Dante's Chicken Tortellini
No inferno here, just peppery hot chicken wings. Tortellini in a spicy marinara sauce round out this meal bursting with flavor.
For Parmesan Pepper Crumb Breading:
4 cups Japanese bread crumbs
2 cups Parmesan cheese, grated
2 tsp. red pepper flakes, crushed
48 chicken wings
24, 8-in. bamboo skewers
Butter flavored oil
24 cups cheese tortellini pasta, cooked al dente, drained, rinsed, warm
12 cups spicy marinara sauce, commercially prepared, warm
1. Combine bread crumb ingredients in a shallow pan.
2. Store wings under refrigeration prior to use. Thread 2 wings per skewer. Dip both sides in oil to coat, then dredge in crumb mixture. Shake off excess.
3. Layer skewers on lined sheetpan and bake in a 350°F oven for 30-40 min. (or for 8-10 min. in convection oven).
4. For service: Portion 2 cups pasta on plate. Ladle 1 cup sauce over pasta. Arrange two skewers over top.