The Best... Spicy Sriracha Chicken Wings

Recipe by Missykrissy66
READY IN: 24hrs 30mins
SERVES: 7-10
YIELD: 60 Wings
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a very large bowl, mix the coriander and cumin seeds, cinnamon, kosher salt and olive oil. Add split chicken wings and toss to cover completely. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  • Spread them wings on a few rimmed baking sheets and roast for about 30 minutes, until the wings are firm but not cooked all the way through. (Healthier Option: At this point, if you don't want to fry the wings, you can roast them for 1 hour longer, until they're golden and crispy.) Wash out your bowl. Add the Sriracha, butter, cilantro, lime zest and juice.
  • In a deep fryer or a very large saucepan, heat the vegetable oil to 375°F.
  • Fry the wings in 4 or 5 batches until golden and crisp, about 5 minutes per batch; drain, shaking off the excess oil. If you like them crispy like we do, I say give 'em about 7 minutes. As each batch is finished, add the wings to the sauce and toss well. Transfer the wings to a platter, leaving the sauce in the bowl for the remaining batches. Recipe recommends serve hot-but I say they would be just as lovely cold!
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