Hot and Honeyed Chicken Wings

3 lb chicken wings
3/4 cup picante sauce
2/3 cup honey
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup Dijon-style mustard
3 tbs vegetable oil
2 tbs finely shredded ginger
1-1/2 tsp finely shredded orange peel

Cut off and discard wing tips; cut each wing in half at joint. Place in 13x9 inch baking dish. Combine remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over chicken wings. Cover and refrigerate at least 6 hours or overnight. Place chicken wings and sauce in a single layer on foil-lined 15x10 inch jelly roll pan. bake at 400F 40 to 45 minutes or until well browned. Serve warm or at room temperature with additional picante sauce.

Makes about 34 appetizers.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana