Grilled Pineapple Thai Chicken Wings


Grilled Pineapple Thai Chicken Wings

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    Season chicken wings with grilling seasoning and whip up an easy sauce made with Culinary Tours lemongrass tamarind sauce for a simple appetizer everyone will love.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 6
    1 (20-oz.) can Hy-Vee pineapple slices in pineapple juice, divided
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee vegetable oil
    ¾ c. Culinary Tours lemongrass tamarind sauce
    2 fresh jalapeno peppers, sliced
    1 (3-lbs.) pkg. Hy-Vee family pack fresh 100% natural chicken wings
    3 tbsp. Hy-Vee chicken grilling seasoning

    Things To Grab

    • Colander
    • Paper towels
    • Silicone pastry brush
    • Small saucepan
    • Fine mesh sieve
    • 2 large bowls
    • Charcoal or gas grill
    • Large resealable plastic bag
    • Meat thermometer


    1. Drain pineapple; reserve 3/4 cup juice. Finely chop 4 pineapple rings; set aside. Pat remaining pineapple rings with paper towels and brush with oil; set aside.

    2. Combine reserved pineapple juice, chopped pineapple, tamarind sauce, and jalapenos in a small saucepan. Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Remove from heat; strain sauce through a sieve into a large bowl and set aside.

    3. Meanwhile, preheat a charcoal or gas grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat (375 degrees).

    4. Pat chicken wings dry with paper towels. Place chicken wings in a large resealable plastic bag. Add 1 tablespoon chicken seasoning; shake until chicken is evenly coated. Repeat with remaining 2 tablespoons seasoning, 1 tablespoon at a time.

    5. Grill wings 15 to 17 minutes or until wings reach 165 degrees, turning occasionally. During the last 5 minutes of grilling, grill pineapple slices. Turn once halfway through cooking.

    6. To serve, add wings to sauce in large bowl; toss until well coated. Arrange on serving platter with grilled pineapple slices.

    Nutrition facts


    625 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 41g
    • Cholesterol: 175mg
    • Sodium: 809mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 21g
    • Protein: 42g

    Daily Values

    Iron 14%
    Calcium 2%
    Vitamin D 6%
    Potassium 8%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Test Kitchen