The Hooter’s cookbook recipes
Hey guys, I just finished typing up my favorite recipes from my friend's Hooter's cookbook. Thought you guys might wanna take a peak. I guess this belongs here...if not I will be happy to remove. The Hooter’s Cookbook Buffalo Wings (3 servings) 18 Chicken Wings 6 Tablespoons butter or margarine ¼ cup hot red pepper sauce Vegetable oil/for frying Ranch What to do: Cut the chicken wings into 3 sections & discard wing tips. Melt butter in a small sauce pan. Add the hot sauce and remove from heat. Set aside. Heat 1 inch of oil in a large frying pan or deep-fat fryer to 360 F> Fry the wings in batches, without crowding them, for about 10-15 minutes, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Brush the wings with the spicy butter mixture & serve warm with ranch dressing. Lime Chicken Wings (3 servings) **Needs to marinate in fridge overnight!!** 18 whole chicken wings 1 cup ketchup ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice 2 tablespoons liquid smoke 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1 teaspoon granulated garlic powder ¼ cup minced sweet onion What to do: Cut the chicken wings into 3 sections & discard wing tips. Combine the ketchup, lime juice, liquid smoke, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, hot pepper sauce, garlic powder, & sweet onion in a mixing bowl. Place the chicken wings in a shallow glass dish, pour in the lime mixture, cover, and refrigerate overnight. Fire up the grill, & cook for about 20 minutes, basting and turning occasionally. Spicy Beer-Battered Onion Rings (6-8 Servings) 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting 1 cup your favorite beer 2 tablespoons or your favorite hot sauce 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper 2 Vidalia onions, peeled, cut crosswise, and separated into 1/3-inch thick rings Vegetable oil, for frying salt, to taste Paper towels What To Do: Put the flour into a bowl and make a “well” in the center with a spoon. Pour the beer, hot sauce, and black pepper into the “well” and whisk until the mixture is just combined. Strain the batter into a clean bowl and allow it to rest, covered, for 1 hour. Preheat 2 inches of oil to about 370 F. Dust the onion rings with the additional flour, shaking off the excess, then dip and coat them with the batter. Fry batches of onion rings in the heated oil until they are golden. Transfer fried onions with a slotted spoon to paper towels and remove excess oil. Salt to taste. Toffee Apple Dip ( 1 ½ Cup Servings) 1 8-ounce package cream cheese ½ cup brown sugar 1/3 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 bag toffee candy bits Apple Slices (Granny Smiths Recommended) What To Do: Whisk or blend together the cream cheese, brown sugar, white sugar, vanilla, and candy bits in a medium-sized bowl until smooth. Chill. Serve with fresh apple slices. Green Bay Packed Peanut Butter Balls (12-golfball sized peanut-butter balls) 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 1 cup chocolate chips ½ cup instant nonfat dry milk 3 tablespoons water Shredded coconut (or chopped nuts) What To Do: Mix the peanut butter, chocolate chips, dry milk, and water thoroughly in a bowl. Form the mixture into golf-ball sized balls. Roll each ball in the shredded coconut or chopped peanuts and serve.