Anyone can cook barbecue chicken wings, the recipe for which is quite simple. It is worth noting that this product is most delicious when fried or baked. There are a huge number of cooking methods. Honey chicken wings baked in batter, with soy sauce, with herbs and so on are very tasty.
To make the dish fragrant and crispy, you need to properly marinate the product. This is the main secret.
What can you make a marinade
Perhaps every housewife knows the recipe for marinated barbecue wings. However, not everyone turns out the dish tasty. There are a lot of recipes for traditional and modern marinades. The principle of their preparation is the same, but there are certain nuances that must be taken into account. As a rule, a marinade combines acids, for example, lemon juice, vinegar, yogurt, various vegetable oils, including corn, soybean, sesame, olive and others, and, of course, flavoring components: ginger, sesame, honey, mustard, fruits, herbs, peppers, salt, spices and so on. And these are not all components.
Every housewife can master the recipe for marinade for barbecue wings. The main thing is to follow certain rules.
The recipe for barbecue wings in any case involves the preparation of the marinade. To make this product work, you should follow some tips:
- If the wings are cooked at room temperature, then marinate for no longer than an hour. Ideally 30 minutes. If the product needs to stand longer, then marinate in a colder place.
- To make the marinade more aromatic, add a little less vegetable oil. This will allow the spices to develop better. According to the chefs, the same amount of acid and oil must be added to the marinade.
- Usually, a BBQ wing recipe contains not only a list of ingredients and a step-by-step description of cooking, but also a time frame. Do not marinate the product for longer than indicated. After all, meat under the influence of acid begins to break down and may become too soft.
- When preparing the wings, it is best to use fresh herbs. They are more aromatic. If this is not possible, then dry herbs should be rubbed between your fingers before adding to the dish. This will release the aromatic oils.
- If you boil the leftover marinade for a few minutes, you can get a nice chicken sauce.
BBQ Wings with Cheese Recipe
To prepare this dish, it is better to use blue cheese, for example, "Dor Blue", it will give the wings a French piquancy.
- Chicken wings - 1,5 kilograms.
- Butter - 70 grams.
- Hot sauce - 50 grams. You can use ketchup.
- Apple cider vinegar, natural - 1 tablespoon.
- Pepper and salt - to taste.
- Blue cheese sauce.
How to make blue cheese sauce
For cooking you will need:
- Sour cream - 2 glasses. It is advisable to use a product with a fat content of less than 20%.
- Several egg yolks.
- Toothed garlic.
- Chopped parsley - 3 tablespoons.
- Lemon juice - a tablespoon.
- Apple cider vinegar - 2 tablespoons
- Chopped Dor Blue cheese - 200 grams.
- Salt, pepper - to taste.
Making the sauce is very simple. All components must be placed in one container and mixed thoroughly. The finished mixture must be placed in the refrigerator for several hours.
How to cook
First, you need to salt the meat and, of course, pepper. After that, it is necessary to heat the oil to 185 ° C and fry the wings until an appetizing crisp. For these purposes, it is better to use a deep fryer. Remove oil residues from meat with paper towels. Put a frying pan on the fire. In it you need to melt butter, add hot sauce or ketchup and apple cider vinegar. The finished mixture can be poured over the fried wings. This completes the preparation. Before serving, sprinkle the dish with blue cheese sauce.
Wings in spicy sauce
The recipe for making BBQ wings in a hot sauce can be found in several variations. Here is one of them. For cooking you will need:
- Chicken wings - 3 kilograms.
- Oyster sauce - two tablespoons. This component can be found in the grocery store on the "east" shelves.
- Soy sauce - a few tablespoons. Better to use light.
- Rice wine or dry sherry - three tablespoons.
- Garlic - 1 clove.
- Green onions or shallots.
- Pepper, salt to taste.
How to cook
To make a marinade, you need to take a glass container and mix all the ingredients except meat in it. Soak the wings in the cooked composition for 30 minutes, and then bake on a wire rack. This is not the only cooking method. You can make barbecue chicken wings in the oven. The recipe remains the same. Only the heat treatment method changes.
To cook a dish in the oven, put the meat in a baking sheet, preferably of medium depth, and then coat with the finished marinade. After that, the container with the wings should be heated. It is better to preheat the oven to 190 ° C. You need to bake for an hour. In this case, the meat should be turned over several times, having smeared everything with marinade. The finished wings can be served hot or cold. This dish is ideal as a snack.
Can I deep-fry
BBQ wings in hot sauce can also be deep-fried. However, before heat treatment, it is better to roll meat in a mixture made from corn and wheat flour. After that, the wings must be fried on both sides. At the end of cooking, the meat should be cleaned of fat, as it is very harmful.
Maple BBQ wings with honey
These are festive BBQ chicken wings. A recipe with a photo makes the cooking process much easier. You will need:
- Chicken wings - 2 kilograms.
- Honey - 100 grams.
- Brown sugar - 100 grams.
- Garlic - a few cloves.
- Onion feathers - three pieces.
- Soy sauce - 50 grams. Preferably dark.
- Freshly ground black pepper - ¼ teaspoon.
- Korean pepper - optional, on the tip of a knife.
- Sesame seeds, cilantro seeds and green onions.
How to cook correctly
Before starting cooking, the meat must be rinsed and then dried. After that, each wing should be cut into three parts, dividing neatly at the joints. In a not very large bowl, combine pepper, ketchup, soy sauce, onion, garlic, sugar and honey.
If the wings are to be cooked in the oven, place them in a deep enough baking dish. After that, the meat must be poured with a large amount of sauce. It is also worth preheating the oven to 170 ° C. You need to bake the meat for 60 minutes. In this case, the wings must be turned over, it is advisable to do this three times.
After that, the temperature in the oven should be raised to 200 ° C. Bake the wings at this temperature for another 30 minutes. The dish should acquire a uniform brown crust. Do not forget to turn the meat over. This should be done every 10 minutes.
The finished dish should be removed from the oven and garnished with finely chopped green onions, sesame seeds and coriander.
Chicken wings in peanut butter
To prepare this dish you will need:
- Peanut Butter - 80 grams.
- Melted butter - 8 tablespoons.
- Chicken wings - from 15 to 20 pieces.
- Tabasco sauce - 4 tablespoons.
- White, cayenne, black pepper, salt - a teaspoon each.
How to cook
Delicious chicken wings in barbecue sauce are obtained. The recipe for their preparation is quite simple and does not require special costs. First you need to rinse the meat and dry it. Each wing should be divided into two parts by incisions in the joint. Grease two large baking sheets. For this, it is better to use peanut butter: a few tablespoons each.
The marinade can now be prepared. To do this, pour the remaining peanut butter into the container and add all the ingredients from the recipe, of course, except for the meat. It is better to mix the ingredients in a small saucepan. After all, the oil needs to be slightly warmed up. Stir until the butter has completely melted.
Prepared chicken wings should be put in a bowl and covered with ready-made marinade. Each piece of meat should be evenly coated with the mixture. Therefore, you should mix everything thoroughly. Marinate the wings for half an hour.
You can bake the meat in the oven at 200 ° C for 30 minutes. After that, the liquid must be drained all over, the wings must be turned over and kept still in the heat. For the last stage, 20 minutes will be enough.