Sauces are a goodbet with all chicken parts,but the nooks and cranniesof chicken wings let thesauce collect in pocketsand caramelize duringgrilling, adding anotherlayer of texture and flavor.Many sauces tend to behigh in sugar, which burnseasily, so brush on thesauce during the last10 minutes of grilling. Toglaze 3 pounds of wings,about 1 1/4 cups sauce shoulddoreserve a separatebatch for dipping to avoidcross-contamination.
Makes: 8 servings
- 3/4 cup tomato-based barbecue sauce
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 or 2 teaspoons cider vinegar (optional)
- Stir together 3/4 cup tomato-based barbecue sauce, 2 tablespoons honey and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; thin with 1 or 2 teaspoons cider vinegar, if desired.