Chipotle Maple Citrus Watermelon Wings

Chipotle Maple Citrus Watermelon Wings

Courtesy of National Watermelon Promotion Board 20 Min. Prep Time • 40 Min. Cook Time • 2 Hr. Marinate Time
Watermelon Glaze
2 c. watermelon puree
juice from 3 fresh lemons
1 Tbsp. lemon zest
1/2 c. maple syrup (can use light version)
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground chipotle pepper, or to taste

chicken wings or drumettes
2 c. pineapple juice
1/2 c. soy sauce
1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
3 cloves minced fresh garlic


Watermelon Glaze:

Simmer ingredients together in a heavy saucepan for 20 min. or until sauce is thick. Makes 2 c. Keep warm.


1. Place the chicken in a large zipper lock bag with rest of the ingredients and seal tightly. Allow to marinate at least 2 hr. or up to 12.

2. Grill until cooked and arrange on a warm platter. Pour the glaze over the chicken and serve immediately.

* Recipe Courtesy of The National Watermelon Promotion Board