This is my wing recipe that I've tweaked over the last 10 years to suit my specific tastes. If you don't like vinegar and cayenne; these wings will not be for you. I've never seen a middle ground with this recipe; they are either raved about or politely passed up. If you like a hotter wing experience, double the amounts of chili powder and cayenne powder. Enjoy with chunky blue cheese or ranch dressing.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • In a large bowl, mix together the red wine vinegar, malt vinegar, salad dressing, hot pepper sauce, 1 tablespoon chili powder, cayenne pepper, black pepper, garlic, oregano and horseradish.

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  • Heat the oil in a deep-fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C). In a separate bowl, mix together the flour and 3 tablespoons of chili powder. Dredge the wings in the seasoned flour.

  • Deep fry the wings for about 15 minutes, or until dark brown but not burnt. Drain briefly, then throw them into the bowl with the sauce. Stir to coat liberally. If you enjoy a hotter rather than tangy wing, liberally dash more hot pepper sauce onto the already sauce-coated wings.

Nutrition Facts

288 calories; 22.4 g total fat; 21 mg cholesterol; 173 mg sodium. 14.7 g carbohydrates; 8.5 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (10)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
06/08/2008
Yikes! This is VERY Spicy and Tangy! I added quite a bit more Catalina and some chili sauce (Heinz) to tone down the heat. After tossing the first few wings we decided to use the rest of the sauce to dip them - it's that potent. The flavor is very good though. Thanks! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
01/02/2007
This recipy had very little flavor & the wings tasted like vinegar. Read More
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11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
06/08/2008
Yikes! This is VERY Spicy and Tangy! I added quite a bit more Catalina and some chili sauce (Heinz) to tone down the heat. After tossing the first few wings we decided to use the rest of the sauce to dip them - it's that potent. The flavor is very good though. Thanks! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/08/2008
Yikes! This is VERY Spicy and Tangy! I added quite a bit more Catalina and some chili sauce (Heinz) to tone down the heat. After tossing the first few wings we decided to use the rest of the sauce to dip them - it's that potent. The flavor is very good though. Thanks! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
01/01/2007
This recipy had very little flavor & the wings tasted like vinegar. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/19/2005
Pretty tasty! I love vinegar! I loved the spice of these wings. I dont know when I will make them again since my husband doesnt like wings in generally. But pretty yummy! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/14/2009
Very tasty. We tried one following this recipe exactly and I would have been very happy with them all this way. My family likes to breath fire though so to compromise we added 1 tbl hot pepper sauce a few dashes of cayenne pepper and a dash of crushed red pepper flakes. This recipe is definitely added to our rotation. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/23/2009
very good cut back on the amount of dressing a little to sweet Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
02/14/2011
You have to be a lover of vinegar to fully appreciate this receipe. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
05/16/2014
As other reviewers stated the recipe is very vinegary. I cut the vinegar in half and it was still very powerful. Was good if you like vinegar. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/30/2013
i'm sure it's bc we love vinegar and we love spicy.. so this was super perfect for us.. i used worcestershire in place of malt vinegar.. ketchup instead of catalina dressing.. didn't dredge the wings.. just fried them straight up and then tossed in the sauce.. would love to see how the malt vinegar would change this up.. ty so much for the recipe Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/16/2013
I made these as written only I made sauces to go with them. Blue Cheese Buffalo Sauce and Honey Mustard all from this site. Thanks for the recipe. Read More
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