In the midst of freezing temperatures and snow in parts of the United States, many are preparing for the Super Bowl game. However, many are also preparing for the party that surrounds Super Bowl watching. Favorites offered include vegetables cut-up, such as celery and fennel. Fresh little cherry tomatoes, black olives, or pickled mushrooms.
Chicken wings are a favorite to offer your guests. A recipe from Senegal called YASSA, is a spicy marinated chicken is delicious if you enjoy spicy chicken. Start this recipe by marinating your chicken for ten minutes to overnight. The longer it is marinated, the more spicier your chicken meat will become. Remember to lightly score your chicken wings or pricking them all over, before you place them in the marinate. This will help them absorb the flavor.
3 large onions, chopped Salt and pepper
2 small cloves of garlic, crushed Juice of 4 lemons
1/2 teaspoon red pepper 1 tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon ginger 1 cup water
Make sure you mix all the marinade ingredients, including the lemon rinds, in a large bowl. Stir well, then add the chicken pieces an allow to marinate for several hours (up to one day). Be sure each piece is either immersed in marinade or turned occasionally to be evenly coated. When ready to cook the chicken, remove it and pat dry with a towel, but reserve the marinade.
Grill over a charcoal fire for 10 minutes on a side or broil in an over. Return the chicken plus 1/2 cup water and the solid marinade to the skillet. Cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes. Serve with rice.
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