- 1-2 tbsp olive oil
- 3 stalks lemongrass OR 3 tbsp lemon or lime zest (remove the outer layers of the lemongrass
and chop up before putting into the food processor)
- 1 cup cilantro sprigs
- 8 garlic cloves, peeled
- 1/2 tbsp turmeric
- 1/2 tbsp sea salt
- 1/2 tbsp pepper (or to taste)
- 10-12 chicken wings- approximately 1.5 pounds (if making two pounds go ahead and double
ingredients for marinade)
Curried Lemongrass Cilantro Wings
This recipe combines the flavors of garlic, lemongrass, cilantro and turmeric to make for a
fragrant spice paste that is an awesome combination on smoked/grilled chicken wings. Simply
pulse all the ingredients together in the food processor and then let the chicken wings marinate
in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Reserve a bit of the marinade for an extra flavor kick at the
end right before serving. The combination of smoky flavor paired with aromatic scents make
for an out of this world flavor combination!
-Combine olive oil, lemongrass/or zest, cilantro, garlic, turmeric, sea salt and pepper in the food
processor and pulse until uniformly mixed – you are looking to make a seasoning “paste”.
-Reserve about 2 tbsp of the marinade to drizzle before serving. Marinate the chicken wings for
30 minutes before putting on the grill.
-Prepare your grill at 400 degrees.
-Grill your wings, turning halfway during the process, for approximately 15-18 minutes OR until the internal temperature has reached 170 degrees with an internal read thermometer.
-Once you’ve reached 170 degrees, pull the wings off and drizzle with the remaining marinade.
-Add a few extra sprigs of cilantro for extra color on the wings. Enjoy!
Recipe written by Robyn at GrillGirl.com