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I love Old Bay seasoning and although the can it comes in says you can eat it on a number of things, I had only ever had it on seafood or in a seafood pot. Well I tried it on chicken, and I am officially hooked! You know I love a good crab bucket…OK so that’s not completely true.
When I was a tween my mom and stepfather would always get crabs from the coast. It seemed like just about every weekend. I just got tired of them and stopped eating them altogether. Some people can eat them like that, but I ain’t got time. Fast foward fifteen years…occasionally I will eat them and when I do, I enjoy them.
Buckaroo loves crab buckets and seafood. In fact, whenever we eat them he cracks my crabs open for me. Isn’t my man wonderful? Don’t look at me like that. Chef don’t judge. I love the taste, but something about fighting to get that little piece of meat from the shell irks me. Most times if we have a seafood bucket I like to eat the other things in the pot like the corn, potatoes and sausage because I just love the flavor of Old Bay.
So this episode of #WingItWednesday is brought to you by that flavor that I love and whether you are a seafood lover or not, you’ll agree this is one tasty chicken wing. You can bake them or fry them and they will be delicious. The key to this one is the sauce! If you’ve been missing #ChicksWingIt you can check out our board on Pinterest to get all of the past flavors.
Dawn of Mama Harris’ Kitchen and I have been bringing it each week this month to liven up your tailgate and tastebuds!
Heat oil in heavy skillet or deep fryer to medium heat. Fry wings until golden, and crispy, about six minutes on each side depending on the size of the wings. Drain excess oil on paper towels and toss in sauce. Old Bay is plenty salty. Don’t season the wings. Just toss in the sauce.
Preheat oven to 400. Toss wings in one tablespoon of vegetable oil and place wings on a wire rack on a sheet pan. Cook for about 40 minutes, until crispy.
Toss in Old Bay Sauce and serve!
In a glass bowl, mix cider vinegar, honey and old bay seasoning and microwave for 1 – 1.5 minutes. It should be sizzling. Add cold butter and swirl butter around until it melts. Then whisk it to blend well. The sauce should be a light gold color. Toss prepared wings in sauce and serve!
What’s your favorite way to use Old Bay Seasoning?