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Louisiana Hot Wings

If you’re a fan of “hot stuff,” give these spicy wings a try.

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Ingredients 

CHICKEN
3-1/4 pounds (12 to 18) Gold'n Plump® Chicken Wings
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
SAUCE
1/2 cup cayenne pepper sauce or your favorite hot sauce
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon pepper
TO COMPLETE RECIPE
Vegetable oil for frying

Instructions 

Cut the wings apart and discard the tips. Line a baking sheet with parchment or foil.

Combine the flour, paprika, cayenne pepper, and salt in a zip-seal plastic bag. Add the wings, about a third of the chicken at a time, and shake to coat.

Place the chicken on the prepared baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

When you are ready to cook the chicken, preheat the oven to 200°F.

Combine all the sauce ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for about 2 to 3 minutes or until the butter is melted. Cover and set aside.

To cook the chicken, heat the oil in a deep-fat fryer to 375 Fº. Add about a third of the chicken at a time and fry for about 10 to 12 minutes or until thoroughly cooked. As the chicken is done, transfer it to a paper-towel lined baking sheet to absorb the excess oil. Keep warm in the oven.

To serve, put the warm cooked wings in a large bowl. Pour the warm sauce over the chicken and stir gently until well coated.

Tips 

Serve with celery sticks and blue cheese or ranch dressing for dipping, which nicely complements the hotness of the wings.

 

Variations 

Nutritional information may change when substituting your chicken product. If you choose to substitute frozen chicken for this recipe, it's best to thaw before cooking. 

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  • Serving Size
    • Servings 
      18
    • Servings Description 
      (2 wings per serving)
  • PER SERVING
    • Calories 
      200
    • Calories from Fat 
      75%
    • Total Fat 
      17g
    • Saturated Fat 
      6g
    • Total Carbohydrate 
      3g
    • Protein 
      9g
    • Cholesterol 
      42mg
    • Sodium 
      290mg
  • DAILY VALUE
    • Vitamin A 
      6%
    • Vitamin C 
      9%
    • Calcium 
      1%
    • Iron 
      3%
  • DIETARY EXCHANGES
    • Fat 
      2.5
    • Med-Fat Meat 
      1
    • Med-Fat Meat 
      1
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