Crispy Chicken Wings
These brined and fried wings are super crispy and tasty. Way better than restaurant wings!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 6 servings
- 3 cups water
- 1/4 cup kosher salt
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 tbsp hot sauce
- 2 smashed garlic cloves
- 1/2 tsp granulated garlic
- 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
- 1/2 tsp granulated onion
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tbsp corn starch
- 4 tbsp all purpose flour
- 1 egg
- 3 lbs chicken wings
In a large bowl, combine the water, salt, sugar, and smashed garlic cloves.
Place the chicken wings in the bowl, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
In a separate bowl, mix 4 tbsp of the all-purpose flour, 2 tbsp of cornstarch, egg granulated onion, granulated garlic, pepper to taste, and a pinch of salt.
Pat dry the chicken wings and coat evenly in the flour mixture.
Once all of the chicken wings are coated in the flour mixture add the remaining all-purpose flour and cornstarch. Let the chicken marinade for 20 minutes at room temperature.
Fry the chicken wings in vegetable oil or peanut oil for about 22-25 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked through.
Serve with hot sauce and bleu cheese or ranch dressing.
Calories: 346kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 4937mg | Potassium: 207mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 4.4mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.6mg