LEMONADE KISSED CHICKEN WINGS
A really flavorful chicken!
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- 5 lb
- chicken wings (about 25 to 36)
- 1/2 c
- 2/3 c
- finely grated lemon zest from one lemon
- 2/3 c
- lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp
- 2 tsp
- lemon pepper
- 1 1/2 c
- all purpose flour
- 3 c
- cooking oil
OIL FOR FRYING
1Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2Wash and pat dry the chicken. Tuck the wings, leave them as is, or cut the sections apart (your choice). Set aside until needed.
3Put Lemonade Sauce ingredients in a sauce pan. Stir together over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside until needed.
4Heat the cooking oil in a deep pan over Medium-high heat to fry the chicken / coating.
5Mix together the Flour Coating ingredients in a large bowl or a large zipper plastic food bag.
Put 5 - 7 pieces of chicken in the food bag. Zipper the bag closed, shake the chicken and flour mixture together to coat the chicken completely.
6Fry about 8 pieces of chicken at a time for about 8 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from oil and let drain on paper towels a couple of minutes.
Start a new batch to be fried. Continue this process until all the chicken is fried.
Put the drained fried chicken on a large baking sheet. Drizzled the pan of fried chicken with the Lemonade Sauce.
7Bake in 400 degree oven for about 10 minutes. Remove from the oven, turn the chicken over and return pan to the oven and bake 10 minutes longer.
8**** Serve on a big platter as appetizer or serve on individual plates with a vegetable and rice.