Hot honey fried chicken wings



I will never say no khổng lồ chicken wings. There was this one time I thought about moving towards a pescatarian lifestyle but I just couldn’t part with wings because there are some days when you need a good wing. Not just any wing though! I’m talking about a perfectly seasoned, battered, and fried chicken wing slathered in a sweet-tangy-spicy-zesty sauce. Talk about a good time! So this time of the year is all about appetizers or game day apps and these Hot Honey Fried Chicken Wings deserve a place on your table. They are crunchy, seasoned well in S&P, garlic powder, and smoked paprika then of course generously coated in some hot honey.

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What is Hot Honey? Exactly how it sounds; honey and the hot sauce simmered in butter và spiced with cayenne pepper. Now I will say that the small amount of cayenne seasoning that I used (1 tsp) packs some real heat along with the hot sauce. So if spicy food isn’t your thing you don’t have to địa chỉ as much cayenne or you can use a different hot pepper seasoning.


How to make Hot Honey Fried Chicken Wings

Step 1

Add the frying oil to lớn a frying pan or cast iron skillet and set the heat khổng lồ medium high. While the oil heating, season the clean chicken wings with seasoning salt, pepper, garlic powder, smoked paprika, & cayenne. Massage the seasonings into the chicken and địa chỉ cửa hàng more if you feel like you need more. Pour the buttermilk over the chicken & let it sit while the oil heats up. Showroom your flour lớn a bowl or bag và set aside. You can also season your flour with salt & pepper as well.



Step 2

When your oil is hot (test it by sprinkling a little flour in the oil and if it begins lớn fry, it’s ready) địa chỉ cửa hàng a few pieces of chicken lớn the flour, coat the chicken very well, then place your chicken in the hot oil to lớn fry. Depending on how big or small your pan is you may need to lớn fry your chicken in batches so that you don’t over crowd your pan. Cover the frying pan & let the chicken fry on both sides until done. You should only have khổng lồ flip the wings once. When the chicken is done drain on a paper towel. Also be sure khổng lồ discard the buttermilk.

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Step 3

While your chicken is frying, showroom the butter to lớn a small pot & melt it over medium heat until it begins khổng lồ boil. Remove it from the heat and địa chỉ in the honey, hot sauce, và cayenne pepper then stir well until everything is smooth & combined. Keep the sauce warm on low heat. To lớn coat your chicken, dip the wings into the sauce và evenly coat. Enjoy!

If you don’t want to lớn fry the chicken, follow these steps for crispy baked wings.

Preheat the oven khổng lồ 425°. Line a baking sheet with foil and place a wire baking rack on đứng đầu of the baking sheet.

Dry the chicken wings with a paper towel to lớn remove any excess water or liquid và place them in a large bowl. địa chỉ 1 tablespoon of baking powder lớn the chicken wings and mix well ensuring that each wing is coated. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, smoked paprika, và cayenne. Line the wings on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes. Flip the wings after 20 minutes so that they cook on both sides.