Avocado Chipotle Chicken Wings Recipe

Avocado Chipotle Chicken Wings Recipe
Staff Writer
Avocado Chipotle Chicken Wings

McIlhenny Company

Avocado Chipotle Chicken Wings

These chicken wings are Deep-fried until golden and crispy, then tossed in a smooth and smoky sauce, these chicken snacks will be flying off the plate. — Will Budiaman

Notes

*Note: If you don’t have a deep fryer, as an alternative, fill a deep pot about 1/3 full with oil and place over medium heat until a frying thermometer reads 350 degrees.

Ingredients

  • ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1/4  cup  cilantro, chopped
  • 3  tablespoons  chipotle pepper sauce, preferably Tabasco brand
  • Juice of 1 large lime
  • 1/2  teaspoon  cumin
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 3  tablespoons  water
  • 1/2  clove garlic, grated
  • Vegetable or canola oil, for frying
  • 24  chicken wings, split, trimmed of excess fat and skin, wing tips removed
  • 1/4  cup  all-purpose flour (preferably Wondra) or rice flour

Directions

Combine the avocado, cilantro, chipotle sauce, lime juice, cumin, salt, water, and garlic in a food processor and process until smooth.

Preheat the vegetable oil in a deep fryer to 350 degrees.*

Toss the chicken wings in a bowl with the flour. Fry the wings for 10 minutes or until golden and crispy. Remove from the fryer, drain, and transfer to a bowl. Toss wings with desired amount of sauce.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
24µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Calcium, Ca
15mg
2%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
7µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
8mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
21mg
3%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
98mg
7%
Water
25g
1%

Avocado Shopping Tip

Avoid very soft avocados; choose those that yield slightly to finger pressure.

Avocado Cooking Tip

Avocados oxidize quickly; use lemon juice to keep the flesh from turning brown.