Wing Essentials: Chicken Wings with Mustard Sauce

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Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousChef

I must love chicken wings because I’ve posted about 5 different recipes for those tasty bites. This one bakes the wings, and uses a South Carolina mustard sauce for dipping.

In this recipe, the wings are baked with just a minimum of spices. I did this to enhance the taste experience between the sauce and the wings. In addition, I’m using a high-heat baking method, to insure a nice crispy wing.

If my house guests are any indicator of how good these are… there wasn’t a single wing left.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
3 - 4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • THE SAUCE

  • 1/2 c
    yellow mustard
  • 1/4 c
    brown mustard, i prefer grey poupon
  • 1/2 c
    fresh clover honey
  • 1/4 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp
    coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire
  • 1 tsp
    hot sauce, or to taste
  • THE WINGS

  • 12
    chicken wings
  • 2 Tbsp
    paprika, sweet or hot, your choice
  • 1 Tbsp
    coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt, or to taste
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper, or to taste

How to Make Wing Essentials: Chicken Wings with Mustard Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. THE SAUCE
  3. Gather your Ingredients (mise en place).
  4. Add all the ingredients for the mustard sauce into a small saucepan over medium-low heat.
  5. Stir the mixture until you see the first bubbles appear, and then remove from the heat.
  6. Allow to cool down on the countertop.
  7. Seal in a non-reactive container, and place into the fridge until ready to use.
  8. Chef’s Tip: If you can manage to wait 24 hours; please do. The flavor of the sauce really does taste better on the second day.
  9. THE WINGS
  10. Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  11. Add the paprika, salt, and cayenne to a bowl, or Ziploc bag.
  12. Add the wings and toss until completely coated.
  13. Place into the fridge for a minimum of 1 hour.
  14. Set a rack in the middle position, and preheat the oven to 400f (205c).
  15. Place the wings on a parchment-lined baking sheet, fitted with a wire rack.
  16. Bake for 20 minutes.
  17. Increase the heat to 425 (220c), flip the wings over, and bake an additional 20 minutes.
  18. Chef’s Note: During this second baking, keep a close eye on the wings. We want them a lovely golden brown, not black.
  19. PLATE/PRESENT
  20. Place the wings on a serving plate with the mustard dipping sauce, and stand back. Enjoy.
  21. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Wing Essentials: Chicken Wings with Mustard Sauce

Course/Dish: Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American




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