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Juicy Bat Wings

 Juicy Bat Wings
These wings are guaranteed to have your guests licking their fingers clean! If desired, you can replace the seasonings listed in the recipe with 1/4 cup purchased blackened seasoning.—Corey Russo, Orono, Minnesota
15 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • 2-1/2 to 3 pounds chicken wings
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon each salt, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry
  • chicken wings, a few at a time, for 3-4 minutes on each side or
  • until juices run clear. Drain on paper towels; keep warm.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients.
  • Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is syrupy and reduced by about
  • half, keeping face away from mixture as odor is very strong. Place
  • chicken wings in a large bowl; drizzle with syrup and toss to coat.
  • Yield: about 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 wing equals 193 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 183 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 8 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer