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Buffalo Nuts® Wings

On October 9th, 2012, Tropical Foods had its Flavors of the Fall Recipe Contest with the culinary students at the Charlotte Campus of Johnson & Wales University. This recipe, Buffalo Nuts® Wings, was created by Bella Bartha.

  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes


  • xC2xBC cup Tropical FoodxE2x80x99s Buffalo NutsxC2xAE, chopped
  • Oil for frying
  • 5 chicken wings
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • xC2xBC cup soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp. Mirin
  • 3 tbsp. Sriracha
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp. sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp. and 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. and 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • xC2xBC head iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise


Heat oil for frying.*

In a medium sauté pan, melt butter over medium heat and sauté the garlic.

Add soy sauce, Mirin, 2 tbsp. Sriracha, fish sauce, sweet chili sauce, ginger and 1 tbsp. sesame oil; stir until all ingredients are incorporated.

Add Tropical Food’s Buffalo Nuts® and water. Reduce until the sauce is at desired consistency. While sauce is reducing, fry the chicken wings until crisp and to 165 degrees.

Mix together mayonnaise, 2 tsp. sesame oil, and 1 tbsp. Sriracha.

Toss wings in Buffalo Nuts® sauce.

Place on chopped iceberg lettuce and drizzle with mayonnaise sauce.

*Alternatively, the wings can be baked at 400 degrees until crispy.

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