Crosby’s Asian Style BBQ Sticky Chicken with Grilled Summer Veggies

Crosby’s molasses is an ideal ingredient for making Asian-style sticky wings due to its unique properties that enhance both flavor and texture. First and foremost, molasses possesses a rich, robust sweetness that adds depth to the overall taste profile of the wings. Its dark, caramel-like flavor complements the savory and umami notes commonly found in Asian cuisine.

Molasses acts as a natural thickening agent, contributing to the stickiness of the wings. This sticky consistency helps the sauce adhere to the wings, ensuring each bite is packed with flavor. It creates a luscious glaze that caramelizes beautifully when cooked, resulting in a shiny and appetizing appearance.

In addition to its flavor and texture-enhancing attributes, molasses provides a touch of bitterness that balances the sweetness, preventing the sauce from becoming overly cloying. This harmonious blend of flavors is a hallmark of many Asian dishes.

Overall, molasses is a perfect choice for Asian-style sticky wings as it adds a complex sweetness, creates a sticky glaze, and contributes to a balanced flavor profile. Its versatility and ability to elevate the taste experience make it an essential ingredient in achieving the desired sticky wing perfection.


Crosby’s Asian Style BBQ Sticky Chicken with Grilled Summer Veggies, recipes

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Crosby’s Asian Style BBQ Sticky Chicken with Grilled Summer Veggies

  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


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Chicken Thighs & Legs

  • 4 chicken thighs skin on
  • 4 chicken legs skin on
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt and pepper


  1. Place the chicken in a medium sized bowl, drizzle the chicken with olive oil and toss until well coated.
  2. Incorporate the salt and pepper and let sit for 20 minutes.
  3. Prepare the BBQ sauce, recipe below.
  4. Place the chicken on the BBQ and grill on high, basting with the Asian style Crosby’s Double Molasses BBQ Sauce.
  5. Keep rotating on each side, grill until the internal temperature reached 165°F


Asian Style Double Crosby’s Molasses BBQ Sauce

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger grated
  • 2 cloves of garlic grated
  • 1/4 cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • 1/4 cup Crosby’s Blackstrap Molasses
  • 1/4 cup black vinegar (Chinkiang vinegar)
  • 1/2 cup Hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup soya sauce
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Sauté the onion, ginger and garlic in oil until soft.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil and simmer for 10-20 minutes. (Sauce will thicken as it cools.)

Grilled Vegetables

Grill the vegetables of your choice on a grill mesh brushing with the same BBQ sauce as the chicken. Remove when they start to char. Approx. 10-12 minutes.

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