Valentina Chicken Wings

3 pounds chicken wings (separated at joints and wing tips discard wing tips)

1 cup buttermilk

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 cup cornstarch

1 cup Valentina hot sauce

1/2 cup drawn butter

1 tablespoon honey

2 tablespoon sliced green onions

2 cups vegetable oil

Cilantro Buttermilk Dressing

1 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup cilalntro

2 cloves garlic

1/2 cup cotija cheese


Place chicken in 1 gallon plastic bag with buttermilk and garlic powder. Marinade for 2 hours up to overnight. When ready to fry, place oil in stock pot and heat to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, combine hot sauce, butter and honey. Remove chicken from marinade, pat dry with paper towel and dredge in cornstarch. Fry 4-5 pieces at time until golden brown, drain on paper towel and toss in hot sauce mixture. Place on plate and garnish with green onions.

In a non-reactive bowl, place all dressing ingredients and mix well. Serve along side wings. Enjoy!