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BBQ wings Instant Pot dinner tonight

Chicken wings, drumettes and drumsticks are very popular poultry cuts in every world cuisine. What’s not to love with so many spice blends and marinade mix to choose. Quick and easy as snacks, party food, appetiser, side dish or as a main.

You never get bored with the endless ways of preparation, there are so many cooking tools and methods. We are warming up to ignite a fire.  Here’s a stovetop recipe for Chicken wings in a soy-chilli marinade.

This version recipe is prepared in the Instant Pot Duo using the high-pressure function first. When done grilled on the barbeque or in the oven for a brown crunch. Have the wings crispy and a little bit charred not blackened unless we would aim for Cajun style.

We’ll get to the “holy trinity” when I share my favourite jambalaya and gumbo, here’s a Black bean recipe. OK, back to the wings.

 

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Sticky BBQ wings

Apart from the juicy BBQ wings and tender chicken legs, the best sticky sauce is made by using the cooking stock which has turned flavour rich now. After removing the wings, use the Instant Pot DUO saute mode to boil the stock reducing it by almost two-thirds or desired sauce thickness. Taste and add seasoning if needed.

The wings and chopped Chicken legs are well seasoned together with homemade BBQ sauce it guarantees sticky fingers and smacking lips. Serve sauce thin or thick as a dipping sauce on the side or drizzle on top of “sticky BBQ sauce chicken wings“.

Tips

#1 For those following a Keto, LCHF diet or sugar-free dietary restrictions in the recipe you will find an overview of substitutions I use and sugar-free sweetener which have zero calories but tastes even sweeter than sugar.

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#2 Smoking meat is an understatement in the States and now it’s trending and getting hotter here in The Netherlands too. Wild game is very lean meat and excellent on my Keto diet menu. Last weekend I prepared a venison hind leg, the key to smoking is going low and slow.

A meat smoking manifesto” by  Aaron Franklin is a great read on smoking tips and practice. He is one of America’s celebrated pit masters click on the link to have a peek. I will follow up soon sharing book tips & favourites here on books I have in my own collection and my reading wishlist.

Chicken wings in soy-chili marinade

Don’t we all just love finger food, all time favourite chicken wings in a soy-chilli marinade, whether it is as a snack at a party or a nosh with beer and wine. It means happy time!

We had friends coming over to enjoy dinner together later tonight, but since we hadn’t really had lunch I prepared some appetizers with other snacks. These chicken wings are juicy coated in a sticky sauce, finger licking good with a bite!

After marinating (3-4 hrs or preferably overnight) I transferred the chicken wings on a grilling rack into a hot air grilling combi-oven, 220°C for 20 min. Next slowly reduce the left-over marinade in a pan into a syrupy consistency and poured that over as sticky sauce (or you can choose to serve it in a separate bowl as a dipping sauce).

Preparing the dipping sauce

Chicken wings soy-chilli marinade

Easy does it, give Chicken wings in soy-chili marinade recipe a try and be warned it becomes addictive, let me know your results. Leave a comment on how your wings turned out.