Superbowl MG Wings

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MG WINGS

This recipe was developed by our very own Spice QB, James Grogan, and while it may seems a little involved, the technique of par-frying the wings, then freezing, thawing, and frying again, produces a wonderful crispy skin and moist, tender meat.  If you have the time to take the steps, you should! If not, skip the freezing and fry after marinating.

Ingredients for Marinade:
2lbs chicken wings
2 tbsp kosher salt
1 tbsp jaggery syrup
(use brown sugar instead if you don't have jaggery on hand)
1 tbsp diced serrano peppers
1 tbsp Spicewalla Ground Black Pepper
1 tbsp Spicewalla Crushed Red Pepper
2 cloves of garlic, minced
a "two-finger pinch" of Spicewalla Garam Masala
Juice from one lime

Evenly coat wings in the rub and let marinate for at least 4 hours or overnight if you're so inclined.

To Par Fry: Heat oil to 250º. Fry wings for 6-7 minutes. Pull wings out of oil and let cool. Once cooled, place in container and freeze overnight. 

Ingredients for Wing "Dust":
1/2 cup roasted rice powder (toast rice until golden brown, put in blender and pulverize until it forms a powder)

2 tbsp of Spicewalla Kashmiri Chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp Spicewalla Cayenne Chilli powder
1 tsp Spicewalla Coriander Powder
1 tsp Spicewalla Cracked Black Pepper
1 tsp Black salt  (if you don't have it, don't sweat it) 
1 tsp Spicewalla Sicilian Sea Salt

Final Fry: Thaw wings before refrying. Fry for 3-4 minutes or until 160º near the bone. Toss with wing dust immediately after frying. Garnish with slivers of serrano peppers, fried curry leaves, whole leaves of cilantro and lime. 

Recipe

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