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Adam Gertler - Chipotle Honey Wings

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The Würstmacher of Dog Haus, Adam Gertler, is bringing his creativity to chicken wings.
Chipotle Honey Wings
Yield:
Serves 4

Adam Gertler Makes Chipotle Honey Wings - Home & Family
Ingredients
  • 2lb (approx. 6-8) jumbo chicken wings, split into flats and drums
  • 1 oz. Chicken seasoning
  • 1 qt. Chicken batter
  • 8 oz. Chipotle honey sauce
  • 2 tablespoon cotija cheese
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
  • Ranch or blue cheese dressing for serving (optional)

EQUIPMENT:

  • Tongs
  • Deep fryer*
  • Oil for frying*
  • Blender
  • Large mixing bowl

CHICKEN SEASONING:

  • 50gr kosher salt
  • 25gr granulated sugar
  • 15gr granulated garlic
  • 15gr onion powder
  • 25gr black pepper
  • 8gr cayenne pepper

BATTER:

  • 10 ½ oz. Corn starch
  • 6 oz. AP flour
  • 1 oz. Chicken seasoning
  • 20 oz. Ice cold water

CHIPOTLE HONEY SAUCE:

  • 1 ¼ cup honey
  • 5 ¼ oz. Chipotle in adobo
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 ½ tsp. Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ¾ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ cup white vinegar

*If you don’t want to deep fry, you can air fry these wings for approximately 20 minutes but you will have to skip the batter element of the recipe.

DIRECTIONS:

CHICKEN SEASONING:

Yield: 123 gr
Usage: 15gr/lb of chicken

  • Combine all ingredients
  • Store in an airtight container

BATTER:

  • Whisk together all ingredients until smooth. Allow to rest for 30 minutes.

CHIPOTLE HONEY SAUCE:

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender. Puree until smooth.

WINGS:

  • Combine chicken wings with chicken seasoning and allow to cure for 12 hours or overnight.
  • Dunk wings in batter and drop into 350° oil.
  • Cook for 10-13 minutes based on how big the wings are (don’t worry, it's hard to overcook wings).
  • Remove wings from fryer and transfer to mixing bowl.
  • Toss wings with tongs in mixing bowl to evenly coat wings.
  • Use tongs to transfer to serving dish. Garnish with cotija and scallions.