Ale 8 One Glazed and Stuffed Chicken Wings

by Chef Jeremy Ashby

  • 10 chicken wings, wing tips removed for sauces, stock or soup (local chicken if possible)
  • .5 lbs ground pork
  • 1/2 cup diced shiitake mushroom
  • 1 tbs garlic, minced
  • 1tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tbs fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1 tbs hoisin sauce
  • 1 Ale 8 One

Spice rub (optional)

  • 1tbs salt
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2-teaspoon ground clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

MOP

In a mixing bowl add the ground pork, garlic, ginger, cilantro, hoisin.  Mix ingredients together and form into little balls 1.5 ounces a piece.  Place a ball of stuffing in the open cavity created by frenching the wings.

Prepare the spice rub by mixing the spices together.

Sprinkle the spice rub liberally all over the chicken wings.

In a small saucepot add the Ale 8 One and slowly submerge the stuffed side of the chicken wings in the beer.  Turn the stove on medium and simmer the wings for 20 minutes. Remove wings and place on a serving plate.  

Reduce the leftover Ale 8 One by 1/2.  adjust the seasoning and drizzle the sauce on the wings.  Enjoy.