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Nashville Hot Chicken Wings Recipe

Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

Marinade

  • 3 lbs chicken wings
  • 2 TBS poultry seasoning I use Chef Paul’s
  • 2 TBS cayenne pepper
  • 1 TBS onion powder
  • 1/3 cup hot sauce
  • 4 cups buttermilk

Batter & Frying

  • 4 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 tbs garlic powder
  • 1 tsp celery salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Nashville Hot Sauce

  • 2 TBS brown sugar
  • 2 TBS cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika or regular paprika
  • 1/2 cup of the oil used to fry the chicken

Instructions

Marinade

  1. Combine all ingredients together in a large bowl
  2. Refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.

Batter & Frying

  1. Combine flour with onion and garlic powder
  2. Remove each chicken wing from the marinade and dredge it in the flour.
  3. Heat the oil to 350 F in a pan or deep fryer.
  4. Fry each wing for 8-10 minutes or until they reach an internal temp of 165 F.
  5. Place the wings on a wired rack to drain

Nashville Hot Sauce

  1. Mix all dry spices together in a heat resistant bowl.
  2. Carefully pour in the hot oil.
  3. Stir.
  4. Brush the sauce liberally over each chicken wing.
  5. Enjoy!