Grain Mustard and Ale Wings

January 28, 2008 8:41:20 AM PST
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24 ounces of your favorite ale

1/2 cup whole grain mustard

1/2 cup shredding pepper jack cheese

1/3 cup Tabasco pepper sauce

3 tablespoons melted butter

2 dozen chicken wings

1/4 cup flower

Vegetable oil

Heat ale to boiling in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer until beer is reduced to approximately 6 ounces. Allow to cool slightly. Wisk in whole grain mustard, Tabasco sauce, melted butter and cheese. Preheat vegetable oil in fryer to 350º F. Remove and discard wing tips from wings. Separate each wing into 2 pieces at the joint; trim excess fat and skin. Toss chicken wings in bowl with flour. Fry wings for 10 minutes or until golden and crispy. Toss chicken wings with desired amount of mustard and ale sauce and serve.