If the News Agencies are to be believed, then Americans will be having almost 1.3 billion Chicken Wings on Super Bowl . Add to that to the number of wings all of us have every Football Sunday. Football and Chicken Wings are like a match made in Heaven, aren't they ?!

Chicken Wings are pretty universal , I feel. They appeal to any one and everyone. I remember during my graveyard shift days in a large Television Network I used to work for. When the office car dropped me back at the apartment, I was half dead to the world. But more often than not I reached out for my phone and dialed the number of a late night food serving joint ,which not only made late night deliveries but also specialised in the Spiciest of Wings. The Eatery was called 'Slice of Italy,' and the Wings were called 'Super Spicy Wings.' Its almost a decade to this Food Memory but its still so fresh. Such is the power of Wings.

The absolute number of permutations and combinations that you can do with wings is just mind boggling. From Bone - In traditional wings to the more fancier boneless ones. Though I often wonder, if they are without bones, how do we call them wings. Won't they become Chicken tenders then.  Let me Not digress. Coming back to Wing Central. You can cook them in the oven, in your fancy non stick frying pan, or just dunk them in a hot bath in your deep frier. I personally prefer the last cooking method.With all these possibilities on how you can cook them, you can never have too many Chicken Wings Recipes. As they say, the more, the merrier.

While I love the traditional Buffalo Wings, or the Super Hot Blazing Wings, there are times, when I am looking for a different flavor profile. That's where my Husband comes in to the entire love story with Wings. Yes, I love my Husband and I love the Chicken Wings he makes. I could probably do an entire series on the flavors of Wings he masters in, but lets start off with the Cajun Chicken Wings. So if you want to be star of your Super Bowl party this weekend, go ahead and give it a try. Its a dry rub Chicken Wing, which everyone loves. You can adjust the heat level, by adjusting the amount of Cayenne Pepper in the recipe according to your preferences. The Paprika lends a more floral note rather than heat. You are all set for your Touchdown with your Game Day party guests.


Ice Glazed Chicken Wings(if using frozen) or Fresh Chicken Wings : 12
Cajun Spice Mix (He used McCormick) : 2 tbsp
Cayenne Pepper : 1/2 tsp
Paprika : 1 tsp
Parsley : Chopped : 1 tbsp
Canola Oil : for Deep Frying(Use Dried Parsley if you don't have fresh )
Deep Fryer

Heat oil in the deep fryer .

Deep Fry the wings in batches of six.

In a large mixing bowl, mix the Cajun spice mix, cayenne pepper, paprika and parsley.

Toss the hot fried wings in the spice mix and mix well with a large spoon. Make sure the wings are coated with the dry rub thoroughly.

Serve and enjoy.

Bon Appetit ! 

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