Dinner

Spicy “Fried” Chicken Wings, Collard Greens & Cheddar Grits

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi® XL Pressure Cooker Steam Fryer with SmartLid™
  • Prep time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 40 mins
  • Skill easy
  • Serves 4 people

Allergies

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy

Ingredients

LEVEL 1 (BOTTOM OF POT)

  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups quick cooking grits
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut in small cubes
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

LEVEL 2 (BOTTOM LAYER OF RACK)

  • 12 ounces pre-cut collard greens
  • 1/2 yellow onion, peeled, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider or white vinegar
  • 1 cup chicken stock or water
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper

LEVEL 3 (TOP LAYER OF RACK)

  • 1 pound chicken wings, drums and flats separated
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons barbecue seasoning

Cooking mode

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Method

  • Step 1

    Place all Level 1 ingredients in the pot and stir until combined.

  • Step 2

    Place all Level 2 ingredients in the Ninja Multi-Purpose Pan (or 8” round baking pan) and cover with aluminum foil. Place the bottom of layer of the Deluxe Reversible Rack in the lower position, place the rack in the pot, then place the pan on the rack.

  • Step 3

    In a large bowl, toss all Level 3 ingredient until evenly coated. Slide the Deluxe Layer through the lower layer’s handles. Place the chicken wings on the Deluxe Layer.

  • Step 4

    Close the lid and move slider to STEAMCRISP. Select STEAM & CRISP, set temperature to 400°F, and set time to 20 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin (PrE will display for approx. 10 minutes as the unit steams, then the timer will start counting down).

  • Step 5

    When cooking is complete, carefully remove the entire rack.

  • Step 6

    Stir the shredded cheese into the grits in the pot. Stir the greens in the pan, then serve with wings and grits immediately.