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Fried Chicken Wings Drizzled with Hot Honey

Updated: Oct 29, 2020

I grew up in North Carolina and in the grocery stores at home I can easily find some of my favorite produce like fresh okra, butter beans, mustard greens, green tomatoes and the list goes on. I currently live in Maryland and it can be hard to find some of my favorite veggies in the grocery stores here so I turn to my local farmers market. I love shopping at farmer's markets not just for the fresh produce but also for the opportunity to support to a small business. If you are looking for helpful tips when shopping at a Farmer's Market, check this great article from the Spruce Eats.

On my recent trip to my local farmer's market, I was able to find some great produce but also picked up some pickled okra, peach pancake syrup and a bottle of Mike's Hot Honey I love products that provide that perfect combination of sweet heat. This honey is infused with chili peppers and is AH-MAZING drizzled on fried chicken wings. You can certainly kick up the spice in this recipe if you like a lot of spice in your fried chicken. You will only need to add more cayenne pepper to this recipe. These wings are a great snack idea for football Sunday! You could also use bigger pieces of chicken and have this as your main course for Sunday dinner. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do!

Ingredients Needed to Season the Chicken

2 cups of buttermilk

2 tablespoons of Franks Red Hot Buffalo Sauce

2 lbs of chicken wingettes

1/2 tablespoon of salt

1/2 tablespoons of FlavorGod Everything seasoning

1/2 tablespoons of paprika

1/2 tablespoons of garlic powder

1/2 tablespoon of black pepper

1/2 teaspoon of Cayenne pepper

2 cups of flour

1/2 cup of cornstarch

1 tablespoon of salt

1 tablespoon of paprika

1 tablespoon of garlic powder

1/2 tablespoon of black pepper

1/2 teaspoon of Cayenne pepper

Vegetable Oil for frying

Mike's Hot Honey for Drizzling

Directions to Fry the Chicken Wings

  1. Wash and pat chicken wings dry.

  2. Add chicken wings to a large bowl. Add salt, Flavor God Everything Seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, black pepper and cayenne pepper to the chicken. Massage the seasonings into the chicken well.

  3. In a separate bowl, add buttermilk and whisk in Franks Red Hot Buffalo Sauce.

  4. Add the seasoned chicken into the buttermilk mixture and let marinate in the buttermilk for at least and hour. Place the chicken in the fridge while marinating.

  5. In another bowl, add flour, cornstarch, salt, FlavorGod Everything seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, black pepper and cayenne pepper and whisk until well combined.

  6. Using tongs, remove chicken wings from the buttermilk mixture and dredge into the flour mixture.

  7. Heat oil in a cast iron skillet or fryer to 350 degrees.

  8. Fry chicken wings until golden brown.

  9. Remove chicken and place on paper towel lined plate.

  10. Drizzle with Mike's Hot Honey before serving.

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