Grilled Cola Chicken Wings
Prep: 20 minutes
Grill: 25 minutes • Serves: 8
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 can (12 ounces) cola
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup tomato paste
2 tablespoons cayenne hot pepper sauce
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1.Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over low heat. With kitchen scissors, snip off wing tips; discard. With sharp knife, split wings at the joint into the middle section and drumette.
2.In large bowl, toss wings, oil, salt and pepper. Place wings on hot grill rack; cover and cook 25 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°, turning once.
3.In medium saucepan, heat cola, garlic, brown sugar, tomato paste, hot pepper sauce and paprika to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; cook 10 minutes or until sauce thickens.
4.In large bowl, toss wings and ½ the sauce. Serve with remaining sauce for dipping.
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
354 Calories, 21g Fat (6g Saturated), 150mg Cholesterol,
504mg Sodium, 14g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 26g Protein
Serve with a mixture of sour cream, mayonnaise, lime zest and juice and minced garlic for dipping.