Chicken Wings Gorgonzola

  • Yield: servings


chicken wings
2pounds chicken wings, cut into 2 pieces at joint, tips discarded
4tablespoons butter
4tablespoons hot pepper sauce
1tablespoon white wine vinegar
1/8teaspoon salt
1/8teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2cups vegetable oil for frying
1bunch watercress, washed and trimmed for garnish
Creamy Gorgonzola Dressing
2/3cup mayonnaise
1/4cup sour cream
1/4cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
3tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1clove garlic clove, minced


  1. In deep fryer or large, deep skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil to 375 degrees F. testing with kitchen thermometer.  Pat wings dry and season with salt and pepper.  Carefully lower wings into oil and fry, turning occasionally, until golden and crisp, about 10 minutes.  To avoid overcrowding the skillet, fry wings in small batches.  Remove wings with tongs and drain on paper towels.  After draining, transfer wings to large bowl.
  2. In small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.  Mix in hot pepper sauce and vinegar.  Pour mixture over wings and toss to coat well.  Arrange wings on serving platter, garnish with watercress and serve with Creamy Gorgonzola Dressing.
  3. To make Creamy Gorgonzola Dressing: In medium bowl, combine all ingredients until well-blended.  Serve with wings.