The secret to making authentic Thai wings is the overnight galangal and chile marinade. Used in Thai cooking, galangal is similar to ginger, and the key spice in many Thai coconut milk-based soups. Here, galangal is combined with turmeric (another close cousin to ginger), coconut milk, garlic and hot chiles to create wings that have that authentic, spicy Thai flavor. Cool them off with a classic Thai peanut dipping sauce. Galangal can be difficult to find, but don't worry. Simply substitute 1/2 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger for the ground galangal and your guests will never know.
Recipe courtesy of Christopher B O'Hara
Episode: Wing It!
Total:
8 hr 25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Marinade:
Thai Peanut Sauce:

Directions

Marinade:

To make the marinade: using a food processor, grind the ingredients into a paste the consistency of thin yogurt. Reserve small amount for basting and transfer the remaining marinade to a glass bowl. Add the cleaned and trimmed chicken wings. Toss liberally, cover with plastic wrap, and marinate in the refrigerator overnight.

To grill the wings, shake off the excess marinade and grill the wings over medium heat for approximately 5 minutes per side, or until crispy. Brush them frequently with the reserved marinade, and be careful not to burn the wing tips. The wings should have a crispy texture with a deep mahogany color when done.

Serve with the Thai Peanut Sauce.

Thai Peanut Sauce:

To make the peanut sauce, add the peanuts along with the peanut oil to a food processor. Blend, on high, until the peanuts form a rough paste. Add the rest of the ingredients except for the cilantro; blend until smooth. Stir in the cilantro and thin with peanut oil to taste.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Classic Hot Wings

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Grilled Chicken Sliders

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Coconut Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Grilled Chicken Wings with Spicy Chipotle Hot Sauce and Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Savory Curry Granola with Coconut Oil, Nuts and Seeds

Recipe courtesy of Eddie Jackson

Sticky Wings

Recipe courtesy of Family Circle Magazine

West Virginia-Style Hot Dog

Recipe courtesy of Katie Lee

Coconut Rice

Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Chopped

          10pm | 9c

          Chopped

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Chopped

          1am | 12c

          Chopped

          2am | 1c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c
          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking