Sticky chicken wings recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10mins to prepare, plus 30mins - 12hrs marinating and chilling and 30mins - 45mins to cook
  • 605 calories / serving
  • Freezable
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Sticky chicken wings with blue cheese slaw hero

To prepare the wings, chop off the tips and discard, then chop through the central joint to leave two evenly-sized wing pieces. Mix the marinade ingredients in a bowl and add the chicken wings, turning so they are coated. Cover and chill for 30 minutes, or overnight if you have time.

To make the blue cheese slaw combine the mayo (or crème fraîche), mustard, honey and lemon juice and season. Toss through the shredded vegetables, then crumble in the cheese, add the parsley and stir. Cover and chill for up to 5 hours to allow the flavours to blend.

To cook the wings on a preheated barbecue, spread them out over direct heat for 6-8 minutes, turning at least twice, then give them 10-15 minutes over indirect heat, turning often until burnished and cooked through. If using a conventional oven, spread out on a lined baking tray and cook for about 45 minutes at gas 6, 200C, fan 180C, turning halfway through the cooking time.

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  • Ingredients

  • 8 large chicken wings
  • For the marinade

  • 2tbsp honey
  • 3tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 3tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 4tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1-2tsp sundried tomato paste
  • pinch dried chilli flakes, to taste
  • For the blue cheese slaw

  • 4tbsp mayonnaise or crème fraîche
  • 1½tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp mild honey
  • 1tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ small white or red cabbage, finely shredded
  • 2 sticks celery, finely shredded
  • 2 large carrots, grated
  • 75g (3oz) gorgonzola or similar mild blue cheese
  • small handful parsley leaves, chopped
  • Energy 2520kj 605kcal 30%
  • Fat 42g 59%
  • Saturates 13g 63%
  • Sugars 26g 29%
  • Salt 3.6g 60%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 26.7g Protein 33.1g Fibre 3.2g


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