Island Chicken Wings

It's the out-of-the-ordinary dipping sauce that makes this recipe unique with an island flare. Prepare ahead of time for your next gathering and serve chicken wings fresh from the deli.



Bone-in wings, from the deli

1 Tbsp.

Garlic oil

1, 4 oz. can

Green chilies diced and drained

1/4 cup

Onion, chopped

1/4 cup

Golden raisins

2 Tbsp.

Apricot preserves

1 Tbsp.

Brown sugar

1 Tbsp.

Lemon juice

1/4 tsp.



Large banana, peeled and cut into chunks


  1. Combine chiles, onion, raisins, preserves, brown sugar, lemon juice, allspice and banana in blender; puree.

  2. Heat garlic oil in large skillet to medium-low. Season wings with salt and pepper to taste; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until well-browned and done (internal temp 180°F).

  3. Meanwhile, pour sauce in small saucepan and cook, stirring frequently, over medium heat 10 minutes to thicken liquid. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Serve wings with dipping sauce. Refrigerate leftovers.