The Ultimate Buffalo Wings Recipe

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The Ultimate Buffalo Wings Recipe
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Ultimate Buffalo Wing Recipe

No matter how you put it, it doesn't get any better than a classic Buffalo wing. This wing recipe is the ultimate, giving you that hot, buttery, and crispy goodness you crave.

4
Servings
421
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
20 wings

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 Pound chicken wings, separated at the joints to make about 20 wingettes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon white-wine vinegar
  • 1 Cup hot sauce, preferably Frank's Red Hot
  • 8 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • Carrot sticks, for garnish
  • Celery sticks, for garnish
  • Blue cheese dressing, for serving

Directions

Fill a sauté pan with enough vegetable oil so that it reaches half way up the pan. Heat on medium-high to 375 degrees. Season the wingettes liberally with salt and pepper. When the oil is hot enough, begin frying the wings in batches, so that you do not overcrowd the pan. Fry until crispy and golden brown, about 15-20 minutes. 

Meanwhile, whisk together the butter, hot sauce, and garlic powder in a bowl large enough to hold all of the wings. When the wings are done, toss them together in the bowl with the hot sauce. Serve with a side of celery and carrot sticks and blue cheese dressing. 

Buffalo Wing Shopping Tip

When working with chicken, buy a separate cutting board, preferably a dishwasher-safe, plastic one, to avoid spreading bacteria onto raw produce.

Buffalo Wing Cooking Tip

Allow meat to rest for at least ten minutes before slicing into it; otherwise, the juices will leak out.

Buffalo Wing Wine Pairing

Pinot noir, gamay, merlot, zinfandel, carménère, pinotage, or grenache with grilled, roasted, or other simply cooked chicken; chardonnay, pinot gris/grigio, pinot blanc, or chenin blanc with chicken in cream or light tomato sauce or with chicken crêpes or croquettes; sauvignon blanc or sémillon with fried chicken; viognier with spiced chicken dishes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
37g
57%
Sugar
0.7g
N/A
Saturated Fat
17g
86%
Cholesterol
178mg
59%
Protein
21g
41%
Carbs
2g
1%
Vitamin A
180µg
20%
Vitamin B12
0.3µg
5.4%
Vitamin B6
0.7mg
35.1%
Vitamin C
42mg
70%
Vitamin D
0.5µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
8µg
10%
Calcium
26mg
3%
Fiber
0.4g
1.6%
Folate (food)
13µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
13µg
3%
Iron
0.9mg
5%
Magnesium
23mg
6%
Monounsaturated
14g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
7mg
33%
Phosphorus
156mg
22%
Polyunsaturated
5g
N/A
Potassium
316mg
9%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
10.2%
Sodium
1589mg
66%
Trans
0.9g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
10%

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