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Pepper Jelly Chicken Wings

These grilled chicken wings are sweet & sticky, and with just a little bit of heat they’re a definite crowd pleaser. Brining them in beer overnight helps keep them moist and juicy when grilling, and if you don’t have a grill you can always do these under the broiler. 

Pepper Jelly Chicken Wings

Pepper Jelly Chicken Wings
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Total Time
45 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 tablespoons kosher or sea salt
  2. 500 ml TREE BREWING CUTTHROAT WEST COAST ALE
  3. 2 cups icecubes
  4. 2 1/2 cups chicken stock
  5. 5 pounds chicken wings
  6. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  7. 1 cup TASTE OF THE OKANAGAN BEER BLASTED PEPPER JELLY
Instructions
  1. In a pot over medium-high heat at 2 tablespoons of salt and beer. Stir until salt has dissolved and beer is just starting to simmer; remove from heat. Stir in ice cubes and broth to reduce temperature. Set aside until cool.
  2. Since chicken wings and pat dry. Place chicken wings in a large bowl and cover with brine. Refrigerate for 12-24 hours.
  3. Preheat BBQ Grill to medium high heat.
  4. Remove wings from brine and rinse well. Pat dry with paper towel.
  5. Toss wings with oil, or spray grill rack with non-flammable cooking spray.
  6. Grill wings for 5 minutes, then flip and grill for 5 more.
  7. Meanwhile, melt TASTE OF THE OKANAGAN BEER BLASTED PEPPER JELLY in a small saucepan until spreadable.
  8. Reduce grill temperature to medium.
  9. Brush wings with pepper jelly, and grill for two minutes. Continue to flip and brush with jelly every two minutes until wings are cooked through and starting to char, about 15-20 minutes. Be sure to keep an eye on these as the sugar in the jelly will easily burn.
  10. Remove wings from grill and toss with any remaining jelly.
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