Old Monk Sticky Chili Chicken

Similar to the fiery chicken with tequila and lime, this experiments with replacing tequila with rum. And you cannot go wrong with a combination of spices, honey and rum.

Ingredients

  • 6 – 7 Chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tablespoon Coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1/4 cup Green Chili & Garlic paste (Use 3 Green Chilies & 8 – 9 Garlic cloves)
  • 1/2 cup Dark Run
  • 2 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 inch Ginger (grated)
  • 1 Lemon Juice and Zest
  • Cilantro stems (handful)
  • 1 tablespoon Peppercorn (crushed)
  • 1 Green Chili

Prepare the Marinade

  1. Pound the ginger, a green chili and peppercorns in a large bowl.
  2. Add the lemon juice, zest to the mix.
  3. Use this mix and the chicken a good massage.
  4. Cover and let it sit overnight.

Directions

  1. Heat a pan with coconut oil and roast the chicken till it turns brown on both sides.
  2. Continue cooking on a low flame for 25 minutes (Alternatively, you can cook in a preheated over for 25 minutes).
  3. In another pan, mix the Chili Garlic paste, Honey, Rum, Butter and Soy sauce to a simmer.
  4. The sauce will thicken in a few minutes.
  5. Taste and adjust the sauce based to comfort your taste buds.
  6. Once the chicken is cooked; toss it in the sauce.
  7. Serve with cilantro and lemon wedges.

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Vandan

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