Diet Coke Twisted Mango Paired With Spicy Caribbean Jerk Chicken Wings

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Working fulltime and blogging can get overwhelming. A lot of times to keep up, I get into a boring routine, especially with food. A frozen pizza is always my go-to when I don’t feel like cooking. Diet Coke® recently rolled out their new sleek cans as well as new flavor options. This week I took a break from my ordinary routine and tried pairing the Diet Coke Twisted Mango with a bold recipe.

Twisted mango isn’t your ordinary tropical fruit flavor. Twisted mango is a little wilder than fruit like pineapple or papaya. That’s why I decided to pair Diet Coke Twisted Mango with a bold recipe like jerk chicken wings. I love hot wings, but buffalo sauce would’ve been too basic. So I cranked up the heat with fresh jalapenos. Check out my spicy Caribbean jerk chicken recipe below.

We’re all used to mixing sodas with cherry or vanilla. However, the Diet Coke Twisted Mango is an unexpected-yet-refreshing addition to the Diet Coke lineup. I was little worried that the new flavors would be overpowering. But, it’s the same Diet Coke taste we all know and love with the perfect amount of bold flavor. The other flavors include Diet Coke® Feisty Cherry, Diet Coke® Ginger Lime, and Diet Coke® Zesty Blood Orange. The new flavors are available at Kroger in packs as well as on-the-go singles that are perfect for trying all four flavors at an affordable price. Not sure which flavor to try first? Take this quiz to find your match. Not only are there new flavor offerings, but the original Diet Coke has also gotten a facelift with a sleek new can. The cans might be new but it’s got the same great taste it’s always had.

Spicy Caribbean Jerk Chicken Wings

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 3 people


  • 1 lb chicken wings
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp lime juice or lemon
  • 2 tbsp minced green onion
  • 1/2 cup sugar preferably brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sliced jalepenos
  • 1 1/2 tsp parsley
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp allspice
  • 1/8 tsp sage
  • 1/8 tsp thyme leaves
  • fresh cilantro


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  • Toss your wings in baking powder and a little salt
  • Roast wings for 25 minutes
  • Mix sauce together
  • Flip wings and baste with half of sauce mixture
  • Roast wings for 10 additional minutes
  • Flip wings and baste with remaining sauce
  • Roast wings for 10 more minutes
  • Remove wings from oven and garnish with cilantro, lime, and extra jalapenos 





4 responses to “Diet Coke Twisted Mango Paired With Spicy Caribbean Jerk Chicken Wings”

  1. Nicole Elliott ~ Client Avatar

    Yumm!!! This looks amazing!

  2. Leela Avatar

    I haven’t had DC in forever but these flavors sound intriguing! Wings look awesome too ?

  3. Nicole Green Avatar

    Ooooh these wings sound and look delicious! I bet they paired so well with this flavor of DC.

  4. Sue Avatar

    I love the look of your blog and your photos; and this recipe sounds delicious!

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