BBQ Chicken wings
BBQ Chicken wings with smoky cherry tomatoes
Recipe by Hylton Espey
Hot smoked cherry tomatoes and garlic:
1 disposable foil oven tray
1 cup wood chips/shavings
500g cherry tomatoes, halved
1 garlic bulb, cloves separated and peeled
Place the wood chips into the foil tray, then place the cooling rack onto the chips.
Arrange the cherry tomatoes, cut side up, along with the garlic cloves onto the rack, then cover with foil.
Place tray directly onto the stove top, and cook on high heat until smoke appears.
Once smoking, turn burner down to low, then smoke for a further two minutes.
Smoked cherry tomato sauce:
Hot smoked garlic and tomato
500g cherry tomatoes, whole
3 cups Selati Muscovado sugar
3 cups red wine vinegar
½ cup molasses
1 chilli, split
2 bay leaves
1 L water
3 cinnamon sticks
1 tbsp dry basil
30g thyme, picked
1 tsp black pepper
1 tbsp paprika
Combine all ingredients in a pot with the smoked tomato and garlic
Cover with a lid and simmer gently for 45mins
Remove lid and reduce on high heat
Blend till smooth and sieve
500g Chicken Wings, split
30g Thyme, picked and chopped
Season wings with salt and pepper and toss with oil and thyme
Slow roast in your oven or weber at 140 degrees until tender
Increase temperature or grill until well coloured
Baste with BBQ and serve with coleslaw and plenty of sauce on the side
For best results, use Selati!