Deep-Fried Chicken Wings
Deep-fried chicken wings is a popular meal that is enjoyed the year around, no matter what the
season is. This in one of the most sought after chicken recipes that even health conscious people
enjoy. The calories is approximately 102 kcal. Preparing chicken wings is really easy and less time-
How to Deep-Fry Chicken Wings
Making deep-fried chicken wings is child's play and does not require much effort. Given below are
some directions for cooking chicken wings;
Clean the chicken wings in cold water. Remember to remove the wing tips before marinating the
wings in the batter. Keep the cleaned chicken wings aside.
For the coating, mix one presto deep fryer package of breading with water (or according to the
instructions given on the package). In another bowl, mix the flour will your favorite seasonings.
Coat the chicken wings with flour and dip them into the breading mix. Apply another coat of flour on
the chicken pieces and keep them in a basket. The double coat of flour on the chicken wings will
ensure a crunchy texture.
In a deep bottomed skillet, heat vegetable oil, just enough to completely cover the chicken wings.
Drop the chicken wings into the skillet and fry them by turning them occasionally till all the sides
appear golden brown. Once the chicken wings are done, remove them from the skillet and drain the
excess oil on paper towels. Garnish them with your favorite sauce or dipping.
Recipes to Deep-Fry Chicken Wings
Chicken wings can be cooked in a number of different ways, adding ingredients of your choice.
Given below are some recipes for deep-frying chicken wings, that are sure to make you lick your
fingers and crave for more.
Deep-Fried Chicken Wings Recipe
Chicken wings (approximately 3 pounds), 15
Oil for deep-frying, 1 cup
All-purpose flour, Â¼ cup
Green onions, finely chopped, 2
Soy sauce, 5 teaspoons
Sesame seeds, 2 teaspoons
Cornstarch, Â½ cup
Canola oil, Â¼ cup
Sugar, Â¼ cup
Salt, 1Â½ teaspoons
Cut the chicken wings after clipping the wing tip section. Take a large bowl and mix the all-purpose
flour, sesame seeds, cornstarch, sugar and salt and combine them properly. Beat the eggs in a
separate bowl and add soy sauce and canola oil. Pour this egg mixture into the flour and whisk the
mixture till all the ingredients blend well together. Transfer the chicken wings to the batter and coat
them till the wings are completely covered with the batter. Cover the bowl and marinate the chicken
wings for 3 hours in a refrigerator. Heat oil in a deep skillet and fry the wings for about 6 to 7
minutes by turning them occasionally till the sides become crispy brown. Place these chicken wings
on a plate with paper towels till the excess oil drains out. Transfer these chicken wings to a serving
plate and garnish with finely chopped green onions.
Buffalo Deep-Fried Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Dressing
Ingredients for the Wings
Chicken wings, 2 pounds
Hot sauce, 1 tablespoon
Canola oil, 2 cups
Freshly ground pepper, 1 teaspoon
White wine vinegar, 2 teaspoons
Butter, 2 tablespoons
Salt, 1 teaspoon
Ingredients for Blue Cheese Dressing
Mayonnaise, 1 cup
Blue cheese, crumbled, Â¼ cup
Finely chopped onion, 2 tablespoons
White wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon
Pepper, 1 teaspoon
Fresh parsley, chopped, Â½ cup
Finely chopped garlic, 1 tablespoon
Sour cream, Â½ cup
Fresh lemon juice, 1 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Deep-fry the chicken wings in canola oil for about 15 minutes till they become golden brown.
Remove them from the skillet and drain on paper towels. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over
medium heat and add the vinegar and hot sauce and stir. Now place the chicken wings in the sauce
pan and cover them with the sauce. Bake these wings in sauce for about 15 minutes. For the blue
cheese dressing, mix all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk them till they combine properly. You
can also refrigerate this dressing if you wish. Transfer the chicken wings to a platter with celery and
top it with the dressing.
Cajun Deep-Fried Chicken Wings
Chicken wings, 12
Freshly squeezed lemon juice, 2 tablespoons
Garlic cloves, finely chopped, 4
Brandy, 2 tablespoons
Bay leaves, crumbled, 5
Paprika, 2 teaspoons
Cayenne pepper, Â¾ teaspoon
Dry mustard, 1Â½ teaspoons
Dried thyme leaves, Â¾ teaspoon
Caraway seeds, Â¾ teaspoon
Ground cumin, Â¾ teaspoon
Ground coriander, Â¾ teaspoon
Salt, Â½ teaspoon
Cook the chicken wings in boiling water for about 10 minutes to remove the excess fat. Drain the
water and place them on a plate to cool them. Grind the bay leaves, garlic, coriander, cayenne
pepper, mustard, caraway seeds, cumin, thyme, salt and paprika. Mix the brandy and lemon juice to
the ground spices and make them into a thick paste. Coat the cooked chicken wings with this herb
paste. Fry them in hot oil in a deep skillet till they turn brown. Remove them from the skillet and
drain them on paper towels. You can serve these with Cajun sauce.
Australian Deep-Fried Chicken Wings
Chicken wings, 8 to 10
All-purpose flour, Â½ cup
Corn flour, Â½ cup
Soy sauce, 4 tablespoons
Sweet sherry, 2 tablespoons
Olive oil, 1 quart
Freshly ground black pepper, 2 teaspoons
Oyster sauce, 2Â½ tablespoons
Salt to taste
Clean the chicken wings and keep them in a bowl. Drain the water and set the bowl aside, till you
prepare the marinade. Take a small-sized bowl and mix together the soy sauce, sweet sherry, oyster
sauce, pepper and salt to taste. Pour this mixture over the chicken and mix till the wings are coated
well. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for about one day to marinate the chicken. In a
separate bowl, prepare a mixture of all-purpose and cornflour. Remove the chicken from the
marinade and dust it in the flour mixture, till it is evenly coated. Heat the oil in a deep skillet and fry
the wings till they turn crisp and golden brown. Serve them hot with a dipping of your choice.
I'm sure these recipes will have your mouth watering. So, just roll up your sleeves and get cooking
and enjoy chicken wings as an evening snack for tea with your family. Bon Appetit!