Watching football while enjoying sticky chicken wings and a cold brewed beverage is a sport in itself. Baking then broiling chicken wing pieces keeps the chicken moist, yet crisps up the skin.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Baking Time: 50 minutes
Broiling Time: about 2 minutes
Serves 6 as an appetizer,
Makes about 34 wing pieces
2-1/2 lb (1.25 kg) Ontario Chicken Wing Pieces (no tips)
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup (125 mL) Ontario Maple Syrup
1 tbsp (15 mL) each Dijon mustard and soy sauce
1/4 tsp (1 mL) crushed red pepper flakes
1 clove Ontario Garlic, minced
Line large shallow rimmed baking pan with parchment paper. Arrange chicken wing pieces in single layer on pan. Season with salt and pepper. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together maple syrup, mustard, soy sauce, red pepper flakes and garlic.
Drain fat from pan. Pour maple sauce over wings; toss to coat evenly.
Bake 20 minutes, turning once, until wings are cooked when pierced with knife. Broil until wings are brown and crispy, turning wings as needed, 1 to 2 minutes.
Place on large platter and let cool about 10 minutes before serving. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
PROTEIN: 27 grams
FAT: 18 grams
CARBOHYDRATE: 18 grams
FIBRE: 0 grams
SODIUM: 405 mg
– Printed with permission from Foodland Ontario