African Chicken Wings

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 lbs chicken wings
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 shallots
  • 1 tbsp - Chinese 5 spice
  • 2 tsp - paprika
  • 1 tsp - dried rosemary crumbled
  • 1/2 tsp - cayenne
  • 2 tbsp - vegetable oil
  • 1.5 tsp - salt
  • For Sauce:
  • 1/3 cup - peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup - canned cream of coconut well stirred
  • 2 garlic - cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup - water
  • 1/4 cup - red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/8 tsp - dried hot red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp - soy sauce
  • coriander sprigs

How to Make African Chicken Wings

  • Mince and mash the garlic and shallots to a paste with the salt.
  • In a large bowl stir the paste together with the 5 spice powder, paprika, rosemary, cayenne and the oil.
  • Mix well.
  • Add the chicken wings.
  • Toss and stir them until they are completely covered with the marinade.
  • Let them marinate, covered and chilled for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Arrange the wings, skin side up, on the rack of a foil lined large broiler pan and bake them in the upper third of a preheated 425 F oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until they are golden.
  • The wings may be prepared one day in advance, kept covered and chilled and then reheated before serving.
  • The sauce:
  • In a blender, blend together the peanut butter, cream of coconut, garlic, water, bell pepper, red pepper flakes and the soy sauce until the mixture is smooth, season the sauce with salt, to taste.
  • Transfer the sauce to a serving bowl set on a platter.
  • Arrange the wings around the bowl and garnish the platter with the coriander.