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Executive Chef
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa

Blazin’ Blueberry Glazed Wings

Recipe courtesy of Joe Natoli, Executive Chef, Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
Sponsor: U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council


  • 1 ½ cups Blueberries, Frozen
  • 1 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 each Red Pepper, Minced
  • 2 each Green Pepper, Minced
  • 1 ½ cups Datil Pepper, Minced (sub jalapeño pepper)
  • ¼ each Red Onion, Minced
  • ¼ cup Cilantro, Minced
  • 2 each Limes, Zested, Juiced
  • 15 pounds Chicken Wings, Fried
  • For Garnish Blueberries, Fresh


  1. Heat blueberries, apple cider vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper in a saucepan until the sugar dissolves and set aside to cool.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients except the fried chicken wings in a bowl.
  3. Add the blueberry apple cider vinegar mixture to the pepper mixture and stir.
  4. Toss the chicken wings in the blueberry pepper mixture until evenly coated.
  5. Serve 6 chicken wings per plate and top with excess sauce and fresh blueberries to garnish.

Chef Notes: Wear gloves when cutting the datil peppers.

Project Management: Summit F&B
Photography: Carlos Garcia // Food Styling: Peg Blackley & Bree Williams

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