Crumbed spicy chicken wings with chilli sauce

4 servings Prep: 15 mins
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Spicy and delicious! These chicken wings are just what your taste buds deserve.

By Food24 April 20 2020
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Ingredients (18)

8-12 chicken — wings
salt and freshly ground black pepper
500 ml Buttermilk
4 garlic — cloves, crushed
500 ml flour
15 ml salt
15 ml freshly ground black pepper
5 ml each dried thyme, oregano and garlic powder
10 ml cayenne pepper
2 garlic — cloves
1 red pepper — cubed
2-3 chillies
125 ml sugar
125 ml water
2 ml salt
60 ml white wine vinegar or rice vinegar
15 ml cornflour — mixed with 30ml water
oil — for deep frying
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1. Season the chicken wings with salt and pepper. Arrange in a marinating dish.

2. Add the buttermilk and garlic to the chicken and mix well. Cover and chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.


3. Mix the ingredients well. Remove the chicken wings from the buttermilk mixture one at a time, shake lightly and roll in the coating. Arrange on a plate and chill in the fridge for another 30 minutes.

Chilli sauce

4. Put the garlic, red  pepper and chillies in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until smooth. Spoon into a small saucepan and add the rest of the sauce ingredients. Heat, while stirring continuously, until the mixture thickens. Remove from the heat and set aside.

To cook

5. Preheat the oven to 200 °C. Put a wire rack on a baking sheet and grease with nonstick spray.

6. Heat oil for deep-frying in a saucepan. Cook the chicken wings in batches  until golden and transfer to the wire rack. Continue cooking in the oven for a further 10-15 minutes or until done. Serve with the chilli sauce.

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