El Bait Shop Wings

Recipe courtesy of El Bait Shop
Show: Sandra Lee's Taverns, Lounges & Clubs Episode: Cocktail State of Mind
TOTAL TIME: 30 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 20 min
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Intermediate


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup barbeque dry rub, such as Mo' Rub
  • 1/4 cup paprika
  • 2 pounds chicken wings
  • Canola of, for frying
    • Special equipment: a deep-frying thermometer
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      In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, dry rub and paprika. Add the wings and toss to coat.

      Heat the oil in a large pot or fryer until a deep-frying thermometer inserted in the oil registers 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with paper towels. Fry the wings in batches until cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer with a slotted spoon to the prepared sheet to drain excess oil.

      Place on a serving tray and serve immediately.


      This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and may have been scaled down from a bulk recipe. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

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