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5 Ways to Cook Wings

Ways to cook wings

There are different ways to cook wings, but which of these is best? Is it an Oven-Baked Wing with BBQ Sauce or a Fried Chicken Wing?

The answer is, there’s no wrong way to do it! 

Chicken wings are delicious and popular party food, but you might not want to indulge in them if the gridlock on your evening commute has already knocked out all hope for getting home before it’s game time. 

Luckily there’s no need for an emergency dinner because we have five easy recipes that will transform those pesky dreaded poultry parts into mouth-watering irresistible snacks.

So without further ado, let’s take a deep dive and explore the five easy ways to get you ready for the next super bowl. 

Slow Cook Wing

Planning a big dinner party? The best way to get everything done is with this simple, ready-in-no-time recipe. Simmering wings in sauce produce tender, fall-off bone meat with an addictive flavor that everyone will love! However,  you need to put together your favorite flavors beforehand, so it’s an easy dish when served on game day or any other occasion where food demands attention.

Why slave over a hot stove when you don’t have to? Let this “set-it and forget chicken wing recipe” do most of the work for you. The best part is, they’re super easy; simply simmer them until done, then remove from heat before adding any other ingredients like butter or honey mustard sauce (a total game-changer).

Tips for Slow Cooking Wings

  • Whisk ⅓ Teacup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup packed brown sugar 
  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Sriracha hot sauce
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper

Next, add 3 pounds of chicken wings to a slow cooker. Pour the sauce mixture on top and gently toss them around for about 10 minutes to coat each piece well with an awesome flavor that will have your guests coming back again! Cover it up until it’s ready.

Boiled and Broiled Wings

This method of cooking yields the most healthy result, as the fat melts off during boiling. To make them, you’ll need to bring a large pot of water to boil and leave for 15 minutes before removing the wing with a slotted spoon. 

Simply combine two tablespoons of butter and a few dashes of hot sauce in a small bowl, shake them together until smooth, then brush it over the cooked crispy wing after removing it from the oven or broiler pan! You can’t go wrong when it comes to these spicy delights, so give ’em a try today 

Tips to Boil and Broil 

  • Put the wings in a large pot and boil for 15-20 minutes. 
  • Broil wings for 10 to 15 minutes on each side, until it comes crisp and browned 
  • Remove wings from the oven
  • Remove grease with paper towels (if necessary)

Fried Wings

Sometimes, you just need to go all-in and fry up some wings for the big game. Here’s how it goes! 

Heat 1 inch of vegetable or peanut oil over high heat until it’s 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Next, mix one cup flour with one tablespoon paprika in a shallow dish so they are well coated on both sides of the wings. In addition, satisfied consumers’ palates by frying up all those crispy goodness into some delicious bites! Add two tablespoons of honey alongside 1 ½ cups Frank’s Red Hot sauce.

Tips for Frying Chicken wings

Use the right ingredient

Mix salt, flour, black pepper, paprika, and cayenne together in a wide shallow bowl. add the wing to a flour mixture to coat and arrange it on a large plate

Use canola or vegetable oil

Pour 1 and ½ inches of Canola or vegetable oil in a large pot. Heat on medium to 350°F (177 degrees c). Once the oil is heated, lower the wing with a tong, do this carefully.

Maintain an Ideal temperature

Try to maintain a temperature of 350-375°F. If it exceeds this range, take off the heat for 60 seconds. Monitor.

Grilled Wings

Do you love wings? If so, then this recipe is sure to please! To make them start by cutting 1½ pounds of wings into halves through the joint, place them in a bowl with olive oil and seafood seasoning. 

Grill uncovered for 15-20 minutes until cooked; turn once during the cooking process. Add three tablespoons of melted butter and another teaspoon of seafood salt mixture into the bowl before tossing all ingredients. Afterward, grill properly and serve immediately!

Tips for Grilling Chicken wings

Separate the wings

Chicken wing is segmented into three parts, wingette, drumette, and tip. Use kitchen shears or a sharp knife to separate them into three parts to make the most from it. This will ensure that they all cook at different rates and have a better chance of grilling evenly. This way, you won’t burn the tip of the wing while the wingette is still on the grill!

Use Two-Zone Cooking on Your Grill

Utilizing a two-zone cooking system and reverse sear method is best to cook wings on your grill. Start with applying them first onto the indirect heat side at about 325 degrees Fahrenheit, flipping as needed until they are golden brown all over.

Keep Seasonings Simple

With chicken wings, less is better. The skin of a fried wing can start to burn quickly, and you don’t want it too salty or sugary! Marinades properly; overdoing this will make the dish tastes awful instead.

Baked Wings

Baked sweet and spicy wings are a delicious option for your next dinner party. First, preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit (218 Celsius). Then add 4 pounds of chicken wings into two tablespoons canola oil along with one teaspoon salt, then ½ teaspoon pepper in a bow. Allow it to bake for 35- 40 minutes until it is cooked and crispy. 

Toss occasionally, so they don’t stick together while cooking! Ensure you make enough Sriracha sauce!!! Combine ⅓ cup hot wing sauce or other favorite flavor profile with ¼ honey almondine molasses mixture for a maximum taste.

Tips For Baked Chicken Wings

Use homemade barbecue rub

We recommend using a barbecue rub. This takes less than an hour to put together. However, if you don’t have enough time to make a homemade rub, use your preferred store-bought spice blend.

Coat with enough spices

Coat the wing with enough spice, then add rub generously over the wing. This ensures the barbecue rub sticks properly and prevents the spices from burning in the oven.

Let NY Firehouse Grille Make Wings for You

Want the best wings in NY? Come out to see us here at New York Firehouse Grill. You can always reach us by giving us a call at (914) 690-7591.

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