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Salt & Pepper Chicken Wing

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A simple recipe for Chinese Style Salt & Pepper Chicken Wings. I threw in a little optional twist by smoking the wings a bit on my Big Green Egg prior to frying them.
Ingredients
For dredging
  Potato starch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (or corn starch)
  White pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Sea salt 2 Teaspoon
  Fish sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (use as needed)
Other ingredient
  Chopped scallions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (fresh)
  Chopped green onion 15 Gram (small handful)
  Thai chili 4 , mince (or Serrano chili)
  Minced garlic 2 Tablespoon
  White pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Sea salt 1 Tablespoon
  Chinese chili paste 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken drummettes 1 Pound
  Canola oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat Weber to 250 degree F.

MAKING
2. Place chicken on grill and smoke for 25 minutes or until nice and light golden brown.
3. In a bowl, combine potato starch, white pepper, sea salt, and fish sauce. Mix well.
4. Pour water, a little at a time and mix to get desired consistency. Set aside.
5. In a pan, heat canola oil until it reaches 350 degree F.
6. Dip chicken in the bowl with potato starch slurry and roll to coat well.
7. Carefully add the chicken into the hot oil and fry for 5 minutes.
8. In a wok, pour ¼ cup of oil and add Thai chili, Chinese chili paste, garlic, and scallion. Stir until nice and toasty and then add the fried chicken.
9. Season with salt and pepper.

SERVING
10. Garnish with green onion and serve hot.

Things You Will Need
Pecan wood for Weber

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Deep Fried
Interest: 
Tailgating, Party, Summer
Ingredient: 
Chicken, Wing
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 254 Calories from Fat 111

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g19.2%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 31.5 mg10.5%

Sodium 1779.5 mg74.1%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.2%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 15 g29.1%

Vitamin A 6.2% Vitamin C 7.4%

Calcium 2.6% Iron 8.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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