My Winning Wicked Wasabi Wings

Nancy Judd

By
@ladynann

‘These wings are ooey, gooey, finger licking, sweet and spicy that literally grabs your Senses and your Tastebuds with your first bite. They are delicious and addictive with powerful punches of distinctive yet delectable flavors!’


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Serves:

about 4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

3 lb
chicken wings, cut in half at joint and wing tips removed
1/2 c
light brown sugar
1/4 c
orange juice
1/4 c
apple cider vinegar
1/3 c
soy sauce, low sodium
6 Tbsp
orange marmalade
3 tsp
hot wasabi paste - divided
4 inch
jalepeno pepper finely diced -divided or 1/4 cup or more finely diced habanero pepper for hot heat
1-2 Tbsp
or more minced garlic
2 inches
or more fresh ginger, peeled and finely minced
4 Tbsp
crushed hot wasabi peas

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cover a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and spray with nonstick spray. Put chicken wing pieces on the pan and bake for 40 minutes then turn each wing over and continue another 10 minutes or more until wing pieces are golden brown and looks crispy. Remove pan from oven and let cool.
2
In a blender put the brown sugar, orange juice, vinegar, soy sauce, marmalade, minced garlic, minced ginger, half of the diced jalepeno pepper or the habanero pepper and 1 teaspoon of the hot wasabi paste. Blend on high speed for about 15-20 seconds. Pour mixture into a medium size heavy sauce pan scraping all sauce out of blender with a spatula into the saucepan. Put sauce pan on stove and bring to a rolling boil and boil hard (stirring occasionally) for about 9 -12 minutes until like a very thick syrup. (The mixture should be dark and thick like molasses.) Remove from heat and add remaining wasabi paste and remaining diced jalapeno or habanero peppers and blend well.
3
Put one third of the baked wings into the sauce and cover completely with sauce. Remove wings and put back on pan. Continue with remaining pieces. Make sure all wing pieces are completely covered with sauce. Drizzle remaining sauce (if any) over top of pieces again.
4
Arrange chicken wings on a platter and sprinkle each piece generously with the crushed wasabi peas. Garnish platter with additional whole wasabi peas if desired. Makes about 18 wing pieces and serves about 4. Expect rave reviews, finger licking and everyone wanting more!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Poultry Appetizers