Baked chicken wings

Baked chicken wings

Baked chicken wings: original recipe to prepare baked chicken wings just like you buy them in a rotisserie. Classic recipe or spicy chicken wings cooked in the oven.

Baked chicken wings: classic recipe and versionspicy. Thespicy chicken wingshave conquered the palate of many Italians, that's why we decided to offer you the recipe. Thebaked chicken wingsthey are easy to prepare, 35 minutes of cooking are enough for cooking and little time to season them. Let's see all the details.

Thespicy chicken wings in the oventhey can be prepared with the classic chilli but who wants to get thespicy chicken wingsjust like the ones you find in a rotisserie, I will have to buy a typical ingredient.

Thespicy chicken wingsin fact, they are not prepared with delground hot pepperbut with onespicy pastathat is called "Harissa“.

Spicy chicken wings

ThereHarissais a typical spicy sauce made from hot pepper. It has the "pasty" consistency, as if it were a very thick sauce. The termHarissa comes from the Arabic rootharasa which means “to crush / reduce to pulp“. 

If you want to prepare it at home, you can use a mortar, the one used to make the classic pesto. To prepare this "hot sauce" take three fresh strong chillies, a clove of garlic and a tablespoon of olive oil.

Put on gloves, open the fresh chillies and remove the seeds.

Put all the ingredients in the mortar and pound until you have a sauce (you can also use the kitchen mixer). If you like a more sweet and sour taste, add a level teaspoon of sugar to the sauce.

If you want somespicy chicken wings in the oven, this sauce is what you need to get an optimal result, like thebaked chicken wingsthat you find in the rotisserie.

If you do not want to make hot sauce at home, know that you can find it in shops specializing in ethnic food and wine or take advantage of online sales. On Amazon, for example, there are many versions, even enriched with spices. Among the many, I recommend the "Ruby Rose Harissa" because, to the spicy, it adds a light smoked note that further enhances the flavor.baked chicken wings. A jar of this spice can be bought on Amazon at a price of 9.48 euros with free shipping, for all the info:Ruby Rose Harissa.

N.B .: I reported this sauce for a personal preference, apart from the smoky note, the spicy sauce in question tends to be sweet and sour, so as to give chicken wings a spicy flavor but without "subduing" the more delicate flavor of white chicken meat. Also on Amazon there is no shortage of more "hard" versions of harissa, with a predominantly spicy flavor. Choose according to your palate preferences.

Now let's move on tooriginal recipe of thespicy chicken wings!

Do you know that the original chicken wings recipe is not as American as many think? Yes, it is in fact a Middle Eastern recipe! Here's what you need to preparebaked chicken wings.

  • 8 chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoons of harissa (if you wantspicy baked chicken wings)
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt, just enough

Chicken wings cooked in the oven, here's how to proceed for the original recipe

  1. Take a baking sheet and cover it with parchment paper.
  2. Place the wings on the pan and with a pointed knife, cut it at the height of the joint, eliminating the tips. Why? The tips of the ends of the chicken wings they consist exclusively of leather and would burn in the oven, so best to eliminate them first.
  3. In a bowl, mix the harissa with a spoonful of honey and a spoonful of olive oil.
  4. Take a pastry brush, soak it in your sauce and brush the surface of the chicken wings.
  5. Add some salt.
  6. docooking the chicken wings in the ovenpreheated to 180 °.
  7. Cooking times should be around 35 minutes.

If you like a more markedly sweet flavor, increase the amount of honey by making a 1: 1 ratio with the hot pepper sauce. For each tablespoon of hot pepper (Harissa) add a spoonful of honey.

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