Ingredients

Brine

  • 4 cups cold water
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar

Chicken Wings

  • 1 lb chicken wings
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups of corn oil for frying

Instructions

    • Wash the chicken under cool water, then place it in large bowl or container.
    • Combine 4 cups cold water, 1 tbsp salt, and 2 tbsp sugar.
    • Stir until the salt and sugar dissolve.
    • Pour the brine ( sugar/salt/water) into the bowl or container with the chicken.
    • Make sure that the chicken is covered with the brine.
    • Cover the bowl/container, then place in the refrigerator for about 4 hours.
    • Drain the brine from the bowl, but do not rinse the chicken.
  • Season the chicken with the poultry seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, and smoked paprika.
  • Combine the all purpose flour, cornstarch, and 1/2 tsp salt.
  • Pour the flour mixture into a large freezer bag, then toss in the chicken wings.
  • Shake the bag, until the chicken is well coated with flour.
  • Remove the chicken from the bag, and shake off any excess flour.
  • Pour the oil into a large skillet, and let it heat up over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Carefully add in the chicken, and fry until golden brown.
  • Place the chicken on a paper towel lined plate.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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