Buttermilk chicken wings

Tender on the inside with a zesty coating on the outside – these buttermilk chicken wings are simply divine.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 20 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 528 / Protein 27g / Carbohydr. 62g / Fat 19g

Ingredients (2 servings)

1 tsprosemary
100 mlbuttermilk
0.5lime (zest)
10 gpaprika
1 clovegarlic
500 gchicken wings
150breadcrumbs (e.g., panko, regular)
vegetable oil for frying


frying pan, garlic press, tongs, large bowl, cutting board, knife, freezer bag

Wine Tip

Semillon, 2012
A light Californian Semillon with hints of citrus would be an excellent choice here.

Step 1

Buttermilk chicken wings

Finely chop rosemary. Combine buttermilk, lime zest, chopped rosemary, paprika, salt, and pepper. Add pressed garlic and stir to combine.

garlic press, cutting board, knife

1 tsp rosemary / 100 ml buttermilk / 0.5 lime / 10 g paprika / 1 clove garlic / salt / pepper

Step 2

Buttermilk chicken wings

Pour buttermilk mixture into a freezer bag. Add chicken wings and mix well. Transfer to refrigerator and let marinate for approx. 2 hours.

freezer bag

500 g chicken wings

Step 3

Buttermilk chicken wings

Add bread crumbs to a large bowl. Coat chicken wings with bread crumbs, using tongs to make sure they are coated on all sides.

tongs, large bowl

150 g bread crumbs

Step 4

Buttermilk chicken wings

Heat a generous amount of vegetable oil in a frying pan. Once oil is hot, add chicken wings and cook until browned and cooked through, approx. 8 – 10 min. Rotate to cook on all sides. Enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce.

frying pan, tongs

vegetable oil for frying