Chicken Wings in Batter

Chicken Wings in Batter

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Servings: 4
Calories: 537


  • 12 chicken wings
  • 5 1/2 oz plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 floz beer
  • 1 tbsp oil

for frying

  • 1 3/4 pint oil or 2 1/2 lbs lard


  • Combine flour, salt and cayenne pepper.
  • Separate egg yolks from whites. Beat yolks with ale and oil, then stir into dry ingredients. Set batter aside for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil or lard to 180°C (350°F) Gas Mark 4 in deep-fryer or chip pan with thermometer.
  • Preheat oven to 100°C (200°F) Gas Mark 1/4
  • Wash and dry chicken wings.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into batter.
  • Dip chicken wings in batter before frying a few at a time in deep fat for about 4 minutes on each side until crisp and golden.
  • Drain on paper towel, then keep warm on dish in oven until all are done.
  • Serve garnished with wedges of lemon and fresh parsley, accompanied by potato salad with fresh herbs and radishes.
Calories: 537 kcal
Carbohydrates: 31 g
Protein: 33 g
Fat: 29g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 193 mg
Sodium: 429 mg
Potassium: 305 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 331 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 37 mg
Iron: 4 mg
Ingredients Chicken, Chicken Wings
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