with fresh lime, and use a splash of lime juice.
Sides to Serve Mango Habanero Wings With
– Brussels Sprout Salad:
For a dish that is filling and rich in nutrition, choose a warm salad with a touch of lemon.
– Cilantro-lime Coconut Rice:
Enjoy these spicy habanero chicken wings with a bowl of hot rice, it’s not only delicious but also cuts down on the spiciness.
Potatoes are a classic choice for chicken wings, try dairy-free mashed potatoes and garlic, or air fryer fries or crispy fries.
– Air Fryer Vegetables:
If you want something healthier, try cooking asparagus, broccoli and green beans in an air fryer. It will taste crunchy and healthier because there is no excess oil.
How To Store Leftover Chicken Wings
If you have some leftover habanero chicken wings, of course you don’t want to throw them away and want to eat them again at another opportunity. So, you have to know how to store it properly. Proper storage can extend the shelf life of habanero chicken wings.
To store it, put it in an airtight container and it will keep for up to 3 days. Then reheat using an air fryer, microwave, or oven.
What is Mango Habanero Sauce Made of?
Mango habanero sauce is made using ripe mango, vinegar, habanero peppers, butter, smoked paper lime juice and honey.
Are Mango Habanero Wings Spicy?
Yes, it’s very spicy, but you can adjust it by increasing or reducing the number of peppers. If you don’t remove the seeds, it will result in a very spicy sauce. You can also reduce the spiciness by adding lemon juice and honey.
How else Can I Serve Mango Habanero Sauce?
Use it as a dip for vegetable dishes, serve it over eggs when you have breakfast with the family, you can also add it to dishes like cheese or mac.
Want to make your own mango habanero sauce or habanero chicken wings. So follow the recipe that we provide in this article.
- 2 lbs Chicken wings, use the (drums and flats) defrosted if frozen
- 1 tbsp Jerk seasoning
- 2 tsp Baking powder optional aluminum-free
- 2 tsp Smoked paprika
- 2 tsp Dried oregano
- ½ tsp Onion powder
- 1 tsp Garlic powder
- Black pepper to taste
- Sea salt to taste
- Cooking spray
Mango Habanero Sauce
- 1 Large Ripe Mango, skin and pit removed (about 1 cup diced mango) (or ½ cup mango nectar)
- 2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
- 2-3 Habanero seeded or unseeded
- 1 tsp Smoked paprika
- 2 tbsp Fresh lime juice
- ¼ cup Honey or add to taste
- 2 tbsp Butter
How to Make Mango Habanero Wings
- Prepare chicken wings: Clean your chicken, pat with a paper towel. Put the chicken in a bowl that has been given seasoning and baking powder. All chicken wings are coated with seasonings.
- Water Fry Chicken Wings: Heat the air frying at 380F for 3 minutes. Then, spray the air frying with a little oil. Add the chicken in one layer in the air frying basket. Do not place the chicken to be in each other.
- Cook at 380 ° F for 10 Minutes: Turn the chicken and cook for 7-10 minutes until the thermometer sounds 160f. This certainly depends on what size of your air frying. You need to work carefully so that chicken wings are not too ripe.
- Now move the chicken into a plate and set aside.
Prepare The Mango Habanero Sauce
- Blend ingredients. Add all ingredients in a high -powered blender except butter. Blender for 1 minute, or until smooth.
- Cook Sauce. Place the pan over medium heat, and add butter in a pan. If the butter is melted, pour the habanero mango sauce mixed in the pan.
- Make this mixture boil, stir occasionally with rubber spatula, taste and adjust to taste. Add more honey, we usually add 2 tablespoons of honey.