Chicken Wings with Chiles and Lime

Spicy and sweet, these little delicacies are best served on a platter and
eaten with your hands. If you are serving them as party hors d'oeuvres, make
plenty of them and have the napkins close by.

1/2 cup fresh lime juice
4 cloves garlic, crushed
4 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
3 jalapeno chiles, seeded and finely chopped
2 pounds chicken wings and drumettes


  1. Combine the lime juice, garlic, ginger, and chiles in a glass or nonreactive metal bowl.
  2. Add the chicken and turn to coat evenly.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 4 hours, turning occasionally.
  4. Remove from the refrigerator and let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  5. Preheat a grill pan over medium heat until very hot.
  6. Add the chicken and grill for about 20 minutes, turning occasionally, until cooked through and firm.
  7. Serve immediately.