Sticky Sesame Chicken Wings
1 large garlic clove
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
3 tablespoons mild honey
1 1/2 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
Pinch of cayenne
2 lbs of chicken wings
2 tablespoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted
1 scallion (green part only), finely chopped
- Put oven rack in upper third of oven and preheat oven to 425°F. Line a large shallow baking pan (17 by 12 inches) with foil and lightly oil foil.
- Mince garlic and mash to a paste with salt using a large heavy knife. Transfer garlic paste to a large bowl and stir in soy sauce, hoisin, honey, oil, and cayenne. Set aside a quarter of the sauce, to coat the wings once cooked.
- Arrange wings in 1 layer in baking pan and roast, turning over once, until cooked through, about 35 minutes.
- Transfer chicken wings to a large serving bowl and toss with sesame seeds and scallion.