I discovered a lovely lovely thing the other day.
This morning, my sister texted me that a friend of hers was sick, and in a hospital 4 hours away. Another friend was going to visit, so she whipped up a batch of muffins to send along. In our family, when any of the following happens:
Death in the family
We bring food. Usually a batch of muffins or cookies. The odd time a meal. I feel things like muffins for snacks are a better.
When a relative had a very very far along miscarriage, my Grandma made an ice cream bucket full of cookies and brought it over for them. The Mom put the bucket on the floor for her three young kids and let them have at ‘er while she had a rest on the couch.
When my Grandma is sick, I always throw together a quick stew (with canned venison, I can have a stew ready to go into a crock pot in 5-10 min) and bring it in an ice cream bucket to her house. I don’t even ask her (of course she’ll say ‘oh it’s okay, I’ll be fine) I just pull our her slow cooker and plug it it, pouring in the stew.
Mom on a mission is always trying to bring a meal to a family when they need it. It is a very very honourable duty.
When browsing her website, I found the Asian Honey Sesame Marinade and just KNEW I needed to use it for chicken wings and drumettes and bbq them. She says that it’s great for pork, chicken, beef, really any type of meat, but it screamed bbq chicken to me!!
As I was sucking the meat off the last bone…I practically screamed. I hadn’t taken a picture!!! Cowboy said I should take a picture anyways, because it shows that we really liked them:
They were out of this world tasty, and a simple marinade as well. She suggests you divide meat between 2 bags, and freeze them in the bags. When you want it, 24 hours before, let it thaw in the fridge and it will continue to marinade! I marinaded it all day, used half, then put the other half in the freezer.
Asian Honey Sesame Marinade
3 – 3 1/2 lbs chicken drumsticks and wings. (Or ready for kebab chicken, pork or beef. It would feed more if you were using boneless meat instead of wings and drumettes)
3/4 c soy sauce
3 tbsp high heat vegetable oil (I used grapeseed)
3 tbsp sesame oil
1/4 c honey
1 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds
3 tbsp grated fresh ginger
5 cloves minced garlic.
Mix together marinade in a bowl. Divide meat between a freezer bag and a liquid tight container. Pour marinade over the two lots of meat. Marinade 12-24 hours, or freeze until ready to use. BBQ on medium-high for 15-20 minutes, turning halfway.
This is truly a really really great BBQ chicken! We’re having them again tonight 🙂