Mains, Meat, Outdoor Cooking

Hot & Spicy Chicken Wings With Sweetcorn Salsa

Cooking method:

Ninja Woodfire Electric BBQ Grill & Smoker
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Pre-Heat Time: 12 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total time: 52 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 6 people

Hot & Spicy Chicken Wings With Sweetcorn Salsa

TIP: For extra flavour, marinate chicken wings up to a day ahead. 


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy


For the chicken wings

  • 1kg chicken wings, separated into single bones (if needed)
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled, minced
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 3 tbsp chipotle chilli paste
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • Sea salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired

For the sweetcorn salsa

  • 1 x 340g can sweetcorn kernels, drained
  • ½ small red onion, finely chopped
  • 100g cherry tomatoes, finely diced
  • 100g mild Peppadew peppers, finely diced
  • 1 red chilli, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp dark brown soft sugar
  • Juice of 2 limes, plus extra to serve
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 15g coriander leaves and stalks, chopped, plus extra to serve

To serve

  • Soured cream
  • Lime wedges

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, add chicken wings, garlic, juice of 2 limes, chili paste, sunflower oil, salt, and pepper and mix until evenly covered. 

  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, add sweetcorn, onion, cherry tomatoes, Peppadew peppers, red chili, garlic, brown sugar, juice of 2 limes, paprika, cumin, coriander, salt, and pepper and mix until evenly combined. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    To install the grill plate, position it flat on top of the heating element and gently press down until it sits into place, then close the lid. Turn dial to GRILL, set temperature to HI, and set time to 15 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin cooking (preheating will take approx. 10-12 minutes). 

  • Step 4

    When the unit has beeped to signify it has preheated and ADD FOOD is displayed, open the lid, and place the chicken wings on the grill, close lid, and begin cooking.  

  • Step 5

    When unit beeps and the display reads FLIP, open lid, and use silicone-tipped tongs to flip the chicken. Close lid to continue cooking. Check for doneness after 10 minutes. 

  • Step 6

    When cooking is complete, remove the chicken wings and serve hot topped with extra coriander leaves, sweetcorn salsa, soured cream and lime wedges.