caliente chili chicken wings recipe

Caliente Chili Chicken Wings *SUPER BOWL FAVORITE*

Ingredients:
3 lbs. mini chicken drummers n wings

3 Tbsp. Hot Chili Garlic Sauce (Vietnamese)
1/4 cup Sriracha hot chili sauce
1/2 cup Sweet Chili Sauce – Mae Plow
1/2 cup sherry or vermouth
2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. garlic powder
2 Tbsp. honey
1/2 tsp sea salt sea
1 roasting pan

Directions:

Run chicken drummers n wings under cold water.
Rinse well. Dry off with paper towels.

Combine chicken, 1 Tbsp. garlic powder, salt and honey. Bake at 450 degrees for approx 1 hour.

After roasting chicken for one hour chicken it should have a light brown glaze over them.
Take out of oven and immediately pour sherry over the chicken. (Chicken will absorb the flavor of the sherry)

Marinade Ingredients:

3 Tbsp. Hot Chili Garlic Sauce
1/4 cup Sriracha hot chili sauce
1/2 cup Sweet Chili Sauce
2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
1 Tbsp. garlic powder

Marinade Directions:

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Pour mixture over chicken wings; bake at 400 degrees for approx 1/2 hour.

Wings can be served either warm or cold. If you prefer them not as spicy, DO NOT use the hot spicy Sriracha sauce (use mild) and replace Hot Chili Garlic Sauce with regular Chili Garlic Sauce. The flavors will be the same but less intense heat.

Share you comments below if you plan to make these for the upcoming Super Bowl! Let us know how your party guests like these amazing wings!

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Butternut Squash Pie with Walnut

This pie is so delicious and versatile. It is slightly sweet and savory! It is a great pie for Thanksgiving Holidays.

Ingredients:
3 cloves garlic
2 Tbsp. Olive oil
2 Tbsp. ghee
¼ tsp salt -Sea or Himalayan salt
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
Dash of nutmeg
Dash red cayenne pepper
1 pkg. approx 20 oz to 2 lbs butternut squash – cut (approx 2 squash)

Directions for Pie Filling:
Add all ingredients into roasting pan, except for egg whites and honey.
Roast for 30 minutes at 375.

While squash is roasting, begin to make the Brazil Nut crust.

Directions for Pie Crust Ingredients:

3 Tbsp ghee melted
1 1/2 cups Brazil Nuts ***
Pie dish 9 inch
Dash of salt
Place all ingredients in food processor to make fine crumble. Line bottom of pie dish with Brazil Nut crumble and bake for 20 minutes at 375. Chill for 10 minutes in refrigerator before adding Pie Filling.

Assemble Pie Filling:

In food processor, puree roasted squash with:

2 Tbsp. raw honey
1 tsp maple syrup

Place in refrigerator. Chill for 15 minutes.

While filling is chilling 🙂

Beat 3 egg whites until stiff peaks form.
Fold into chilled butternut squash filling.

Make the crumbled topping while the nut crust is baking and the squash is chilling.

Topping Ingredients (Walnut and Hemp Seed Crumble):
1 cup walnuts*
1 cup hemp seeds**
3 Tbsp. ghee melted
1 Tbsp. Pure organic coconut sugar
1 Tbsp. coconut flour

Mix all ingredients for crumbled in a food processor.
Put aside.

Final Assembly:

Add Butternut Squash filling to nut crust. Add the crumbled nut topping. Bake in oven for 30 minutes.

Check out the 7 benefits of Walnuts*

Did you know hemp seeds** help with stress relief and are loaded with magnesium? It’s also the highest source of plant based protein with roughly 13 grams of protein in just 3 Tbsp. Learn more

Brazil Nut *** nutrition facts.

Hemp Seed Crusted Halibut with Garlic Aioli Pesto Sauce

Hemp Seed Crusted Halibut with Pesto Aioli Garic Sauce

Ingredients:

Two 6 oz. fillet of Halibut
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup dry vermouth
1 Tbsp. pesto sauce
1 Tbsp. hemp seed
1 Tbsp. Roasted Aioli Garlic Sauce
from Stonewall Kitchen

Hemp Seed, Dry Vermouth, Garlic Aioli Sauce

Directions:

Make sure halibut is well chilled.
Season halibut with salt. Put Garlic Aioli sauce over top and layer the pesto sauce over Aioli.
Top with hemp seed.
Place in fridge for 15 minutes to infuse flavors. (This can be done in morning and cooked when ready).
Place under broiler for 15 minutes, then add vermouth and let top brown for 5 minutes longer.

This pairs nicely with our Garlic Mashed Cauliflower.  Using cauliflower instead of potatoes is a nice replacement for a low carb lifestyle.

According to Shape Magazine, hemp seeds give you the complete nutritional power of hemp with their blend of omega-3 and omega-6 fats, high fiber content, and quality amino acid profile. Hemp seeds are also high in magnesium, a mineral that helps with relaxation, blood sugar control, blood pressure, and potentially osteoporosis, and that is generally low in women. Three tablespoons of hulled hemp seeds gives you 10 grams (g) of protein, 14g fat (mostly coming from omega-3 and omega-6 fats), and 2g fiber.
Best uses: Hemp seeds are very versatile and can be sprinkled on salad, mixed in with yogurt, or added to a smoothie.

Another hemp seed resource I found interesting.  Read more >>

Shrimp with a Red Curry Coconut Cashew Sauce

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This shrimp dish is quick and takes less than 20 minutes. The shrimp is cooked quickly to keep a sweet moist texture .
It’s better to under cook rather than over cook as to preserve the integrity of the shrimp . Enjoy.

Ingredients to Saute Shrimp:

1 lb. 21/25 shrimp cleaned – tail on
1 tbsp. coconut oil
juice 2 limes
zest of 2 limes
1 tsp. kosher salt
1 tsp. granulated garlic
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
½ tsp. paprika

Sauce:
1 cup cashews or dry roasted peanuts
½ cup medium shredded coconut
3 tbsp. red curry paste
¼ cup Sriracha sauce
3 garlic cloves
1 tsp. kosher salt
3/4 cup vegetable broth

Scallion sliced for garnish :

Process all above ingredients in food processor or Vitamix until well blended.

In Sauté pan ( large enough to hold all shrimp ),
Heat over high with coconut oil. Add shrimp. Spread evenly in pan.  Add all the spices.
Cook shrimp on each side for one to two minutes only .
After browned on both sides, add lime juice and zest of lime.  After 2 minutes add the cashew coconut sauce. Let cook for 3 minutes until finished . (If sauce is to thick at this point you can add some water and cook another minute.)

Top with scallion.

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Superbowl Chicken Wings Asian * gluten free*low sodium

Perfect wing recipe for all you gluten frees out there . Plus this is just a healthier way to eat wings cutting out sugar and salt from usual Asian sauces.
Liquid aminos is very similar to soy sauce without all the salt. But it is a very flavorful condiment .
The honey is the sweetener and thickener. The sriracha sauce gives it that extra kick. No one will know these are actually healthy wings .
These wings are as good cold for weekeday leftovers!

3 lbs wings -approx 25
1 Tbl. sesame oil
1 Tbl. garlic powder
¼ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
4 cloves fresh garlic chopped

Rinse wings under cold water . Pat dry with paper towels. Place wings in a non stick baking pan. First add oil then season with other ingredients.
Bake at 400 for 45 minutes.

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Meanwhile :

Liquid Aminos
Wing Sauce
¼ c liquid aminos *Bragg
¼ c honey
1 Tbl. organic cider vinegar
2 Tbl. Sriracha ( Asian chili sauce)
1 Tbl. granulated garlic

Next heat all the ingredients of the wing sauce until mixture bubbles gently.
Pour mixture over the wings that have been in oven for 30 minutes.
Cook another 15 minutes with liquid over wings.
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All above can be made in morning or day before game or party.

15 minutes before serving cook wings under broiler with oven door slightly open for 2 minutes . Then toss the wings . Let cook another 2 more minutes. Broil wings until dark amber color. Approx 6 minutes total. Wings will brown very fast. (Do not walk away from the oven. Wings will burn quickly.)
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Roasted Cauliflower w/ Harissa Pepper Sauce

Thanksgiving, Christmas and everyday side dish for everyone…Vegetarians and Gluten Free guests will love.

This will soon become a favorite side dish the family will love & beg you to make again. There will not be any leftovers. The Harissa will become a favorite flavor for your future inspirational recipes.

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Ingredients:

2 heads of  cauliflower – cut into medium sized florets
1 jar Harissa – Tunisian sweet peppers
2 lg onions sliced
2 tbsp. coarse sea salt
1 cup olive oil
1 cup pitted Kalamata olives
2 tsp. garlic powder
¼ cup sherry
½ cup toasted pine nuts

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Instructions:

Preheat Oven 425.  Total cooking time is one hour.

Cut cauliflower  into floret pieces.  Mix 3/4 c olive oil, 1 tsp salt , garlic powder. Roast approx. 15 minutes .

Meanwhile, caramelize? onions, 1 tbsp. coarse sea salt, ?1/4 cup olive oil, 1 tsp. garlic powder for approx. 10 minutes over medium heat. When well browned, add ¼ cup of sherry wine and ?saute over medium high heat for approx. 3 minutes longer. Add onions and cherry tomatoes to cauliflower that has been in the oven for 15 minutes. Continue roasting cauliflower for additional 45 minutes.

Add Harissa and olives to cauliflower. Then add the pine nuts. Let sit for at least 15 minutes allowing he flavors to absorb into the cauliflower. It is better the second day. You’re family will love it.

***Harissa at Fairway in canned olive and pepper section of store.

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Farfalle Pasta “Giardeniera” (Gluten Free option)*

Farfalle Pasta Giardeniera

Farfalle is a type of pasta. Commonly known as “bow-tie pasta”, the name is derived from the Italian word farfalle “butterflies”.

Farfalle date back to the 16th century. It originated in Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy.
You could use any pasta with this recipe but the farfalle seem to hold the oils from the marinated peppers and  Sundried tomatoes .. This cold salad presents nicely with this , bow-tie pasta .
This pasta is better the second day. All these condiments marinated all together over pasta ensures you will never make another pasta salad other than this one  to bring to a party . Your friends will love you for sure .
**   You can find all these condiments in  the italian section of your grocery store  usually near the olive oil section .

1 lb. Farfalle pasta
Cooked for 10 minutes and chilled
Or ( gluten free pasta ) **
1-12 oz jar of fried peppers ( Victoria  brand)
2 Cups of mixed pitted kalamata and
Pitted green pimento olives
1- 7 . 5 ounce jar of Sundried Tomatoes in oil sliced into thin strips
1/2 jar of sweet Harissa peppers **

Before serving top
1/4 cup of Balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup toasted pignoli nuts

Toss together well.

** Harissa available Whole Foods
** Gluten free pasta (Trader Joes)
** Victoria brand of peppers for fried peppers and sun dried tomatoes preferred.

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Quinoa with Swiss Chard & Toasted Pignoli Nuts

Quinoa with Swiss Chard & Toasted Pignoli Nuts

2 Spanish onions diced

1 teaspoon fennel seeds

1 teaspoon red crushed pepper

2 tablespoons garlic powder

1 teaspoon black pepper

2 cups quinoa

3 cups vegetable broth

3 to 4 cups swiss chard cut into medium pieces

1/2 cup toasted pine nuts pignoli

3 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon Maldon salt

1/3 cup of Maple vinegar

Cook in dutch oven pan. Saute onions in 3 tablespoons olive oil to medium brown color about 10 minutes over high heat reducing to low heat after a minute . Add red crushed pepper.

Add quinoa to the onions and stir for approx 5 minutes to toast the flavor of the grain and absorb the onion flavor. Toss frequently . Add garlic powder and salt.

Add vegetable broth and let simmer over low heat for 30 minutes uncovered. After 30 minutes, add swiss chard and let quinoa rest on stove for 20 minutes covered .

After quinoa is cooked and cooled off.

Finish off by adding:

1/2 cup of maple vinegar **

or

Make your own

Mix maple syrup 1/3 to 2/3 cup sherry vinegar . To make 1/2 cup maple vinegar .

** Dean n Deluca

Super Spicy Superbowl Wings

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Everyone has a Buffalo chicken wing recipe, but here is a different variation of those famous wings.

1 ½ lb wings
1 cup Aunt Whiskey’s Smoking Hot Bloody Mary Mix
2 T Italian dressing or you can make a quick dressing with 3 tbsp oil, 1 tsp cider vinegar
1 T oregano
2 T salted butter
2 t dark brown sugar
red pepper flake to taste
salt to taste to finish

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Rinse wings and pat dry wings using a paper towel.

In a bowl, wisk together Aunt Whiskey’s, Italian dressing, oregano, dark brown sugar and red pepper flake. Place the wings in an oven-safe pan and pour sauce over them. Add the butter to the pan and place in the oven for about an hour.

After 45 minutes, remove the wings and flip them over, then place them back in the oven.

When out of the oven taste and season with salt if needed.

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You can find Aunt Whiskey’s Smoking Hot Bloody Mary Mix at www.auntwhiskey.com.  If you haven’t tried Aunt Whiskey’s Smoking Hot Bloody Mary Mix, you are in for a real surprise.  It is an unusual combination of ingredients, just to highlight some of the juices: carrot, celery, green pepper and watercress juice.  None of these juices over power the other.  The blend is spicy, but the juices give it a smooth finish.

If you don’t want to use this as a Bloody Mary mix there are many recipe alternatives for Aunt Whiskey’s brew.  I’ll just use this as a cooking condiment!! One of my new favorites for 2013.  Stay tuned for other delicious recipes featuring Aunt Whiskey’s….