The Ultimate Winter Day Energy Generating Food: Sweet Chilli Chicken Wings

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What is your best food choice to take in when it comes to winter season? For me, I love chicken wings and chillissss. And look what I have found… The healthy version of Sweet Chilli Chicken Wings by Joshua Weissman, creator of SlimPalate.comHis chicken wing recipe is simply yummy! Love it.

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Sweet Chilli Chicken Wings

Author:  Joshua Weissman

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds chicken wings with tips still attached
  • 1 cup tamari or coconut aminos
  • ½ cup raw honey
  • 1 inch knob ginger peeled and grated
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • juice of ½ lime
  • 1½ teaspoons molasses
  • ¾ teaspoon chili flakes (or more depending on how spicy you like your wings. If you like super spicy then go for 1½-2 teaspoons)
  • ½ teaspoon lime zest
  • fresh roughly chopped cilantro

How-to:

  1. Rince your wings with water and pat dry.
  2. In a small bowl mix together all ingredients except the wings to make the marinade.
  3. Place the wings in a medium sized bowl and pour the marinade over the wings. Place wings in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours (don’t go any longer or else your wings will be way too salty).
  4. After marinating line a large baking sheet with foil. Pull your wings out of the marinade and pat dry, reserve the marinade. Place the wings along the baking sheet and avoid overlapping any wings. You may have to do this in two batches if they don’t all fit.
  5. Pour your marinade in a small pot and bring to a boil on medium high heat, stirring often. You will probably have to lower the heat and bring it back up a couple times until you find a good sweet spot for it to stay at a consistent boil without boiling over. Do this until the marinade reduces by ¾ and remove from the heat. Preheat your broiler on high and place your rack about 3-4 inches from the broiler.
  6. Brush the wings with the marinade (I would recommend drizzling a bit of it with a spoon onto the chicken wings and then brushing it to avoid brushing the raw chicken and then contaminating the sauce). Place the wings under the broiler and broil for 3-4 minutes each side, moving wings that didn’t get browned around the sheet if necessary. Remove from the oven and toss with the remainder of the sauce.
  7. Serve immediately and garnish with cilantro.
  8. Enjoy!

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Remember, Your Energy Matters! –KayChong

About: Kay Chong is currently an energy-based food, constant jet-lag recovering & healing food researcher,blogger, healthy eating lifestyle strategist, and a community pharmacist. Kay shares healthy, healing & recovering food recipes, energy boosting food recipes for flight attendants who travel frequently across different time zones and combating with constant jet lag health issues every day. Every recipes that Kay choose, she will make sure that all the ingredients in each and every recipes that are being shared here is the best, healthiest, toxin-free and contain the most healing energy in it. Why? Because Kay believes that the REAL FOOD INGREDIENTS are the most powerful DRUG that can CURE and PREVENT ANY CHRONIC DISEASES on earth!

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Disclaimer: The techniques, strategies, and suggestions expressed here are intended to be used for educational purposes only.The author, Kay Chong is not rendering medical advice, nor to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any disease, condition, illness, or injury. It is imperative that before beginning any nutrition program you receive full medical clearance from a licensed physician. Kay Chong claim no responsibility to any person or entity for any liability, loss, or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly as a result of the use, application, or interpretation of the material presented here.

 

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