Twisted Wings

wings(made for 36 to 48 large wings)

DAY ONE-Marinate the wings:

  • Bring 4 gallons water and one 12oz. beer to a rolling boil
  • Add wings and cook for 3 minutes (if thawed), 6 minutes (if frozen)
  • Remove from heat, drain, and allow to cool to room temperature
  • Add wings to pot again, and dump 8oz. (half jar) of hot or mild Shuptrine’s Twisted Relish on top
  • Refrigerate other half pint of relish for next day
  • MARINATE: Toss wings with hands to evenly distribute the relish on all surfaces
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight

DAY TWO-Make the sauce and grill the wings:

  • In a large bowl, add the remaining half pint of relish
  • Add 4 cups ketchup, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 2 tsp. minced garlic, 1 tsp. onion powder, 2T cider vinegar, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. black pepper, 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • Combine ingredients thoroughly
  • Pour 75% of the sauce over chicken wings, leaving remainder for basting sauce
  • Toss wings with sauce and grill normally on medium to low heat, reapplying basting sauce when turning