Harissa Hot Wings

164/18: Harissa Hot Wings

164/18 – Harissa Hot Wings:

A few weeks back I went to Berber&Q for dinner with Phil from love2bbq. We had a great evening and the food was awesome. One of my favourite dishes was Harissa Hot Wings so I had to cook them myself!

The Book:

This recipe is from Berber & Q by Josh Katz:


Price: £15.54
Was: £25.00

You can see all my previous cooks from this book by clicking the picture below:

Berber & Q

The Meat:

Two packs of chicken wings from Gartmorn farm, a bargain at £2 a pack! I mainly cook only with chicken from these guys these days as it’s some of the highest quality and best tasting chicken I have eaten to date.

The Prep:

I took the chicken wings and chopped each one in half.

Harissa Hot Wings

Then I mad the Wings Rub with Aleppo chilli flakes, smoked paprika, garlic powder, ground cumin, soft dark brown sugar, salt and pepper. The Aleppo chilli was from Steenbergs – £2.75 for 45g, it’s the best quality Aleppo chilli I have seen so far.

Harissa Hot Wings

Wings mixed with the rub.

Harissa Hot Wings

The Cook:

I fired up a full chimney of Oxford Charcoal Marabu then poured it into the vortex. The Marabu was sparking a fair bit when it was lighting up, best for inside the KJ I think. 

Chicken in place and a lump of Cherry wood on top.

Harissa Hot Wings

After 20 minutes I flipped the chicken and after another 20 minutes it was ready.

Harissa Hot Wings

Whilst the chicken was cooking I had made the Harissa hot sauce with spring onions, extra virgin olive oil, salt, rose harissa, honey, lemon juice, red wine vinegar and coriander. The rose harissa was from Steenbergs – £2.65 for 40g. I have used it a few times now and it’s so tasty.

Once the chicken was ready I heated up the hot sauce and mixed it in the wings. Garnished with spring onions, Aleppo chilli flakes, toasted peanuts, coriander and pickled chillies.

Harissa Hot Wings

Time to Eat:

A bit too much coriander but I had loads left so added extra! Harissa Hot Wings

The wings were served with Whipped Feta (Feta, creme fraiche and Dijon mustard). Harissa Hot Wings

SUMMARY:

Another fantastic recipe from the Berber&Q book and I really enjoyed the taste of these. I managed to get them pretty close to how I remember them in the restaurant too which is a great result. Highly recommend this dish and I will be making it again for sure!

The chicken was top notch as always. Great taste, juicy and tender. Bargain at £2 a pack.

Cook Difficulty: 3/5 
Cook Duration: Medium: 3/5
Cook Equipment: Napoleon Pro 22
Cook Method: Vortex
Charcoal: Oxford Charcoal Marabu
Smoking Wood: Treetops Cherry
Cook temperature: Hot
Cook time: 40 minutes
Internal temperature: 75c Thermapen
Notes: No major changes, great dish.

This recipe is from Berber & Q by Josh Katz:


Price: £15.54
Was: £25.00
 

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