Moroccan spiced chicken wings is a great dish for anyone who enjoys flavorful chicken. This dish is quick and easy to create with only a few ingredients. There are only three steps involved in creating this delicious dish: the marinating process, cooking the chicken, and adding the final touches. There are a number of spices that are required to make this dish, including: turmeric, cumin, mint, and cilantro.
The chicken becomes so flavorful and tender because of the long marination process. These chicken wings are the perfect addition for sporting parties, birthdays, and even holidays. Impress your family, friends, and taste buds when you make this delicious dish.
Moroccan spiced chicken is a quick and easy recipe that requires a few ingredients. These ingredients include: four pound bag of chicken wings, one cup extra virgin olive oil, 1/2 cup lemon juice, 1/4 cup honey, five tablespoons cumin, two tablespoons turmeric, one tablespoon garlic powder, one table spoon kosher salt, one ounce of fresh and finely chopped mint, one ounce of fresh and finely chopped cilantro. There are many tools that can be used while cooking this dish but it really just depends on what you feel comfortable with. Some tools that are required for this dish includes: a large mixing bowl and a cookie sheet. If you have gloves, plastic wrap, and other tools at your disposal please feel free to use them.
The first step is to marinate the chicken. Place your chicken in a large mixing bowl that is big enough to accommodate all of the ingredients. Next, mix in your olive oil, lemon juice, honey, cumin, turmeric, salt, and garlic powder. The easiest and best way to mix a marinade is to put on a pair of gloves first. Next, toss all of your ingredients and make sure that your chicken is evenly coated in the marinade. The marination process is one of the most important steps. When done properly, the marination process will add flavor and maximum texture to the chicken. Cover your mixing bowl with plastic wrap or aluminum foil and sit it in your refrigerator. Let the chicken marinate for at least a 24 hour period to ensure that you chicken has the most flavor available.
After your chicken has marinated for hours, it is now time to cook the chicken. It is important that you make sure to pre-heat your oven to 375 degrees before starting to prepare your chicken any further. Grease a cookie sheet with butter or a cooking spray to ensure that your chicken does not stick to the pan. Next, evenly pour your chicken and marinade sauce onto the cookie sheet. Place the chicken in the oven for about twenty minutes or until every piece of chicken is slightly blackened and completely cooked. If you cannot tell if the chicken is done, just stick a fork into the meat. If the meat is tender and falls apart easily, it is safe to assume that it is done.
After you have marinated and cooked your chicken there is only one final step. This final step involves adding your freshly chopped herbs to the cooked chicken to add more flavor and zest to this delicious chicken dish. To do this you must first, place all of your cooked chicken wings in a bowl. Add the finely chopped mint and cilantro to the chicken. Toss all of these ingredients and make sure that the chicken wings are evenly coated with the herbs. Plate all of the chicken that you will be consuming, and store any leftovers in the refrigerator. Now you are all ready to enjoy your beautifully cooked chicken.
Moroccan spiced chicken wings is a quick and easy dish that can satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. The flavorful chicken will excite your taste buds and overload your senses. Remember that you can add more or less of the spices depending on your personal tastes. The aromatic aroma that is put off by the chicken will have you salivating before you have even tried your first bite. Your family and friends will be begging you to make this dish over and over again for a variety of holidays. Use this as your go-to recipe when you are at a loss of what to cook for dinner.