Avocado Chipotle Wings

The avocado in this recipe helps to calm some of the heat from the Tabasco. Really good for those who like their "hot" less hot :-)
Author Created by Chef Floyd Cardoz winner of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters


  • 1 avocado peeled and pit removed
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 3 tablespoon Tabasco brand chipotle pepper sauce
  • Juice of large fresh-squeezed lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 garlic clove grated
  • Vegetable oil or canola oil
  • 2 dozen chicken wings
  • 1/4 cup Wondra flour or rice flour


  1. Combine avocado, cilantro, Tabasco chipotle sauce, lime juice, cumin, salt, water and garlic in a food processor and process until smooth.
  2. Preheat vegetable oil in fryer to 350º F.
  3. Remove and discard wing tips from wings. Separate each wing into two pieces at the joint; trim excess fat and skin. Toss chicken wings in a bowl with flour. Fry wings for 10 minutes or until golden and crispy. Remove from fryer; drain and transfer to a bowl. Toss wings with desired amount of Avocado Chipotle sauce.
  4. Makes 24 chicken wings.