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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Rio's Spicy Chicken Wings

I always forward recipes to my husband that I think he will enjoy making (and we will enjoy eating)--this was a resounding success.

For the marinade

  • 3 pounds chicken wings
  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled and grated
  • 1 1/2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon nam pla or other Asian fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon mirin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

For the glaze

  • 1 cup mirin
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon nam pla or other Asian fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons red yuzu kosho (see note)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon grated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon shichimi togarashi (optional)

For serving

  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • Black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped scallions


In a large bowl, mix together all marinade ingredients except chicken wings. Add the wings and toss to coat. Cover and let chicken marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
When ready to cook, combine all glaze ingredients in a small saucepan. Simmer over low heat, stirring frequently, until glaze reduces to a saucy consistency, about 20 minutes. Transfer to large mixing bowl and set aside.
Heat a broiler to high. Set a baking rack on top of a rimmed baking sheet and arrange wings on rack. Broil for 12 minutes, flipping wings halfway through, until they are crisp and golden.
Transfer wings to the bowl with the glaze and toss to coat. Transfer wings to a serving platter and garnish with sesame seeds, pepper and scallions. Serve hot.                  
  • NOTE

    If you can’t find red yuzu kosho (available at Japanese specialty markets or from Amazon), you can substitute 1 teaspoon of hot sauce or chile powder mixed with 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice and 1 teaspoon lemon zest.

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