Chicken Wings with Spicy Apricot Sauce Recipe

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Chicken Wings with Spicy Apricot Sauce
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  • 3 dozen whole chicken wings
  • 1-1/2 cups cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • sauce:
  • 1 cup (3 oz) dried apricots
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


  1. Cut chicken wings into three sections; discard wing tip section. In a shallow bowl or large resealable plastic bag, combine cornstarch, baking powder, salt, pepper and sugar. Dip chicken pieces in eggs, then coat generously with cornstarch mixture.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 350°. Fry chicken wings, a few at a time, for about 9 minutes or until juices run clear. Drain on paper towels. Keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine apricots and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until apricots are tender.
  4. Transfer to a blender or food processor. Add the sugar, vinegar, honey and cayenne; process on high until smooth. Cool slightly. Serve with chicken wings. Yield: 6 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 50.36 Kcal (211 kJ)
Calories from fat 5.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.57g 1%
Cholesterol 20.46mg 7%
Sodium 154.96mg 6%
Potassium 87.6mg 2%
Total Carbs 10.58g 4%
Sugars 2.77g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0.19g 1%
Protein 0.76g 2%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 32.7mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 158.34 Kcal (663 kJ)
Calories from fat 16.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.78g 1%
Cholesterol 64.33mg 7%
Sodium 487.26mg 6%
Potassium 275.45mg 2%
Total Carbs 33.27g 4%
Sugars 8.7g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 1%
Protein 2.38g 2%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 0.6mg 1%
Calcium 103mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1
  • 1

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free

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