Make 4 servings
Chimichurri sauce (recipe below)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 shallot, minced
5 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped Italian parsley
1 tablespoon finely chopped oregano
1 tablespoon good-quality red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon sugar
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
12 whole chicken wings
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
2 teaspoons pepper, or to taste
Mix together all of the ingredients and allow the sauce to sit at room temperature for a minimum of one hour to allow the flavors of the sauce to develop.
1 . Preheat a gas grill to medium heat. If you are using a charcoal grill, build a fire and let it burn down until the coals are glowing red with a moderate coating of white ash. Spread the coals in an even bed. Clean the cooking grate.
2 . Brush the chicken with oil and season well with salt and pepper. Grill the chicken over direct heat until marked, about four minutes on each side. Move the chicken to the cooler part of the grill and continue to grill over indirect medium heat until the desired doneness is achieved.
3 . Allow to rest briefly before serving, Serve with the chimichurri sauce