A unique crust adds a great flavor and superb texture in Almond-Crusted Chicken Wings. The dipping sauce is out of this world!
Almond-Crusted Chicken WIngs

Almond-Crusted Chicken Wings
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves: 3
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 6 ounces milk
  • 18 bone-in, skin-on chicken wings
  • 4 ounces flour
  • Cajun seasoning, as needed
  • 12 ounces toasted, crushed almonds
  • vegetable oil, as needed
  • Sweet Tomato Jam (recipe follows), as needed
  • vegetable oil, for frying, as needed
Sweet Tomato Jam
  • 1 Cup tomato sauce
  • 1 Cup smoked bell peppers
  • 1 Cup caramelized onions
  1. Combine egg and milk in bowl; soak chicken in mixture for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Mix flour with Cajun seasoning to taste. Lightly coat chicken on each side then dip in egg mixture.
  3. Mix almonds with Cajun seasoning to taste. Coat chicken in almond mixture.
  4. Deep-fry chicken in vegetable oil 4 to 5 minutes until crisp.
  5. Serve with sweet tomato jam.
Sweet Tomato Jam
  1. Heat tomato sauce and reduce by just less than half.
  2. Combine thickened sauce with peppers and onions in blender; mix until smooth.
  3. Serve in a small bowl as a dipping sauce for wings.


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