Friday, January 12, 2018

Asian Apricot Glazed Chicken Wings

Yum

  
Spicy, sweet and delicious is definitely how I would describe these Asian Apricot Glazed Chicken Wings.  
 
My husband is a football fan and although his team did not make it into the playoffs, he is still loving all the playoff games and eagerly awaiting the Super Bowl.  My kids and I on the other hand do not really enjoy too much football... but we do enjoy all the football treats.  These wings are definitely one that we all enjoyed!
 
I used two cooking methods for these wings.  First, I used my slow cooker  so all the flavors soaked into every inch of these wings and then I baked them off in the oven to give them a perfect crispy exterior.  I love wings and these sweet Asian style version is a real touchdown in my books! 



Ingredients:
3lbs chicken wings (I separated the two parts and cut off the tip)

Overnight marinate:
1 Tbs grated fresh ginger
2-3 cloves grated fresh garlic
1 Tbs canola oil
salt (to taste)
black pepper (to taste)
red chili powder (or paprika)

Asian Apricot Sauce:
1/3 cup apricot jam
1/2 cup soy sauce
2-3 Tbs Sriracha sauce
2-3 Tbs sambal oelek
1 Tbs grated fresh ginger
2-3 cloves fresh garlic grated

Garnishes:
Toasted Sesame seeds
sliced green onion tops


Directions:
Add ingredients from overnight marinate and toss chicken wings.  Place in a bowl with airtight cover or a large ziploc bag and place in fridge.

The next day place marinated wings in slow cooker with Asian Apricot Sauce.  Cook for 2 hours on high.  Once cooked, use a slotted spoon to remove chicken wings onto foiled lined baking pan.  Keep sauce in slow cooker on high and continue to cook for 20 more minutes. 

Tip 1: spray foil with cooking spray.
Tip 2: Place chicken wings skin side down

Bake in a 450 degree oven for 10 minutes.  Turn over to other side and take some of the sauce from slow cooker and spoon a teaspoon of sauce on each wing.  Bake for 10 more minutes or until wings are fully browned and cooked through.  Remove to a platter and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and sliced green onions. Serve hot with more sauce from slow cooker.   Enjoy.






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