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Quest for the perfect Wings......

Discussion in 'Food Talk' started by qballenko, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. Feb 15, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    qballenko

    qballenko [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I am pretty much on a quest for the perfect chicken wings. Im trying different recipes and ideas. No offense to Buffalo but your wings suck. Just dont think the flavor combination of heat and vinegar are very appealing IMO. Well here is the lastest try.

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    The basics. Chicken wings and a packet of McCormicks Grillmates Chipotle Pepper.

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    Marinated them for about 30 minutes.

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    Into the smoker they go. I used applewood which I think was a good choice.

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    Meanwhile I made a sauce of canned chipotle in mole, some honey chipotle bbq sauce, vegi oil, chipotle pepper, honey, garlic powder, black pepper, and a little bit of corn starch.

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    Wings smoked at 250 for 1 hour.

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    Really light dusting of flour and into the fryer for a quick fry until flour is browned.

    Toss them in sauce and done!

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    They were tasty. Sweet, spicy, smokey. Very nice, all in all pretty good. Ill keep working though.
     
  2. Feb 15, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    HondaGM

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    lets eat.
     
  3. Feb 19, 2010 at 8:58 PM
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    Wow very impressive, no place will go to those lengths for chicken wings though.
     
  4. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    No :anonymous:
     
  5. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:14 PM
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    Quest for the perfect Wings.....

    My wife says Always has much better wings than Stayfree. She has yet to find the perfect ones.
     
  6. Mar 30, 2010 at 2:31 PM
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    At my work ( Italian rest ) we would season the wings in Salt, Pepper, and Old Bay. then deep fry them in huge amounts, then store them. and use them on demand. we didnt use any sauce other than our homemade salad dressing... Parmagian Oregano, it was like ranch.. but had a huge kick of cheese. it was yummy. Best "non" sauced/spiced wings ive ever tasted.
     
  7. Mar 30, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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    Your quest should be over. That is the best way to do wings.

    I smoke them then grill them. I sauce them with whatever sauce I feel like making that day.

    Smoking them is the way to go. I just smoke them for 3 hrs at 200 deg. with a hickory mesquite blend. I use apple on all my pork.
     
  8. Mar 30, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    That looks pretty damn delicious
     
  9. Mar 31, 2010 at 12:35 PM
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    fuck. those look fantastic! but they have about 3 steps too many for my attention span. you cook, i'll eat!!

    thanks for making my lunch look like dog crap. ;)
     
  10. Mar 31, 2010 at 4:04 PM
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    ^Best wings evar^

    And I've got a bad ass teriyaki recipe on my other computer....Subbed to try and remember to post it.
     
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