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Cheesy Chicken Wings

  • Preparation time
    90 min
  • Difficulty Easy
  • Number of servings

Chicken wings are fried and tossed in hot CHEF-MATE® ¡Que Bueno! Jalapeño Cheese Sauce and topped with chopped fresh cilantro and jalapeño slices for the iconic flavor wing lovers crave.

  • Flour, all purpose -- 1 cup
  • Salt -- 1 tsp
  • Pepper -- ½ tsp
  • Cayenne, powder -- ¼ tsp
  • Cumin, ground -- 1 tsp
  • Garlic, powder -- 1 tsp
  • Chicken wings -- 1.5 lbs
  • Chef-mate Que Bueno Jalapeno Cheese Sauce -- 1 ¼ cups
  • Jalapenos, fresh, sliced -- 2 ea
  • 1
    Mix flour, salt, pepper, cayenne, cumin, and garlic powder in a large bowl. Press wings into flour mix and stir to coat.
  • 2
    Transfer flour dredged wings to a sheet pan with a wire rack. Reserve flour mixture.
  • 3
    Place in fridge for 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Heat fryer oil to 375°F.
  • 5
    Remove wings from refrigerator, dredge in flour mix once again, and return to wire rack. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 6
    Remove wings from fridge. Fry wings for 10-12 minutes, until a thermometer inserted at the thickest part of the wing reaches 165°F.
  • 7
    Heat jalapeno cheese sauce in a small saucepot over medium-low heat. Transfer hot sauce to a large bowl.
  • 8
    Toss wings with jalapeno cheese sauce, stirring to coat. Transfer wings to a platter.
  • 9
    Garnish with fresh jalapeno slices.

Sauce also works plated on top of fried wings or as a dipping sauce.