Recipe courtesy of Jake Smollett
Print
Total:
1 hr
Active:
1 hr
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Rub:
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 
  • Kosher salt 
  • 3 pounds chicken wings, wingtips clipped and discarded 
  • 12 mini orange, red and/or yellow bell peppers 
  • 3 serrano chiles 
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 
Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons honey 
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar 
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced 
  • One 8-ounce can crushed pineapple 
  • One 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds 
  • 2 green onions, green parts only, chopped 

Directions

For the wings: In a large bowl, combine the cayenne, white pepper and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add the chicken wings, bell peppers and serrano chiles. Drizzle with the vegetable oil and then, using clean hands and preferably wearing gloves, massage the seasoning mixture into the wings, peppers and chiles. Set aside.

For the sauce: To a medium saucepan over medium heat, add the soy sauce, vinegar, honey, brown sugar, granulated sugar, sesame oil, garlic, pineapple and ginger and stir to combine. Cook over medium heat until reduced by half and thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, about 15 minutes. Cool slightly.

Pour half of the cooled sauce over the wings and peppers, reserving the other half for the finished wings.

Heat a grill pan or a gas or charcoal grill over medium-high heat. Place the wings, peppers and chiles on the grates in a single layer and cook until nicely charred, 6 to 8 minutes per side. Transfer to a serving platter. Pour the remaining sauce over the cooked wings. Garnish with the sesame seeds and green onions.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Balsamic Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes

Caribbean Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Sticky Honey-Soy Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Spicy Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Danny Edwards

Honey-Ginger Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Sticky Asian BBQ Chicken Wings with Sweet Corn Rice and Red Cabbage Slaw

Recipe courtesy of Lorraine Pascale

Crispy Chicken Wings Confit

Recipe courtesy of Greenhouse Tavern

Spiced Honey-Glazed Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Andrea Albin

Ginger Sesame Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Christina Arokiasamy

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped 2.0

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Good Eats

10am | 9c

Good Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Good Eats

11am | 10c

Good Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Man Fire Food

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cake Wars

5pm | 4c

Cake Wars

6pm | 5c

Cake Wars

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Wars

9pm | 8c

Cake Wars

10pm | 9c

Cake Wars

11pm | 10c

Cake Wars

12am | 11c

Cake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Wars

2am | 1c

Cake Wars

3am | 2c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here