Craving Chicken Wings? Make It At Home With These Easy Tips
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What could be better than relaxing at home on the weekend with a bucket of hot and crispy chicken wings? This scrumptious and succulent dish is popular across the world. Served with a flavourful dip and a chilled drink, chicken wings are a perfect starter for all kinds of parties. You can also enjoy it on movie nights.

Most of the time, we order chicken wings from restaurants instead of making them at home, as we doubt that the homemade recipe will yield the same delicious result. But that’s not true. It is possible to make restaurant-style chicken wings at home. You just need to follow some tips to get crispy and flavourful wings. It can be cooked by frying, baking, or even grilling, whichever method you prefer.

Here are five tips for making perfect chicken wings at home:

Keep The Wings Dry To Make Them Crispy 

Always dry the meat properly before cooking wings. Not doing so will make your dish soggy. You can dry the wings on a paper towel or keep them in the fridge for one or two hours uncovered. To make your chicken wings extra crispy, add some baking powder before placing them in the oven, but do not use baking soda.

Marinate And Season The Wings Nicely 

Make sure you marinate the wings for a minimum of twelve hours to get the best flavour. Use a variety of flavourful ingredients, like black pepper, kosher salt, chilli powder, hot sauce, etc. Just because you have marinated well doesn’t mean you can skip seasoning. Season your chicken wings properly with garam masala, garlic powder, and other spices.

Prevent Them From Sticking On Grills

Grilled chicken wings taste amazing, but the actual problem arises when the wings start sticking to the grills. To prevent this, toss them in a few tablespoons of vegetable oil and then season them with salt and pepper before placing them on the grill.

Heat The Oil Right For Frying 

Fried chicken wings taste the best. No other cooking method can beat its crispy texture and tender flavour. But you must be careful while frying the wings. If the oil is not heated properly, your chicken wings will turn out to be soggy.

Right Time To Add Sauce

If you want to enjoy saucy wings, add the sauce or glaze during the last 15 to 20 minutes of cooking. Brush the sauce on the wings and cover them with the lid to get the best flavour. Adding it too early or too late while cooking will ruin the whole dish.

Follow these tips and relish the restaurant-style chicken wings at home.