hooters hot wings recipe by rose mary

★★★★★ 4
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By Rose Mary Mogan
from Sauk Village, IL

I wanted to make a somewhat healthier version of these wings, so I decided I wanted to try baking them instead of frying them, but I still wanted them to taste like they were fried. So by adding more whole wheat flour than the regular flour, I was able to achieve the results I was looking for. Crispy on the outside, and tender and juicy on the inside. Hope you like this recipe.

★★★★★ 4
serves 6-8 people
prep time 35 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For hooters hot wings recipe by rose mary

  • 5 lb
    chicken wings, disjointed
  • 2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    paprika, sweet mild
  • 1 Tbsp
    granulated garlic powder
  • 2 tsp
    ground red pepper, or cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    granulated onion powder
  • 2 stick
    butter
  • 1 c
    hot sauce (your favorite)

How To Make hooters hot wings recipe by rose mary

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • 2
    Use a half sheetcake size pan. Place a metal baking rack over top of pan, or use a rack that fits inside pan but slightly raised from bottom of pan. Spray liberally with non stick cooking spray, and set aside till ready to use.
  • 3
    In a gallon size reclosable style bag, add both flours,and all of the spices. Close securely and shake thourgly to mix. Add 6 or 7 pieces of chicken to the bag at a time and dust thourgly till fully coated with flour mixture.
  • 4
    Place floured pieces in a large pan and refrigerate for at least an hour. This step ensures that flour adhears to chicken
  • 5
    Then remove from fridge, and place on prepared rack, and spray each piece with non stick cooking spray. DO NOT OVER CROWD PAN.LEAVE SPACE BETWEEN EACH PIECE.
  • 6
    Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 50 to 55 minutes till browned and crispy on outside.
  • 7
    Prepare sauce while chicken is baking. By melting butter and hot sauce in a small sauce pan over low heat, till butter is completely melted. Stirring together to mix completely.
  • 8
    Using tongs dip each piece of chicken into hot sauce mixture and place on large platter. Serve immediately with ranch dressing or serve plain.
  • 9
    NOTE:If more sauce is needed melt equal parts butter with equal parts hot sauce. EG: 1/2 cup butter with 1/2 cup hot sauce.
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