Simplify Cooking: Quick and Easy Recipes for Busy Days

Crispy Fried Chicken Wings

Apr 29, 2022

2 lbs chicken wings drums and flats separated
2 TBS Cajun or Creole seasoning
1 TBS onion powder
1 TBS garlic powder
2 tsp Accent seasoning optional
1 tsp lemon pepper seasoning
4 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cornstarch
Peanut oil for frying
Rinse the chicken wings thoroughly with water and lemon juice
Remove any feathers
Pat dry well with paper towels
In a small bowl, combine all seasonings and powders. Mix well.
Sprinkle half of the seasoning blend evenly on the wings.
Toss to coat
In a shallow dish, combine the flour, baking powder, cornstarch, and remaining seasoning blend.
Dredge each wing into the flour mixture, gently squeezing the flour into the wing to coat. Shake off the excess flour.
Fry the wings peanut oil heated to 350°F for 8-11 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into the wings registers at least 165°F.
Place the wings on a wired rack to drain.

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