I recently got a new Rachael Ray cook book, 30-Minute Get Real Meals. Of course I was excited because I love her food. I tried these chicken wings and we loved them. Very different from any wing I have ever made but it opened my mind to new ideas!
- 12 whole chicken wings
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1/3 cup spicy deli mustard
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 2in piece fresh ginger, peeled
- 2 tbsp hot sauce
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
- 3 tbsp honey
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- 2 to 3 tbsp chopped chives
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Preheat a large ovenproof skillet over high heat. Liberally season the chicken wings with salt and pepper. Once the skillet is screaming hot add the oil, then the wings in a single, even layer. Brown the wings for 3 minutes per side.
While the wings are browning, assemble the sauce: In a small pot combine the mustard, orange juice, ginger, hot sauce, soy sauce, hot red pepper flakes and honey. Bring up to a simmer over high heat, then lower the heat and keep the sauce warm until the wings are done browning. Remove the ginger from the sauce.
After the wings brown, drain off some of the fat and drippings.
Pour the simmering sauce over the browned wings. Place the skillet in the oven and roast the wings for 20 minutes, flipping them once halfway through the cooking time.
Remove the wings from the oven. Toss the wings around in the sauce and finish with the fresh cilantro or parsley and the chives.
Serve hot or at room temperature.