Buffalo Nuts® Wings
Why I Love This Recipe
On October 9th, 2012, Tropical Foods had its Flavors of the Fall Recipe Contest with the culinary students at the Charlotte Campus of Johnson & Wales University. This recipe, Buffalo Nuts® Wings, was created by Bella Bartha.
Ingredients You'll Need
¼ cup Tropical Food’s Buffalo Nuts®, chopped
Oil for frying
5 chicken wings
1 tbsp. butter
1 garlic clove, finely minced
¼ cup soy sauce
3 tbsp. Mirin
3 tbsp. Sriracha
1 tbsp. fish sauce
1 tbsp. sweet chili sauce
1 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated
1 tbsp. and 2 tsp. sesame oil
1/3 cup water
¼ head iceberg lettuce, chopped
1/3 cup mayonnaise
Heat oil for frying.*
In a medium sauté pan, melt butter over medium heat and sauté the garlic. Add soy sauce, Mirin, 2 tbsp. Sriracha, fish sauce, sweet chili sauce, ginger and 1 tbsp. sesame oil; stir until all ingredients are incorporated.
Add Tropical Food’s Buffalo Nuts® and water. Reduce until the sauce is at desired consistency.
While sauce is reducing, fry the chicken wings until crisp and to 165 degrees. Mix together mayonnaise, 2 tsp. sesame oil, and 1 tbsp. Sriracha.
Toss wings in Buffalo Nuts® sauce.
Place on chopped iceberg lettuce and drizzle with mayonnaise sauce.
*Alternatively, the wings can be baked at 400 degrees until crispy.