Jeff the 420 Chef’s Hazy Thai Wings

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After a friend’s mother was diagnosed with cancer, a guy named Jeff — he declined to reveal his last name so we’ll just call him “The 420 Chef” — started making edibles. Jeff the 420 Chef has published a whole cookbook of cannabis-infused recipes called “The 420 Gourmet: The Elevated Art of Cannabis Cuisine.”

It was love at first bite when Jeff the 420 Chef first tried the famous fish sauce chicken wings at Pok Pok Noi in Portland. Determined to recreate his own 420 version of Chef Andy Ricker’s sweet lacquered wings, Jeff set himself to the task until he succeeded. Trouble is, now we can’t decide which wings we like better!

Jeff the 420 Chef grinds, soaks and blanches his cannabis using distilled water to remove any impurities before decarbing and infusing the ground herb in extra-virgin coconut oil to release the fat-soluble cannabinoid compounds THC and CBD. (Photo courtesy of Jeff the 420 Chef) (The original image is no longer available, please contact KCRW if you need access to the original image.)