Fruity Chicken Wings

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 10 to 15 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 pound chicken wings, washed thoroughly
2 sticks of butter
1 (10 ounce) jar of pepper jelly





Using a fryer or a large pot, heat oil to 350 degrees F.

Cut the chicken wings at the joint to yield a wingette and drumette from each wing. Season wings with salt. Deep fry the wings until golden and crispy, approximately 12-15 minutes.

In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter. Add pepper jelly and continually whisk for 5-10 minutes or until it lightly bubbles. Turn heat down to low and allow to simmer as wings continue to cook. When wings are ready, add directly to pan and toss.

Serve immediately with blue cheese and carrots or celery.

Show: Paula's Best Dishes Episode: Ladies' Night
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Publication: Cooking with Paula Deen July/Aug 2010, pg. 70

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Tried this and it was really good, but we had also made some with store bought hot wing sauce and dipped them in this and it was delicious so I decided to make up my own recipe and instead did the following and it is DELICIOUS!!! 1/2 stick butter 1 jar pepper jelly 1/2 jar hot wing sauce 1/4 cup soy sauce couple dashes tabasco YUMMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By Stacie Fuselier on March 26, 2012


I love you mrs.paula deen.

By lashawn williams on March 21, 2012


Dear Paula, I watch your shows each and everyday looking for something new. I saw your recipe for Fruity Chicken Wings and I am having a difficult time locating pepper jelly. I thought this recipe was quick, easy and looked delicious. I was hoping that you would be able to help me with. I am willing order if necessary. Thank You so much for bringing so much joy into my life and to the lives of the ones I cook for. Angelia L

By Angelia Lane on March 13, 2012


Paula I like your show, you are down to earth, friendly and funny. I like that. What I would like to see on your web site with your recipes is a picture of the meal.If it's not to much to ask. It looks so good on TV and I need to know if my dish looks like yours when I'm done. I know you are a buzy lady and you like to taste the dishes you make, but can you please take a picture and post it on the your site. Thank You Gran T.

By Gran T. on March 06, 2012

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