Hot Wings with Ale-8-One Dipping Sauce

This recipe was the entree winner in the 2006 recipe competition among Sullivan University culinary students.

    Wings:
  • 1 lb. chicken wings
  • 1 12 oz. bottle Ale-8-One
  • 2 Tbsp hot sauce
  • 2 Tbsp pineapple juice
  • 1 yellow onion, medium dice
  • Pinch of ground ginger
  • 1 Tbsp garlic salt
  • ¼ C canola or peanut oil for frying
  • Combine all ingredients except chicken wings until thoroughly mixed. Add wings and marinate 1 hour. Remove excess marinade from wings and lightly toss in: 1 C flour and 1 C cornstarch, combined. Deep fry for 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees.

    Dipping Sauce:

  • Reduce 1 12 oz. bottle Ale-8-One by half.
  • Stir in:

  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp molasses
  • 2 Tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • Reduce by half or until sauce becomes syrupy.