SWEET & SPICY chicken wings

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Chicken wings are a great addition to any get-together. Our sweet & spicy chicken wings are sure to be loved by all your guests.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/4 cup fermented honey
  • 1/8 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • about 1.25 pounds chicken drumettes or wings
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • a few pinches chopped fresh parsley

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients except last two and pour into a large bowl.  Add chicken and coat thoroughly. Cover and place in refrigerator for 8 hours, or overnight to marinate.  Turning chicken occasionally to ensure even marination.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  3. Place chicken in the pan, reserving the marinade for later. Bake for 25 minutes in the center of the oven.
  4. In a small saucepan, bring the marinade to a boil, then reduce the heat to a slow simmer. Cook over low heat, stirring as needed, for about 15 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Remove drumsticks from oven, coat each with the thickened marinade. Place back in the oven and cook for 10 – 15 more minutes. Pour remaining marinade in a large bowl, toss to coat the drumsticks one last time, with any remaining sauce, and sprinkle with sesame seeds and parsley. Serve immediately.

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