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How to Make Espresso BBQ Hot Wings

Espresso BBQ Hot Wings
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Recipe by Jon Bohn, executive chef, The Mill

Here's what you need:

  • 1lb chicken wings
  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup chilled espresso
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1tsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


 

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Toss your wings with salt and pepper, then push them reeeeeal good into a nonstick pan. Place said pan on pictured fire. Ooooh baby baaaby.

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Add the ketchup to a mixing bowl. Now pour it from that mixing bowl into an even larger mixing bowl.

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Stir in a cup of chilled espresso or iced coffee.

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Soy sauce next.

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Put the salt, pepper, chili powder, and Worcestershire sauce into classy-looking metal containers. Okay, now you can add them to the bowl.

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Stir in the molasses 'til your sauce looks like this.

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When the wings are almost done, brush BBQ sauce on (yes, you really just made BBQ sauce that easily and yes, that's a paintbrush). Let it burn a little bit.

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Now hide them in your pockets. Or on a plate. Your call.