Linda's Hot Lemon-Herb Chicken Wings

Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

I made this recipe about a good 35 yrs ago. There is a story behind it... I was living in Ithaca, NY and next door to me were a bunch of Frat boys from Cornell U that would ask me to cook things for their parties. Once it was the hottest chili they could get and they got it too! This time they wanted Hot chicken wings but not the norm ie: Buffalo hot wings. So I mixed the Hot sauce with the Lemon Herb recipe that I had and it was an amazingly HUGE hit with the Frat boys who asked for this dish numerous times. Those in my family that love hot wings love this recipe too!


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Serves:

I believe this is for 24 wings

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Oh my... these are really good wings. I loved the hot lemon flavor. I dipped them twice to have medium heat and it was just right for the Test Kitchen tasters. Yum-my!

Ingredients

12 - 24
chicken wings, fresh or frozen (if frozen be sure wings are thawed)

HOT LEMON HERB SAUCE

2 c
red hot sauce
1 c
lemon juice
1 c
oil (i use coconut oil)
2 tsp
basil, fresh
1 tsp
onion powder or 1 small onion minced fine
1/4 tsp
garlic powder or 1 clove garlic minced fine

NOTE: COOK TIME INCLUDES THE DEEP FRYING OF CHICKEN WINGS

ADDITIONAL NOTE ADDED 1/3/16: FOR THOSE WHO HAVE A SMOKER... TRY SMOKING THE WINGS FIRST INSTEAD..OMG TALK ABOUT YUMMY!!!

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook wings by deep frying at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees also.
Take a cookie sheet and line it with parchment paper
2
Mix all ingredients above in a medium sized bowl.
As wings finish deep frying, Place about 6 wings in the sauce, stir around a bit and spoon out to lay on the cookie sheet with parchment paper in a single layer. They can be as close together as you like.
3
NOTE: Depending on HOW HOT that you want your wings... keep in mind the following:
Dip once for mild
Dip twice for medium
Dip 3 or more times for HOT
4
Once you are finished deep frying your wings and all the wings are on your cookie sheet, you can spoon additional sauce over the wings on the cookie sheet and place in the oven for 5 to 10 minutes.
Enjoy!

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