BBQ Wings

Umm! these are smokey bbq wings taught to me by my youngest sister-in-law, who loves making unusual dishes and is a master at them!

Ingredients – stage 1

  • 2lb chicken wings (with our without skin)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 4 tbs vinegar (any)

Ingredients – stage 2

  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 2oz finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup bbq sauce (any)
  • 1 cup ketchup (any)
  • 4 tbs good quality chillie sauce e.g sambel olek, Encona etc (adjust to personal taste, omit for mild)
  • 1 tbs lime/lemon juice
  • 2 tbs clear honey

Method – stage 1

  1. Wash and drain the wings in a collander.
  2. Apply salt, pepper and vinegar to the wings and marinate for 2 hrs or more.
  3. Place in a pre-heated oven on medium for approx 30 mins or until almost cooked.
  4. Or cook in a covered pan on medium heat until cooked through.
  5. Discard the liquid and remove wings into a bowl and keep to one side.

Method – stage 2

  1. Heat a pan, add the oil and the onions, cook until onions turn soft (not brown).
  2. Add the bbq sauce, ketchup and chillie sauce.
  3. Let boil and bubble on low heat until nicely thickened.
  4. Add honey and citric juice, mix in and switch off heat.
  5. Switch on grill on full and heat up for 5 mins.
  6. Pour hot sauce mixture onto the pre-cooked wings from Stage 1.
  7. Toss and mix well, place on grill tray and place under the hot grill until wings are brown on one side.
  8. Turn carefully with tongs and brown on the other side.
  9. Serve piping hot on a sizzler, or on a large flat plate WITHOUT any accompaniments to enjoy the full flavour.


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I am Sabiha Khokhar, born in Kenya now living in London – a busy working mother, wife, published author and passionate cook. Despite having many interests in life, my greatest joy is FOOD!

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