John Legend’s Fried Chicken Wings With Spicy Honey Butter

Fried chicken tossed in a spiced, sweet butter is perfect tailgating food
John Legend’s Fried Chicken Wings
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What’s on the table tonight? Perfect fried chicken wings from Chrissy Teigen’s famous husband. Straight out of her best-selling cookbook, Cravings, these crispy, finger-licking wings boast stand-out flavor thanks to using seasoned salt in both the brine and the breading.

This recipe is courtesy of Chrissy Teigen and Lawry’s.

15
Servings
683
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 10 Cups cold water
  • 8 Tablespoons seasoned salt, preferably Lawry’s
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons garlic powder with parsley, preferably Lawry’s
  • 3 Tablespoons red pepper, ground
  • 5 Pounds chicken wings
  • 4 Cups flour
  • Canola oil, for frying
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 Tablespoons hot sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 Teaspoons kosher salt

Directions

Mix together water, 6 tablespoons of the seasoned salt, garlic powder, 2 tablespoons of red pepper in a large container. Add the chicken and cover the container. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Mix flour, remaining seasoned salt, and 1 tablespoon red pepper in a large bowl until well blended. Remove the wings from the brine. Coat the wings, a few pieces at a time, in the seasoned flour. Pour oil into a large deep skillet or Dutch oven, filling it no more than 1/3 full. Heat the oil to 360 degrees F over medium heat. Add the wings to the hot oil in batches. Fry each batch for 10-12 minutes, turning halfway through, until golden brown and crispy. Drain on paper towels. Mix the butter, hot sauce, and honey in a large bowl until well blended. Season with salt to taste. Add wings to the sauce and toss to coat.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
49g
76%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
12g
59%
Cholesterol
184mg
61%
Protein
30g
61%
Carbs
29g
10%
Vitamin A
68µg
8%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.5%
Vitamin B6
0.9mg
42.6%
Vitamin C
5mg
9%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
5mg
26%
Vitamin K
23µg
29%
Calcium
30mg
3%
Fiber
1g
4%
Folate (food)
21µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
21µg
5%
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
35mg
9%
Monounsaturated
26g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
9mg
45%
Phosphorus
231mg
33%
Polyunsaturated
11g
N/A
Potassium
350mg
10%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
10.6%
Sodium
891mg
37%
Sugars, added
2g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.8%
Trans
0.4g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
14%

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