-3-5 Lbs Chicken Wings
-1-2 Hickory Wood Planks, Soaked in Water for 15minutes prior to Grilling
-4-6 Habanero Chili Peppers, Roasted in Iron Skillet, Stemmed/Seeded (to taste), Chopped.
-1 Medium Sweet Onion, Diced
-3 T Yellow Bell Pepper, Diced
-3-4 Cloves Garlic, Peeled & Minced
-2 Cups Tomato Sauce
-1 Cup Honey
-1/3 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
-1/2 Lime, Juiced
-3 T Brown Sugar
-2 T Mustard
-2 T Worcestershire
-2 T Olive Oil
-2 T Butter, Room Temperature
-1 t Liquid Smoke
-Kosher Salt / Pepper, To Taste
*Exercise Caution when handling Peppers / Seeds
*Absolutely Refrain from contact Pepper / Seeds / Juice Contact to Eyes, Nose/Ear Orifices, and/or Elbows.
-1 T Smoked Paprika
-1 t Granulated Garlic
-1 t Kosher Salt
-1 t Ground Peppercorn
-1/2 t Brown Sugar
-1/2 t Ground Cayenne Pepper
METHOD to the MADNESS:
-Pre-Heat Grill to Medium/HOT.
-In Large Plastic Bag Combine Chicken Wings & Dry Rub Spices.
-Seal Bag, Massage Spices into Wings, & Refrigerate for up to 6hrs, or until Ready for GRILL.
-Over Medium/High Heat, In a HOT (Iron) Skillet, Roast Habanero Pepper, Turning to ensure Charring across Pepper Surface, ~15minutes.
-Remove Pepper from Skillet, Stem, Seed (to taste), & Chop Pepper.
-In Separate large Skillet, over Medium/High Heat, pour 2T Olive Oil.
-When Olive Oil is HOT, Add Onion/Garlic, Cooking until Onion is Golden Brown & Tender to Touch.
-Add Roasted Habanero & Bell Pepper to simmering Onion/Garlic, Sauteing together for additional 2-3 Minutes.
-Over Simmering Onion/Peppers, slowly add All Remaining Sauce Ingredients, bringing to Boil, then simmering for 20-25minutes, or until Sauce thickens to desired consistency.
-Remove Sauce from Heat & Pour in Mixing Bowl or Blender.
-With Hand-Mixer (or Blender) puree until 90% Smooth, then cover, & set aside until ready for application to Wings.
-Remove Dry-Rubbed Wings from Plastic Bag & Place on Hickory Wood Plank.
-Over Cooler Edge of Medium/HOT Grill, Set the Plank (Loaded with Wings).
-Cover Grill & Cook for 20-30 Minutes, turning Wings over once, at 10-15minutes.
-Liberally Brush Wings with Habanero Honey Sauce, & Grill for additional 5 Minutes over Plank, or until Sauce begins to Caramelize.
-Brush again with Sauce & Move Wings over the Well-Oiled HOTTEST Grill Grates.
-Grill 2 Minutes per Side, or until Char Marks defined.
-Pull from Heat & Plate.
-Serve Wings HOT, with additional Sauce for Dipping, & alongside a 6’er of COLD Adult-Flavored Carbonated Beverages. As Crazy Delicious as these Wings are, ALL 6 Brewskies may be necessary – these Sweet & Spicy Wings will kick your face from the Inside-OUT!! A bit of cool relief will be Needed. ENJOY!