Happy National Chicken Wing Day!
National Chicken Wing Day!Hey Guys this is Jon from Waltons TV and happy National Chicken Wing Day!
This Saturday the 29th is National Chicken Wing day so I am going to show you an easy way to get restaurant quality wings without making a mess in your kitchen. We are going to need wings, seasoning Vegetable or peanut oil, and a pot we don’t care too much about as its going on the grill!
I am using two dry seasoning, Garlic Romano and Hot Buffalo Wing and two sauces, Smoky Habanero Chipotle and Sweet Honey Orange.
You want to make sure you coat the wings really well with seasoning before you do anything, I am coating them all over and then vac packing them and letting them marinate overnight.
Turn your grill and put your pan with your oil in there and get the oil up to 375 and let them cook for about 10 minutes. The nice thing about this is that we just close the lid so if it spits its not going anywhere or burning the cook!
So once they are cooked we are going to take them out and let them drain on paper towels. A lot of people just serve them as is or re-season and serve and at this point that’s a mistake. What you want to do is get the seasoning you marinated them in and then simmer the wings in that seasoning for another 5 minutes at least. For the dry seasonings I used I am adding 1 table spoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar as well, for the sauces I am not adding anything….maybe Ill add a little butter because, why not?
The wings turned out excellent! I fried them for about 10 minutes each batch and cooked them to about 170 so they would be a little crisp. Keeping the oil at a steady temp was challenging but you can do it, just have to play with the grill temp to make sure it is in the 375 range!
So make some wings tomorrow to celebrate national chicken wing day, it’s fairly easy and doing it on the grill means no mess in the kitchen!
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@parksider Thanks for the follow up!! I was really watching the internal temperature when they were in the rolling (HOT) water and making sure to pull them right at the 165. And then right into the ice water bath.
You guys got a great job! Im pretty passionate about this kinda stuff. I enjoy it a lot and love doing R and D stuff! Keep up the fun work!
@Jonathon Yes Jonathon-it’s in your head
@mikeihuntr My only advice is to keep the water around 170F, not a rolling boil. If the casing are too tight they WILL explode then you have a really big pot of bad soup! A nice simmer is the way to go, take them out 155-160 and into a water bath. Here is a pic, we just use the turkey fryer with the basket. It makes it really easy to remove from the water and rinse. I will also recommend keeping a temp probe right in the meat you can see the wire going into the water. Good luck!!
This was a big topic of conversation because we do freeze/thaw/process/refreeze venison and pork, never an issue. As a former restaurateur and certified food handler here is what Dept of Agriculture has to say. I’ll defer to the experts:
Author: Alice Henneman, MS, RDN
The U. S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) advises:
Once food is thawed in the refrigerator, it is safe to refreeze it without cooking, although there may be a loss of quality due to the moisture lost through thawing. After cooking raw foods which were previously frozen, it is safe to freeze the cooked foods. If previously cooked foods are thawed in the refrigerator, you may refreeze the unused portion. Freeze leftovers within 3-4 days. Do not refreeze any foods left outside the refrigerator longer than 2 hours; 1 hour in temperatures above 90 °F.
If you purchase previously frozen meat, poultry or fish at a retail store, you can refreeze if it has been handled properly, according to USDA.
DO NOT thaw meat at room temperature, such as on the kitchen counter.
Safety will depend on whether the raw product was handled properly before it was frozen, refrozen shortly after it was thawed, cooked to a safe temperature when it is eaten and handled safely if there are any leftovers.
What temperature should I pull my cured and smoked bacon out of my smokehouse?
@jonathon it is printed on the Box. I’m looking for a bag that has a evoh barrier. Does Waltons carry a four or five mm evoh High barrier bag?