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Smoking Dragon Wings

Yield: 12

Establishment: Restaurant, Club Operation, Catering Operation

Meal Type: Appetizer

Occasion: Superbowl, Halloween, Fourth of July

Preparation Method: Deep Fry, Simmer

Product Type: Wings

Hot Sauce
6 Ounces seracha sauce, (OR substitute Tabasco sauce)
1 Ounce sesame oil
1 Cup fresh garlic, peeled and cut into slivers
1 Cup fresh ginger, peeled and cut into slivers
1 Cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine

  1. Mix together the seracha or Tabasco sauce, sesame oil, garlic, ginger and cilantro. Reserve.

2 Teaspoons smoke essence
To taste salt and pepper
As needed sesame seeds, toasted

  1. Cut off wing tips. (Reserve for turkey stock or soups.) Cut remaining wings into 2 pieces at each joint.
  2. In a stock pot, stir smoke essence, salt and pepper into water. Add turkey wings and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  3. Drain and pat dry with a clean paper towel.
  4. Heat oil to 350-375 degrees F. Deep fry wings until they reach a golden brown, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  5. Place wings in bowl, add reserved hot sauce and toss gently until wings are completely coated. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Service As needed pickled ginger
As needed wasabi
6 Large limes

  1. Serve with pickled ginger and wasabi.
  2. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the platter and garnish with lime wedges or twists.

Recipe Source: Recipe by Chef Terence Hudson of A. J's. Fine Foods in Scottsdale, AZ

Nutrition Facts
Calories 580 Calories from Fat 330
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37g 57%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 150mg 50%
Sodium 680mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 51g
Vitamin A 15%

Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 8%

Iron 25%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on you calorie needs:
Calories: 2000 2500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9

Carbohydrate 4

Protein 4
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