Recipe of the Day: Escovitch Chicken Wings

Chicken wings is considered a delicacy around the world. We fry them, bake them, barbeque them, jerk them, and the list goes on. Today we give you a recipe for Escovitch Chicken, Jamaican style. So grab your ingredients and get cooking.


  • 1 Cup vegetable oil
  • 4 lbs Chicken Wings
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 ½  cup milk
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 cup white Vinegar (For Escovitch Sauce)
  • 1 cup water (For Escovitch Sauce)
  • 2 table spoons vegetable oil (For Escovitch Sauce)
  • 1 table spoon sugar (For Escovitch Sauce)
  • 2 Onions (For Escovitch Sauce)
  • 4 Scotch Bonnet Peppers (For Escovitch Sauce)
  • 20 pimentos seeds (For Escovitch Sauce)


  1. In a bowl combine  the flour, thyme, sugar,  salt, black pepper, onion salt, garlic salt, paprika and cornstarch together in a small bowl.
  2. Combine the egg and milk in another bowl. Beat well.
  3. Place oil in a frying pan/sauce pan. Enough to deep fry the chicken wings.
  4. Dip in the chicken wings in the egg mixture
  5. Lightly dip the wings in the flour mixture. Do not put too much of the flour mixture on the chicken wings.
  6. Heat the oil to 400 degrees and place the chicken wings in the frying pan/sauce pan
  7. Fry the chicken wings crisp until golden brown. Turn down the heat as necessary.
  8. Set the chicken wings aside in a dish
  9. Slice onions, scotch bonnet pepper (For Escovitch Sauce)
  10. Combine the vinegar, water, 2 table spoons sugar and oil in a small pot (For Escovitch Sauce)
  11. Place on stove and boil. (For Escovitch Sauce)
  12. Place onions, scotch bonnet pepper, and pimento in the pot (For Escovitch Sauce)
  13. Boil contents on stove for approx. 5 min. Be careful of your eyes burning if contents are overheated. (For Escovitch Sauce)
  14. Pour contents on the chicken wings
  15. Serves 6

Try this recipe and let us know what you think in the comments below.


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