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How To Make Amazing Orange Juice Glazed Chicken Wings

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  • 1 cup orange juice – squeezed fresh
  • 2 garlic cloves – minced
  • 1/3 cup lime juice – freshly squeezed
  • 2 tsp hot sauce – your favorite
  • 1tb vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 24 – 30 chicken wings – separated into drumettes and wingettes.
  • 2 tbs orange blossom honey
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Add all of the marinade ingredients into your blender and process until almost but not quite smooth.
  2. Pour the marinade into a sealable bag, add the chicken parts, seal and shake to make sure the marinade covers everything.
  3. Refrigerate for 4 hours or, even better, overnight.
  4. Turning several times to distribute marinade.
  5. When ready to cook, preheat your oven to 375º.

Orange Glaze


  • 1 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tbs orange zest – freshly grated
  • 1/3 cup orange juice – squeezed fresh
  • 4 garlic cloves – minced
  • 2 tbs soy sauce – low sodium
  • 4 tbs dark brown sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1 few grindings of black pepper


  1. Add all of the GLAZE ingredients into a blender and process until almost but not quite smooth.
  2. Remove wings from the bag and toss marinade.
  3. Place wings on a foil lined baking sheet with a lip and bake until chicken has been cooked through.
  4. Remove pan from oven and glaze the chicken wings with the reserved marinade, saving some to use for a dipping sauce, if possible.
  5. Return and bake until the marinade gets bubbly, and the wings are crispy.
  6. Watch carefully as you do not want them to burn.
  7. Place on your serving dish with any remaining marinade to use as a dipping sauce.

Buon Mangiata!

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