Chicken meat is considered a dietary product. You can cook it in a variety of ways: in a pan and grill, in an oven and a slow cooker. Particularly tasty is chicken, pre-pickled with honey. Today we look at how you can cook chicken wings in honey sauce.
Choose only quality product
It's no secret that the taste of any dish depends not only on the chosen method of preparation, but also on the quality of its ingredients. So, experienced cooks when choosing chicken wings are advised to pay attention to the following aspects:
- Buy need only fresh chilled meat. In the frozen wings will be a lot of water, besides, you can not assess the quality of the meat in this form.
- Wings that are larger than 12 cm in size are not worth buying. In this meat can be many different additives that are harmful to our body.
- Unfortunately, unscrupulous vendors can wash the meat with various chemical solutions to give it a presentation. That is why when choosing wings you should smell them in order to make sure that there is no smell uncharacteristic for meat.
- You can easily check the freshness of the wings by gently pressing your finger on the meat. It should be elastic, and a small dent after pressing, if the product is fresh, is quickly restored.
So, the wings are chosen and bought. How to cook them? This will help you our recipes.
Crispy wings to the dinner table
As already mentioned, it is better to marinate any meat. Particularly tasty are chicken wings in honey and soy sauce. They acquire a crisp crust beautiful golden color. Consider how to quickly and tasty fry them in the pan. Tip: Be careful with the amount of salt, as soy sauce is too salty. Honey is better to add liquid, and if this was not at hand, then melt it in a water bath.
- 1 kg chicken wings;
- 1 tbsp. liquid honey;
- ½ tbsp. soy sauce;
- vegetable oil;
- 2 tbsp. l any ketchup;
- a mixture of peppers and salt.
- Prepare the meat. Wash wings and dry. If they are large, cut them into two halves.
- Now the meat should be lightly salted and seasoned with a mixture of peppers.
- Let's make the sauce. To do this, in a separate bowl combine liquid honey, soy sauce and ketchup, mix.
- If you have time, pour the sauce over the wings and wait at least half an hour until they are marinated.
- We will go the other way. Heat the vegetable oil and lay out the meat. Fill it with our sauce.
- Fry the wings on all sides on medium heat until cooked, that is, until they get a beautiful brown crust.
- You can serve chicken wings with absolutely any side dish of your choice.
Add a dish of spice
We will change the usual taste of the dish and cook chicken wings in honey-mustard sauce. This marinade is suitable for all types of meat, but the chicken is especially tasty. We will bake the wings in the oven, but this recipe can be taken as a basis for cooking meat on the grill.
- 1 kg chicken wings;
- 100 g of honey;
- 100 g of mustard granular;
- lemon juice;
- 2-3 garlic cloves;
- spice mix and salt.
- To prepare the sauce, we need to combine honey, grainy mustard and lemon juice, and then squeeze garlic cloves.
- Now chop the greens and add it to the sauce. Season it with a mixture of spices and salt.
- Wings prepare and pour sauce. Try to distribute the sauce evenly throughout the meat.
- Now we put the wings in a regular plastic bag and close it tightly. Put in the fridge for a couple of hours.
- After the specified time, we heat the oven to 180-190 degrees. Lay the chicken wings on a baking sheet and bake for about half an hour. Here is an appetizing and beautiful meat dish we succeed.
Recipe for lovers of delicious dishes
Chicken wings in the honey sauce in the oven themselves are very tasty. And if you add ginger, lemon and Teriyaki sauce to the marinade, the meat will acquire a delicate sweet taste and an extraordinary caramel flavor.
- 1 kg of wings;
- 100 ml "teriyaki";
- 2 tbsp. l liquid honey;
- ¼ part of lemon;
- 10 g of ginger root;
- 2 garlic cloves;
- 2 tsp. starch;
- a mixture of peppers and salt.
- Ginger root cleaned and rubbed. Squeeze juice from ¼ of a lemon.
- Take a stewpan, pour in Teriyaki sauce, add liquid honey, grated ginger, lemon juice and squeeze garlic cloves. Put the saucepan on a small fire and bring to a boil, not forgetting to mix the marinade.
- Starch is diluted in filtered cold water and put into the sauce. Stir well and turn off the burner.
- Wash chicken wings, dry them and, if necessary, cut into two parts. Season the meat with a mixture of peppers and salt, and then pour the sauce over it. We mix and put in the refrigerator for several hours.
- When the meat is marinated, cover the pan with food foil and lay the wings in one layer.
- We bake chicken wings in the oven at a temperature of 190 degrees for 45-60 minutes. Attention: the meat must be turned over periodically to make it evenly baked.
- Serve chicken wings with any side dish.
The proposed recipes can be taken as a basis for cooking chicken wings in a honey sauce in a slow cooker. Simply select the appropriate mode for your device (usually it is “Frying”), put the pickled meat in the multi bowl and cook until the end of the program. With this method of cooking, you can not worry that the wings will burn.
As you can see, from the usual chicken wings get tasty and delicious dishes. We hope that our recipes will be useful to you. Cook with pleasure and bon appetit!