Palomino Spicy Garlic Pepper Wings

Palomino Restaurant was a popular locale in Minneapolis in the early 1990s. While the restaurant can still be found in other cities, it closed in Minneapolis.  But, before it left, I was sure to secure it’s wing recipe.

Palomino Spicy Garlic Pepper Wings
Garlic Cilantro Marinade:
1 lg. head garlic, separated, peeled, minced
1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
2 tbsp. coarse black pepper
1 tsp. curry powder
¼ tsp red pepper flakes, crushed
1/3 c. soy sauce
½ c. vegetable oil
2 lbs. chicken drummettes

Spicy Garlic Pepper Sauce:
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Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken

I love Vietnamese food and found this recipe to be a keeper…restaurant quality!

It was adapted from a recipe that appeared in Food & Wine Magazine in an October 2007 article titled “Simply, Tasty Vietnamese Cooking,” and there are other great recipes there too.  The article an be found at

Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken
2 tbsp. Asian fish sauce
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tbsp. curry powder
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Goodfellow’s No Work Chicken, no, … err, Turkey, Tweaked

Taking it easy tonight with what’s on hand. That means it’s time to turn to Barbara Goodfellow’s No Work Chicken from her great 1974 handwritten series Make It Now~Bake It Later.  My tweak follows.

Here’s Barbara Goodfellow’s original recipe:

No Work Chicken

“So good ~and its best when prepared the day before,” Barbara Goodfellow

Chicken breasts for 4
½ c. honey
½ c. Dijon-style wet mustard
1 tbsp. curry powder

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