Spicy chicken wings with stuffed gem squash – Simply delicious

Spicy chicken wings with stuffed gem squash – Simply delicious

Spicy chicken wings, anyone? Whether served as an appetiser or a main meal, these piquant bites are always welcome. This recipe pairs the chicken wings with stuffed gem squash which makes an absolutely delightful meal.

This recipe is perfect if you have to feed a crowd of about 12 people and it will not even take you up to an hour to prepare. If you do not have so many people around, you can simply reduce the ingredients proportionally.

First, marinate the spicy chicken wings in the flavour-packed homemade marinade. During this time all the delicious flavours are infused with the chicken wings. After 10 minutes, pop the chicken wings into the oven for 30 minutes until they are an appetising golden colour.

In the meantime, cook the gem squash and when cooked, stuff them with tomato salsa. The combination of spicy chicken wings and stuffed gem squash is an absolute winner and will make you reach out for a second portion.

Spicy chicken wings with stuffed gem squash recipe
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Spicy chicken wings with stuffed gem squash recipe

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Recipe by Asande Mpila Course: Main, StarterCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy

Servings

12

servings

Prep time

20

minutes

Cooking time

30

minutes

Total time

50

minutes

Ingredients

  • 24 chicken wings

  • 24 halved gem squash

  • 500 g tomato salsa

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 100 ml olive oil

  • 150 g cooked chillies

  • a handful of fresh herbs

  • 15 ml garlic, crushed

  • 15 ml smoked paprika

  • 15 ml lemon juice

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • In a large pot with boiling water cook the gem squash until soft.
  • While the gem squash is cooking, in a large mixing bowl add the cleaned chicken wings and add the olive oil, cooked chillies, fresh herbs, salt and pepper, crushed garlic and paprika spice. Mix all together and leave for about 10 minutes so that the meat can absorb all the flavours.
  • Remove gem squash from the heat let it cool down.
  • On a baking tray place the chicken wings and grill for about 30 minutes until golden brown.
  • Stuff the gem squash with tomato salsa and serve with chicken wings.

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