Deep-Frying and Beyond: How to Make Crispy Chicken Wings

Learn how to make crispy yet tender chicken wings with a trio of cooking methods: deep-frying, baking and grilling.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

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Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Grilled: Chicken Wings with Red Hot Honey Glaze and Blue Cheese-Celery Dipping Sauce

Bobby Flay glazes grilled wings with a sweet-and-spicy honey glaze, and then dips 'em in a two-for-one sauce that combines blue cheese and celery.

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Baked: Roasted Miso Chicken Wings

The brown sugar and honey in the salty-sweet marinade will caramelize as the wings roast, rendering the skin crispy without any added oil.

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Fried: Cranberry-Jalapeno Dipping Sauce with Crispy Chicken Wings

The wings are shatteringly crispy, thanks to cornstarch, but they're really just a vessel for getting Thanksgiving-inspired cranberry-jalapeno dipping sauce into your mouth.

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Grilled: Sticky and Spicy Thai-Style Chicken Wings

Four ingredients are all it takes to make refreshingly spicy Asian wings: scallions, cilantro, Sriracha and hoisin sauce.

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Baked: Balsamic Chicken Wings

Chuck Hughes elevates typical tailgate food with a tangy balsamic-honey glaze.

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Fried: Chicken Wings with Pickled Daikon

Ice-cold water and cornstarch create the perfect batter for the crispiest chicken wings you'll ever have. Korean gochujang paste spices up the wings, while pickled daikon lends a contrasting vinegary kick.

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Grilled: Chicken Wings with Provencal Flavors

Bring a taste of France into the kitchen with Provençal-spiced wings. Grilling in the countryside is optional.

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Baked: Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

Kelsey Nixon gives Buffalo wings a healthy makeover by roasting instead of frying, and you can cut calories in the dipping sauce by substituting low-fat sour cream and mayonnaise for the full-fat versions.

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Fried: Crispy Chicken Wings with Tsaketa Hot Sauce

Nadia G's wings are not for the faint of heart — they're hard on the spice, with cayenne pepper and habanero chiles.

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