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Delmonico's Creole Glazed Turkey Wings

Delmonico's Creole Glazed Turkey Wings

Try mixing it up at your next tailgate or party. This kicked-up turkey wing recipe comes from Delmonico Steakhouse in Las Vegas. These wings are a little outrageous but won’t disappoint!

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 4 hours
  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 8 turkey wings
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 onions, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, roughly chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 5 sprigs thyme
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 gallon vegetable oil (or as needed for frying)
  • Creole Tomato Glaze


  • Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F.

  • Generously season turkey wings with kosher salt and black pepper. Place them in a roasting pan with the onions, celery, carrots, thyme, and bay leaves.

  • Cover the wings completely with the vegetable oil. Tightly cover the pan with aluminum foil and cook in the oven until fork tender about 3 hours. Check the oil every hour to make sure it isn't too hot, it should be at a low bubble.

  • Once the wings are tender, transfer them from the oil to a baking sheet and place them in the refrigerator, uncovered, to air-dry overnight.

  • Deep fry the wings at 375 degrees F until the skin is crispy and golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes.

  • Toss the wings in the Creole Tomato Glaze and serve immediately.