Buffalo Style Chicken Wings
Recipe: Appetizer : Buffalo Style Chicken Wings - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition Facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
4 cups oil (peanut, corn, or other)
2-5T (one 2.5 oz. bottle) Frank's Louisiana Hot Sauce
1T white vinegar
2-1/2C Blue Cheese Dressing
salt and pepper
Discard small tip of each wing, split at large joint and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large casserole or fryer (until quite hot). Add half of wings and cook, stirring occasionally. When brown and crisp (15-20 min.), remove and drain well. Cook remaining wings. Melt butter in saucepan and add hot sauce and vinegar. Put wings on a warm platter and pour sauce over them (or put wings and sauce in a closed container and shake). Serve with celery sticks, blue cheese dressing (for dipping), and beer.
The unfortunate part of the referenced recipe is that it is loaded with fat. For a low(er) fat variation that still tastes good, (got rave reviews when we served them at our last party) broil the wings instead of frying them, and then mix 1/2 cup hot sauce, 4 tbs honey, 2 tbs vinegar, 2 tbs lemon juice, 1 heaping tsp dry mustard, like Coleman's. Heat the sauce until it thickens, and then put the wings in, and then cook till it thickens even more, while stirring the wings around. Still taste good with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing. Might as well go all the way and use lower fat cheese dressing, though.Wings, being mostly chicken skin, have a large amount of fat in them, no matter what you do. You can help a little by broiling them so that some of the fat melts away, and not adding any more.
I would recommend grilling the wings. That way, you lose the fat (a good thing) without losing the flavor (which would be a bad thing).
"I've made this twice now with only the slightest tweaks (added a couple teaspoons of 'Italian Seasoning' mix from our co-op). It's absolutely perfection. Rich, just spicy enough to add interest, and no acid overload. I'm not a fan of tomato-based sauces, but I love this. So did my husband." - p g.8256
"I'm looking to make a really good roast for Christmas. I've made lots of roasts, but never anything that was great. I'm wondering what cut of meat I should use? Also, I would like to try the red wine, since I recall having a delicious roast once and was told they used red wine. Does it matter what ... " - kaila r.
"Hello! Has anyone tried this recipe with a pork roast instead of the beef roast? Thanks" - paradisepop2
"Followed the recipe, and it was the best roast ever. I served it to four fiends, and they all wanted the recipe. We made sandwiches two days later and had the same results, best flavor for a sandwich from a pot roast ever." - glen r.
"I followed this recipe exactly, and I've got to say it was the best I've tried so far, and I have tried many claiming to be be the best. I have to agree with danboy357, if you aren't following it exactly then you are kinda defeating the purpose of the recipe as written. I wouldn't change a thing, this is 'the one' when it comes to making your own sauce!" - lil nutbrown hare
"NOW I know what the fuss has been all about ... this was both easy and delicious. A winning combination! I used a 3 lb sirloin tip roast, a 1-oz pkg of gravy mix, a 1-oz pkg of ranch dressing mix and about 3/4 of an ounce of italian dressing mix. I too mixed the dry mixes together and used ... " - lennie