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Baked Extra-Spicy Hot Wings

July 5, 2011
I’ve never had really good hot wings. All the hot wings I’ve had in restaurants are not spicy at all. As I’ve confessed before, I need like heat in my food. The ones that I’ve had tasted mostly of barbeque sauce which sucks cos I only like barbeque sauce with my McNuggets. So when my friend and I discovered this small stall at Kallang selling all sorts of hot sauces (and a lot of Latin American ingredients like this which I’ve been looking for everywhere, but that’s for another post!) we both decided almost immediately that we would make our own hot wings that were you know, actually hot.

And thus, these Baked Extra-Spicy Hot Wings were born.

 

These 2 bottles made up our hot sauce combo. We really lucked out in finding that hole-in-the-wall shop because it’s very hard to find hot sauce in Singapore. We don’t even have Sriracha in supermarkets and we’re an Asian country for goodness sake! Thailand is like, right there above us!

Oh and that’s my buddy Amalina, also known as the couscous hater.

 

Baked Extra-Spicy Hot Wings *inspired by here and here*
wings
1kg chicken wings (i think we had about 30 wings and drummetes)
Salt
Pepper
Paprika
Garlic Powder
Vegetable Oil
Flour
sauce
½ cup butter
¼ cup Habanero hot sauce*
¼ cup Chipotle hot sauce*
1 heaping tbsp minced garlic
1 tbsp honey

*obviously you can use ½ cup of just one kind of hot sauce, we did a combo because we didn’t have enough from just one bottle. our survival instincts just kicked in!*

 

-preheat the oven to 400f/200c

-add salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder to taste to the chicken (we winged it hohoho) and mix well
-add just enough vegetable oil to coat the wings, mix well
-transfer the wings to a large plastic bag, add slightly more than enough flour
-”massage” the bag well, ensuring that there are no wet spots on the wings
-line a sheet pan with foil and place the wings on it
-bake for 30mins, flip the wings and finish baking for another 30mins

-once the wings are done, make the sauce by adding all the ingredients to a saucepan

-cook over medium heat until slightly bubbly

-place the cooked wings in a big bowl and pour the sauce over it

-cover the bowl with a plate and shake the bowl to ensure even coating of the sauce

 

Most importantly, try not to salivate as you try to plate it as prettily as possible. We served it with (*gasp* storebought) ranch dressing and celery sticks.

Guys. GUYS. Look at that.

 

These were beyond delicious. It burns, but only in the good way.

They were definitely spicy but very well seasoned as well, so it was not just heat. We were both surprised at how crispy and juicy the wings were because they sure didn’t look it when we first took them out of the oven. La-La-LAAAHVED it. Evidence pictured. Try these now!

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. Deb permalink
    July 7, 2011 10:04 AM

    I saw your pictures on tastespotting.com. They’re fantastic!!!

  2. July 7, 2011 1:14 PM

    This looks very interesting and something which I seriously love to try out. You have a wonderful blog and a great sense of photography. Do visit my blog if you like Asian (especially Indian) cuisine. Happy blogging and have a great day!!
    http://cosmopolitancurrymania.blogspot.com

  3. July 8, 2011 12:52 AM

    These look so tasty and super spicy! I may have to make them to convince the hubs that baled wings can be as goo as fried!

  4. July 8, 2011 4:41 PM

    OMG YUMMMMMMMMM!! chicken wings with butter and spicy sauce! stunning photos of the finished dish, i am salivating thinking about preparing it. happy friday!

  5. rebelwithoutasauce permalink*
    July 8, 2011 5:35 PM

    @Deb – thank you! :D

    @purabinaha – thanks, and i’m definitely bookmarking your blog, would love to cook traditional indian food someday! :)

    @Jen H – they are as good as fried! and (i can’t believe i’m saying this) healthier too ;)

    @ baobabs – thank you! and happy friday to you to :D

  6. September 20, 2011 9:52 PM

    Hello! Chanced upon your blog and coincidentally, I just bought a bottle of chipotle pepper sauce for $2 from Cold Storage @ Woodlands! Would you happen to remember the name of the shop you visited in Kallang? I have been looking for habanero sauce for agessss! Many thanks in advance :)

    • rebelwithoutasauce permalink*
      September 20, 2011 10:45 PM

      hi! i can’t remember the name of the place, but it’s at Kallang Leisure Park and it’s actually just small pushcart near 7-11. hope this was somewhat helpful :D

  7. Phil Raymond permalink
    December 31, 2012 10:14 AM

    They were good. But not all that spicy. Nice crunch from the breading but I’ll bump up the heat next time

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