RECIPE OF THE WEEK: sticky Chinese wings and cucumber

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: sticky Chinese wings
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: sticky Chinese wings

A TASTE of the Orient to whet your appetite.

INGREDIENTS:

16 large chicken wings

125ml reduced salt soy sauce

140g dark soft brown sugar

5 tbsp white wine vinegar

half cucumber, peeled into fine ribbons

METHOD:

Prep 10 mins

Cook 40 mins

1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. In a roasting tray, toss the wings with the soy sauce, 125g of the sugar, 2 tbsp of the vinegar and some cracked black pepper. Roast for 40 mins, turning occasionally until lacquered.

2. Meanwhile, bring the remaining sugar and vinegar to the boil for about 1 min, until the sugar dissolves. Leave to cool, then toss with the cucumber ribbons. Serve the sticky wings with the cucumber and some boiled rice.