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Wings Tandoori

Tandoori is one of my favourite Indian styled foods. I must admit I don’t have a Tandoor (oven used for making tandoori).
That said this dish turned out very well, but definitely felt like it was missing that magical ingredient. I hope to one day fully recreate some Tandoori Chicken the way it should be …

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Ingredients:

yogurt
garlic
Fresh Coriander
fresh mint
turmeric
saffron
salt
paprika
sugar
cayenne pepper
Ground Coriander
red onion
lime juice
wings

Step 1: In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients (except the wings)
Step 2: Marinade the wings for 5 hours
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Step 3: Cook the wings in a pre-heated oven(190C) for 25-30min
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Step 4: Close your eyes and go on a wing journey
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Here are my ratings for this dish:
Texture & Tenderness: ★★★☆☆
Appearance: ★★★★½
Flavor & Aroma: ★★★★☆
Overall Rating is: ★★★½☆
(for more details on the rating system please see the ratings table at the top of the page)

Grilled Mint Chicken Wings

Be prepared for these wings they take 4 hours to marinade but trust me when I say it’s worth it.
I also have 15 guests that backed this, even though some of them got more chilli than they hoped for :-)

Here is my brother taking these wings for a test run:

He seemed to be struggling with the heat…

Ingredients:

yogurt
garlic
fresh mint
ground cumin
chilli
sugar
salt
ground pepper
onion powder
cayenne pepper
wings

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Step 1: Mix everything in a large mixing bowl.
Step 2: Add the wings and refrigerate for 4 hours
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Step 3: Remove the wings from the marinade and cook over the bbq for 20-25mins
Step 4: Served best with friends ;-)

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Here are my ratings for this dish:
Texture & Tenderness: ★★★★☆
Appearance: ★★★★☆
Flavor & Aroma: ★★★★☆
Overall Rating is: ★★★★☆
(for more details on the rating system please see the ratings table at the top of the page)

Johnny Appleseed wings

I’ve never cooked with A1 sauce before and only tasted it once in NYC, so I was excited about this marinade.

Step 1 - Place everything other than the wings into a pan and saute for 5-10mins
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apple cider vinegar
apple cider
shallots
veg oil
honey
sugar
A-1 Sauce
fresh mint
salt
black pepper
wings

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Step 2 – Place all the ingriedents along with the wings in a container or plastic bag
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Step 3 – Leave for at least 5 hours
Step 4 – Take out the fridge and leave until they back to room temperature
Step 5 – Cook on a medium heated grill or BBQ
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Step 6 – See how many you can eat :-)

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These wings had a beautiful deep flavour and I think the combination of cidar and steak sauce really work well together. I’m probably going to try and modify this recipe and use it for ribs so watch this space.

Ratings for this dish:
Texture & Tenderness: ★★★★½
Appearance: ★★★★☆
Flavor & Aroma: ★★★★½
Overall Rating is: ★★★★½
(for more details on the rating system please see the ratings table at the top of the page)

Grilled Summertime Wings

If you a love minty zingy Mojito, you’ll love these. They were really fresh and light wings and I can definitely see myself eating these more often. I would also recommend eating it with a nice spicy dip.

Here is everything you need to try these out:

Wings
Olive Oil
Ground Cumin
Salt
Black Pepper
Lemon juice
Lime juice
Fresh Mint

I must admit that my cooking temperature totally affected the rating of this dish. I had the heat a little too high so the wings were not as tender as they should be and I might have slightly burnt the outside of one of two of them.

Ratings for this dish:
Texture & Tenderness: ★★★☆☆
Appearance: ★★★☆☆
Flavor &amp Aroma: ★★★½☆
Overall Rating is: ★★★½☆
(for more details on the rating system please see the ratings table at the top of the page)