Hot Wings Recipe

IMG_7028Restaurant quality Hot Wings for the fraction on the price!

My husband is a huge football fan( I guess we all are in my household). I swear, every Sunday is an 24 hour football event. We have the NFL football ticket, so we watch all the games. It’s like a sports bar, minus the hundreds of people coming and going. To make my hubby even more comfortable, I like to prep a few appetizers for him to eat while he watches the game. I usually make him some type of wings. So far I have shared my lemon pepper wings, honey chipotle wings…. heck I even have a recipe for sweet and sour wings… I think it’s about time that I share my recipe for hot wings!

These wings are super easy to make, and they require basic ingredients, that you probably already have on hand. The wings take about 15-20 minutes to make in total, and they go great with ranch, bleu cheese, and many other dipping sauces.

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Here’s the recipe

Recipe

  • 1 lb party wings ( chicken wings cut into sections)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup self rising flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp white ground pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 your favorite hot sauce
  • *enough vegetable oil to fry with

Directions

  1. Wash the chicken thoroughly. Next sprinkle the salt and black pepper onto the wings, and use your hand to make sure the chicken is well coated with the seasonings.
  2. In a medium sized bowl add the flour, garlic powder, white pepper, and onion powder, Mix the ingredients until they are well combined, then coat the chicken with the flour mixture.
  3. Heat the the vegetable oil to about 360 F, then fry the chicken until it turned golden brown, and is completely done.
  4. Once the chicken is done, place it on a paper towel lined plate.
  5. Place the margarine or butter into a medium sauce pan, and turn the heat up to medium high. Now pour in the hot sauce, and stir the two ingredients. Let the sauce cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Place he chicken into a large bowl, then pour the wing sauce all over the chicken. Make sure the chicken is well coated, then remove the chicken from the bowl.
  7. Place the wings on platter, and serve along with vegetable sticks, and your favorite dipping sauces

 

ENJOY!!!!

Honey Chipotle Chicken Wings

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My husband is a huge football fan ( and he’s turned my son and I into fans as well). Every Sunday we watch football, and feast off of appetizers. On appetizer that I always make, are wings. Chicken wings are infamous in my household. Recently I shared my recipe for Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings ( which are my sons favorite, and he ALWAYS requests them). This week I’m sharing a recipe for my Honey Chipotle Chicken Wings. These wings are nothing short of amazing! They a sweet, tangy, and darn right finger licking good! Unlike my lemon pepper chicken wings, these wings are baked. We are only using 1 tbsp of olive oil, and a little bit of nonsticking spray as far as fats.

This recipe will taste great on other pieces of chicken as well. So feel free to use it on legs, thighs, and etc.

 
 

Recipe

  • 1 lb party chicken wings
  • 1 tsp seasoning salt or salt free seasoning
  • 1 tsp chipotle seasoning
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/8 cup lime juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Directions

  1. Make sure that the chicken is clean, then season it all of the seasonings, and use your hands to rub the seasonings in.
  2. In a small bowl combine the honey, lime juice, and oil oil.
  3. Pour the honey mixture all over the chicken.
  4. Spray a cookie sheet or bake dish with nonsticking spray, then place all of the chicken, and sauce on the cookie sheet or bake dish.
  5. Place the chicken in a oven set at 400 F.
  6. Once the chicken starts to cook, the sauce at the bottom of the pan/dish will thicken. Periodically pull the chicken out of the oven and brush the sauce on to the chicken.
  7. Bake the chicken for a total of 25-30 minutes.
  8. Enjoy with you favorite dipping sauces, and vegetable sticks.

Homemade Caramel Popcorn

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 Sweet, Crunch and Lightly salted Caramel Popcorn…WARNING!!! This stuff is addicting!!!

The weather is changing and my favorite season is approaching! I LOVE fall. Everything from the crisp air, the rain ( I get lots of it since I live in the NorthWest) the colorful leaves, and the FOOD!! One  of my favorite things to munch on during the fall is Caramel Popcorn. I know it sounds simple, and a lot of people eat it year round, but during the fall, is when I make my very own homemade caramel popcorn.

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I love my homemade caramel popcorn more than any store bought or gourmet brand. It’s fresh, crunchy, and it’s easy to make.

I love making several batches of this popcorn for holidays parties, and it is always gone within minutes! Give this recipe a try, and tell me what you think!!!

Recipe

  • 5 cups lightly salted popcorn (make sure there aren’t any seeds in the mix)
  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 3 tbsp corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 salt
  • 1/8 baking soda

Directions

  1. Place the popcorn into a huge bowl.
  2. Melt the butter over medium heat, and add in the brown sugar, salt, and corn syrup. Stir the ingredients until it’s lump free.
  3. Turn the heat up to medium high, and let the mixture boil for 3 minutes without stirring.
  4. Remove the sauce pan from the heat, and now add in the vanilla extract and baking soda. Stir.
  5. Pour a little bit of the caramel over the popcorn  and fold in. Repeat until, all the sauce is coating the popcorn.
  6. Place the popcorn on a greased foil lined cookie sheet, or two.
  7. Place the popcorn into the oven on 250 F, for 1 hour.
  8. Remove the popcorn from the oven, stir, and let cool for at least 30 minutes.
  9. ENJOY!!!!

Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

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Football seasoning is officially here, so you’re definitely going to need a few appetizer recipes on hand. In this post I’m sharing a recipe for Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings. These Lemon pepper wings are simply amazing. They’re zesty, crispy, and unbelievably moist. For these wings, I will be using very few ingredients, and most of the ingredients ( if not all) you probably have on hand.

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So first thing first. Unlike most lemon pepper chicken wings, this version is battered and fried. I love the combination of the zest from the lemon, and the crisp fried skin.  I deep fried the chicken in corn oil, but you can use another vegetable oil such as canola, or even peanut oil if you choose.  Here’s the recipe

Recipe

  • 2 lbs chicken wings
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp lemon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp dried parsley flakes (optional)
  • * enough oil to deep fry in

Directions

  1. Pour the lemon juice over the chicken, then season the chicken with 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning, 1 tsp garlic powder, and 1 tsp of onion powder. Use your hands to toss the chicken, and make sure it is well coated with the seasonings.
  2. In a separate bowl, add 1 1/2 cup of all purpose flour, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp onion powder, 2 tsp of lemon pepper, and 1 tsp parsley flakes. Use your hands or utensil to make sure that the seasonings are well threw out the flour.
  3. Coat the chicken wings with the seasoned flour.
  4. In your deep fryer or pan, pour in the vegetable oil. Heat the oil to 350-360 F.
  5. Place the chicken into the hot oil, and fry until it’s golden ( make sure it’s done, by piercing the chicken down to the bone with a small knife or fork. If no blood is visible, the chicken is done).
  6. Place the chicken on a paper towel lined cookie sheet or plate, for two minutes.
  7. Serve.

I like serving these wings with ranch, BBQ and bleu cheese dip. You can also dress up your platter with lemon wedges, and veggie sticks. I hope that you give this recipe a try!