The Spicy Olive’s Spicy Pesto Chicken Wings

THE SPICY OLIVE’S SPICY PESTO WINGS
For the peppered oil:
1 cup of The Spicy Olive’s Chipotle infused Olive Oil
1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
1 clove of garlic
Grated zest of 1 lemon
For the Pesto ( The Spicy Olive sells a delicious Pesto that would make this recipe simple)
1 cup of fresh basil
3 tablespoons of pine nuts
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus more for the topping
2 cloves of garlic
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/3 – 1/2 cup The Spicy Olive’s Picual or other Medium EVOO
Kosher Salt
For the Wings
2 lbs of chicken wings
Kosher Salt and freshly ground pepper
Make peppered oil; combine the Chipotle Olive Oil, red pepper flakes, garlic and lemon zest in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat to infuse the oil – 5-8 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool 20 minutes., then strain the oil and set aside.
Make the pesto; combine the basil, pine nuts, parmesan, garlic and lemon juice in a food processor and pulse to make a paste. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil until desired consistency is achieved. Season with salt and pepper.
Make the wings; preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread the wings on a rimmed baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with about 1/4 cup of the peppered oil – toss. Refrigerate and marinate for 2hrs. Cook until browned and crispy, about 45 min. Transfer the wings to a platter, drizzle with pesto and gently toss. Sprinkle the parmesan cheese  and drizzle more peppered oil.

The Spicy Olive’s Chicken Skewers

 Do you love Chicken Satay  as an appetizer at a restaurant? Need an appetizer for Sunday’s game?

Try chicken skewers !

1 package boneless, skinless chicken tenderloins

bamboo skewers-soak in water so they won’t burn on grill

1/4 cup The Spicy Olive’s Cilantro and Roasted Onion or Garlic olive oil

salt and pepper to taste

1/2 cup Peanut butter

1 Tablespoon The Spicy Olive’s Toasted Sesame oil

1 teaspoon soy sause

1 Tablespoon The Spicy Olive’s Honey Ginger white balsamic

green onion, sliced for garnish

 

Thread chicken tenders onto skewers, brush chicken with Cilantro & Roasted Onion Infused Olive Oil add salt, pepper and grill on both sides. until done (internal temp. of 165)  Serve with Peanut Sauce – mix peanut butter with Cilantro and Roasted Onion or Garlic olive oil (1 Tablespoon ), Sesame Oil, soy sauce, Honey Ginger White Balsamic and top with some green onions….it is a sure crowd pleaser!

The Spicy Olive's Creamy Lemin Chicken

The Spicy Olive’s Lemon Chicken

A great dinner recipe!
CREAMY LEMON CHICKEN
4 Thinly Sliced Chicken Breasts
1 teaspoon Salt
3/4 teaspoon Pepper
1/2 cup Flour
2 Tablespoons The Spicy Olive’s Butter Infused Olive Oil
2 Tablespoons The Spicy Olive’s Tuscan Herb Infused Olive Oil
½ onion – chopped
3/4 cup Chicken Broth
2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
1 Lemon – sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup Heavy Cream
garnish with diced fresh parsley
Sprinkle chicken breast with salt and pepper. Place flour in shallow bowl and dredge (cover) chicken in flour, making sure to evenly coat both sides of chicken.
Heat butter infused oil and Tuscan Herb oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook for approximately 4-5 minutes per side, or until it is golden brown and cooked through. Remove chicken from heat and place on a plate. Sautee onion until translucent and stir in chicken broth, lemon juice, lemon zest, and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes, until it starts to thicken. Add heavy cream and continue to cook for 1-2 minutes.
Taste sauce and add salt to taste.
Place chicken breast back into pan and coat with sauce. Cook until heated through. Sprinkle with Italian parsley.
The Spicy Olive's Chicken Kebabs

The Spicy Olive’s Chicken Kebobs

Recipe:
CHICKEN KABOBS
6 wood skewers soaked in cold water for 30 minutes
1/2 cup The Spicy Olive’s Barrel Aged Red Wine Vinegar
1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup The SPicy Olive’s California Cuvee EVOO or other single varietal olive oil
2 ½ teaspoons dried parsley flakes
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
5 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut in cubes
1 red bell pepper cut into 1 inch pieces
2 small zucchini cut into 1 inch slices
1 red onion cut into 1 inch pieces (optional)
8 -10 Cremini or white mushrooms sliced in halves
Whisk vinegar, soy sauce, EVOO, parsley, basil, oregano, garlic powder, and black pepper together in a bowl and pour 1 cup of the marinade into a resealable plastic bag, add chicken, coat with the marinade, squeeze out excess air, and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator, at least 4 hours. Store the remainder ½ cup in a glass container (this you will use to brush onto meat and veggies when grilling) . Preheat grill for medium-low heat and lightly oil the grate. Drain and discard marinade. Thread chicken, peppers, onions, zucchini and mushrooms onto skewers alternately. Grill kabobs on the preheated grill until chicken has no pink in the center, 4 to 6 minutes per side (total time about 15 min.). Brush marinade onto veggies and chicken every time you turn kabobs on grill.

The Spicy Olive’s Chicken and Spinach Pomegranate Salad

A beautiful salad to look at, equally delicious to eat! This makes a great dinner for the hot days of summer ahead!

The Spicy Olive’s Sesame Chicken Pasta

This recipe is adapted from “As Old As Time” Cookbook available at The Spicy Olive. We changed up the recipe a bit by adding chicken to make it a main dish instead of a side dish.

If you are vegetarian, leave the chicken out and add more of your favorite vegetables.

This dish is also delicious served cold and great to take to pot locks to share with friends!

The Spicy Olive’s Spicy Lemon GInger Chicken Wings

The Spicy Olive’s Cayenne Chili pepper olive oil is back and there is no better way to enjoy it then on these delicious chicken wings!

The Spicy Olive’s Peach Balsamic Chicken

An easy but delicious weeknight dinner! This recipe would also be wonderful with boneless pork chops or sliced pork tenderloin medallions! The Spicy Olive’s Ripe Peach balsamic adds a lot of peach flavor and a slight sweetness to this dish. Enjoy!

The Spicy Olive’s Blackberry Ginger Chicken Wings

Ingredients
4 pounds chicken “party” wings
2 tablespoons The Spicy Olive’s Garlic Olive Oil (or olive oil of your choice)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
3/4 cup The Spicy Olive’s  Blackberry Ginger Balsamic Vinegar
1/4 cup soy sauce

Directions
Combine soy sauce, balsamic, pepper, olive oil and wings in a large, zip-top bag. Close bag and refrigerate 4 hours to overnight.

Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat.

Remove the chicken wings from the marinade and pat dry. Cook the wings on the preheated grill, turning occasionally, until the chicken is well browned and no longer pink, 25 to 30 minutes.

 

Place the reserved marinade in a small sauce pot set over medium-low heat, and gently simmer until reduced by half, approximately 5 minutes.

Place grilled wings in a large bowl. Drizzle with reduced balsamic marinade and toss to coat well.

 

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