Blue Dragon Chinese BBQ Sticky Sauce is for us an essential for barbecues. You might say, the secret is in the sauce!
Suitable for meat-eaters, vegetarians and vegans, the sauce is a lovely blend of molasses, caramel, garlic, ginger and Chinese spices. For me, it is the special smoky taste that makes this sauce very special indeed.
We tried this recipe with the whole family enjoying the Chinese BBQ chicken wings. The menfolk liked the dip although it was a little strong for the children and I don’t like blue cheese so might experiment with a different cheese next time.
The sause is just lovely and great as a marinade too. There are lots of recipes for your delectation over at http://bluedragon.com
Chinese BBQ Wings with Blue Cheese Dip
Serves 6 to Share
For the wings:
1Kg Chicken wings
1 jar Blue Dragon Chinese BBQ Sticky Sauce
1tbsp sesame seeds (toasted until golden in a dry frying pan)
1 bunch spring onions, sliced diagonally (reserve the green part for the dip)
1 bag of mixed salad (we like spinach, rocket and watercress)
For the Dip:
6 tbsp mayonnaise
2 tbsp soured cream
½ lemon, juiced
3tbsp spring onion tops, sliced very thinly
50g Stilton (or other blue cheese), crumbled salt and pepper , to taste.
1. Marinate the wings with a whole jar of blue dragon BBQ sticky sauce in a reseal able plastic bag, and leave to marinate in the refrigerator for at least one hour.
2. Meanwhile, prepare the dip. Mix the mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, Stilton and spring onion tops together. Season to taste. Place the dip in a small bowl and refrigerate until needed.
3. When the wings are ready, remove from the bag and place on a baking tray, in a pre-heated oven at 200° C/ 400° F/ Gas 6 for 35-40 minutes, basting with any extra sauce until tender.
4. When cooked through, arrange on a platter over a bed of mixed leaves. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and spring onion pieces and with the blue cheese dip.
Use a milder blue cheese such as St Agur for a more mellow flavoured dip.