Charred Cardamom-Spiced Chicken Wings
  • 4 pounds chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Roasted Blackberry-Jalapeño BBQ Sauce (recipe follows), to serve
  • Garnish: chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together chicken wings, oil, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper, and cardamom until fully coated.
  3. Heat a large cast-iron skillet over high heat. Working in batches, place wings, skin side down, in skillet; cook until charred, about 3 minutes. Place chicken, skin side up, in an even layer on prepared pan.
  4. Bake until golden brown and crispy, about 55 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes. Serve with Roasted Blackberry-Jalapeño BBQ Sauce. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.
Recipe by Taste of the South at