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Shek O Wings

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Post Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:46 pm
BaasPro medium-well
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Location: Alvaton, KY

Hello, I was hoping to try the Shek O Wings tomorrow and I was concerned about the honey and soy sauce burning if grilling over direct heat. When you drain the wings after marinating, do you actually rinse them off? Or do you just shake off as much marinade as possible? Thanks!
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Post Thu Feb 20, 2014 10:19 am
Steven Grilling Guru
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Hi, Rob,

Sorry for delay. You're right: normally sweet sauces and marinades burn when direct grilled. However, because the chicken wings are stretched out lengthwise, you shorten the grilling time and the likelihood of burning. (You also maximize the surface area exposed to the fire, resulting in more caramelization and flavor.) You start on medium-high heat, but back down to medium if the skin starts to brown too quickly. I always keep a grill shield on hand (folded sheet of aluminum foil), so if something starts to burn, I can insert it between the food and the fire.

Please send pictures--your photos are always so mouthwatering!

SR


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