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Peach-Lacquered Chicken Wings

Serves4 to 6
  • Active time:15 min
  • Start to finish:35 min
June 2009
Caution: May require finger licking. Gooey chicken wings are sure to please a crowd, not to mention your wallet. The sweet and spicy glaze requires only five ingredients, including peach preserves (though apricot preserves work well, too).

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  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 (3-inch) piece peeled ginger, coarsely chopped
  • 2/3 cup peach or apricot preserves or jam
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot red-pepper flakes
  • 4 lb chicken wings, tips removed if desired
  • Preheat broiler.
  • With motor running, drop garlic into a food processor and finely chop. Add ginger and finely chop.
  • Add preserves, soy sauce, water, and red-pepper flakes and pulse until sauce is combined.
  • Line bottom and sides of a large 4-sided sheet pan with foil and lightly oil foil.
  • Pat wings dry and put in sheet pan. Season with 3/4 tsp salt. Pour sauce over wings and toss to coat, then spread in 1 layer.
  • Broil wings 4 to 6 inches from heat 5 minutes, then turn over and baste with sauce from pan. Continue to broil, rotating pan and turning and basting 3 more times, until chicken is cooked through and browned in spots, 20 to 25 minutes.