- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 2 tablespoons orange juice
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- 18 whole chicken wings (about 3-3/4 pounds)
- In a small saucepan, saute garlic in oil until for 1 minute. Stir in the honey, ketchup, juices, soy sauce, ginger, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, pepper and hot pepper sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature.
- Cut chicken wings into three sections; discard wing tip sections. Place wings in a large resealable heavy-duty plastic bag; add 3/4 cup cooled honey mixture. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining honey mixture for basting.
- Drain and discard marinade. Place chicken wings on a greased rack in a large baking pan. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes on each side, basting occasionally with honey mixture.
- Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until browned and juices run clear. Yield: 3 dozen.
Medium-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer
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I'm from the Buffalo, NY area so I'm picky about my wings. This recipe is so good. I do make it a little differently. I'll double the sauce and marinade them over night. I use a broiler pan to bake/broil them on so they don't get soggy. While they're cooking I put the sauce in a slow cooker on warm. When the wings are done I put them in the slow cooker and finish getting ready for the potluck/staff meeting. I find they really absorb the sauce that way. When its time to go, you just grab the slow cooker and head out the door! Everyone loves them!