Balsamic Glazed Wings

Cooking Time: 40-55 min    Servings: 4-6

Products needed:

  • Harissa Infused Olive Oil
  • Fig Balsamic Vinegar

Ingredients:

  • ¼ c Olive Scene Harissa Olive Oil
  • ½ c Olive Scene Fig Balsamic Vinegar
  • ½ c honey
  • ½ c brown sugar
  • ¼ c soy sauce
  • 5 sprigs of rosemary
  • 5 garlic cloves, halved
  • 18-20 chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

Directions:

  1. Combine the balsamic, honey, brown sugar, soy sauce, rosemary sprigs, and garlic cloves, in a medium bowl.
  2. Wisk in the olive oil and put all into a large, re-sealable plastic bag.
  3. Add the chicken drumsticks to the bag and seal with as little air as possible in the bag.
  4. Place in the refrigerator and marinate for 2 hours.
  5. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  6. Place the chicken drumsticks on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  7. Bake until the skin is caramelized and very dark in spots, about 25-30 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, place the marinade in a small saucepan.
  9. Bring the marinade to a boil (in order to kill bacteria).
  10. Reduce the heat to simmer and cook over low heat until thick, about 15 minutes.
  11. Remove the garlic and rosemary. Reserve. Use a pastry brush to brush some of the cooked marinade on the cooked wings.
  12. Place the chicken on a serving platter. 
  13. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds.
  14. Serve with the remaining cooked marinade as a sauce on the side