Buffalo Chicken Wings

The traditional Buffalo Wings recipe that originated in Buffalo New York calls for chicken wings, cayenne pepper sauce and butter. We’re going to put a twist on this classic recipe with a dash of smoked paprika.

Buffalo chicken wings are one of America’s favorite finger foods. The traditional chicken wing preparation that originated in Buffalo, New York, called for just three ingredients: chicken wings, cayenne pepper sauce and butter.

Today we’re going to put a twist on this appetizer recipe with a dash of smoked paprika.

After all of your wings are cooked, pour over the Buffalo wing sauce and mix well. Serve these hot wings with blue cheese dip and celery sticks. This recipe is great for a Super Bowl party or other gathering. You’ll need a lot of napkins!

Buffalo Chicken Wings

The traditional Buffalo Wings recipe that originated in Buffalo New York calls for chicken wings, cayenne pepper sauce and butter. We're going to put a twist on this classic recipe with a dash of smoked paprika.
Serve these hot wings with blue cheese dip and celery sticks. This recipe is great for a Super Bowl party or other gathering. You'll need a lot of napkins!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 5

Ingredients
  

  • 20 chicken wings thawed and patted dry
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup vinegar based cayenne pepper sauce We use Frank's
  • Peanut oil for frying (or canola or vegetable oil)

Instructions
 

  • Wash thawed chicken wings and pat dry. Season to your liking with kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper.
  • In a casserole dish, mix together the flour and paprika. Set aside.
  • Prepare the chicken wing sauce. In a sauce pot, melt down the 1/2 stick of butter and 1/2 cup of cayenne pepper sauce. After butter is melted, remove from heat.
  • Set fryer to 375 F, or see baking method above.
  • Dredge chicken wings in flour, shake off excess, and add to the fryer. After 12 minutes, drain wings on paper towels. After all wings are cooked, pour over the sauce and mix well.
  • Serve these with our buffalo chicken dip and celery sticks.

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Notes

This appetizer recipe is great for a Super Bowl party or other gathering. You’ll also need a lot of napkins!
Keyword appetizers, chicken, football, hot wings

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