Soy, Dijon and Blue Cheese Chicken Wings

Soy, Dijon and blue cheese chicken wings

Happy Friday, y’all! Today we are wrapping up Chicken Wing Week! I am sharing my fifth chicken wing recipe, since the Super Bowl is quickly approaching – in two days. These wings are deep-fried, but not breaded. They are super, super crispy and easy to whip up – much less mess than breading the wings. The sauce was tangy and salty and unique. These definitely pass the test of good wings, which is: can you stop eating them? If you can, there’s a problem. These? No problems whatsoever. Totally addicting.

soy Dijon blue cheese sauce for wings

As per usual, I’ll recap the wings recipes I shared this week, plus do a recipe round-up from some other fantastic bloggers.

First up I showed you some baked wings! These Balsamic-Lacquered Baked Chicken Wings were outstanding, and baking your chicken wings is easy, hands-off, and cuts down on the calories.

Balsamic-lacquered baked Chicken wings

 

 

 

 

 

Secondly, we had Chocolate-Chipotle Braised Chicken Wings, a spicy, saucy, delicious plate of Mexican-Mole-inspired game day grub.

Chocolate-Chipotle Braised Chicken Wings

 

 

 

 

 

Next up we busted out the crockpot for some amazing Hot and Sticky Slow Cooker Chicken Wings. Serve these at your Super Bowl party and they will evaporate, I promise.

hot and sticky slow cooker chicken wings

 

 

 

 

 

And yesterday, I finally gave it up – my top-secret buffalo sauce recipe! These buffalo wings are hot, and they are some of the best out there, no lie.

buffalo chicken wings

 

 

 

 

 

And be sure you check out these amazing looking wings recipes from the blogosphere!

Chocolate Malta Chicken Wings from Food Done Light
Root Beer Chicken Wings from Try Anything Once Culinary
Jack Daniel’s Honey Barbecue Baked Chicken Wings from Chocolate Moosey
Red Chile Hot Wings from The Homesick Texan
Oven Baked Double Crunch Kung Pao Chicken Wings from Rock Recipes
Old Bay Chicken Wings from Simply Recipes
Cholula Wings from Creole Contessa
Crispy Baked Orange Chicken Wings from Just a Taste

Enjoy the Super Bowl everyone! Make some wings!

Soy Dijon and Blue Cheese Chicken Wings

{One year ago: Gas Station Pork Tacos}

Source: adapted from Simply Ming by Ming Tsai

Ingredients:
1 ½ tbs fresh cracked black pepper
Kosher salt, to taste
1/3 cup red wine
½ cup Dijon mustard
3 tbs soy sauce
¾ tbs dried thyme
3 tbs minced garlic
Olive oil
1 cup crumbled blue cheese
2 lbs. chicken wings, cut into sections, tips discarded
Canola oil, for frying

Directions:
First make the sauce. In a mixing bowl, combine the black pepper, salt, red wine, mustard, soy sauce, thyme, and garlic. Whisk in enough olive oil to emulsify the mixture. Add the blue cheese, stir to combine, and set aside.
Pour about 2 inches of oil into a large, high-sided skillet and heat over medium-high. You want it to heat to 375 F.
Dry the wings thoroughly on paper towels. Working in batches, drop the wings carefully into the hot oil. Fry the wings in the oil about 12 to 15 minutes, turning once. Remove with a slotted spoon or a spider to a paper towel lined plate. Transfer the wings to a large bowl and toss with the sauce to coat thoroughly. You may not need all the sauce. Serve immediately.

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