I’ll admit that the reason I was drawn to this recipe when I saw it on Elle’s New England Kitchen is because the recipe specifically calls for Frank’s Hot Sauce and I have a slight obsession with it. And then I read more and saw that the recipe won the Royal Foodie Joust. And the sauce has mango! I had to try them.

The wings were really good. I think I would’ve preferred baking them without sauce and then coating them but the husband loved them. The recipe included a mango lime cream dipping sauce. Neither one of us liked it. It was good on its own but not with chicken.

Mango Buffalo Wings

Ingredients

For the wings:
20 chicken wings
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cardamom
1/2 cup Frank’s Hot Sauce (or another hot sauce, if you prefer)
1/2 cup pureed mango
1/4 cup melted butter or canola oil
For the Mango Lime Cream Dipping Sauce:
1 1/2 cups pureed mango
1/2 cup sour cream
zest of 1 lime
juice of 1/2 a lime
2 tsp brown sugar
3/8 tsp cardamom

Instructions

    To make the wings:
  1. Heat oven to 400F. In a large ziptop bag, combine flour and dry spices.
  2. Add the wings to the bag, seal, and toss to coat.
  3. Place the wings on a plate and chill in the fridge for about 30-35 minutes.
  4. In a bowl, mix the pureed mango and hot sauce. Stir in melted butter or oil.
  5. To make the sauce:
  6. Add all ingredients to food processor or blender and process until well blended. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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