Buffalo wings are chicken wing drumettes that are commonly coated in spicy, sour or sweet sauce. The traditional sauce used to coat the wings contains butter as well as vinegar-based cayenne pepper hot sauce. There are various ways of cooking tasty buffalo wings like baking and grilling. In order to make sure that the wings are free from food contaminants, it is best to use fresh ingredients. Below are some of the easy-to-follow buffalo wings recipes that you can follow.
Baked Buffalo Wings
The steps in this recipe are simple and the ingredients are cheap so you will not have problems preparing this dish. The ingredients needed in the dish are 20 chicken wings, ¾ cup flour, 5 teaspoons cayenne pepper, ½ teaspoon garlic powder and ½ teaspoon salt. Aside from these, you need ½ cup melted butter and ½ cup hot pepper sauce.
Get an aluminum foil and line it with baking sheet. Grease the sheet with olive oil using the cooking spray. Put the cayenne pepper, flour, salt and garlic powder in a resealable plastic. Shake the ingredients to mix. Place the chicken wings inside the plastic one at a time and shake. Make sure that the chicken wings are covered with the flour mixture. Put the chicken wings on the baking sheet and refrigerate for more than an hour.
Set the oven to 200 degrees Celsius or 400 degrees Fahrenheit and preheat. Pour the hot sauce in a small bowl and add the butter. Whisk the butter and the sauce. Dip the meat in the sauce and return to the baking sheet. Place the wings inside the oven and cook each side for 45 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer to a serving platter. Serve immediately.
Traditional Homemade Buffalo Wings
The ingredients needed are four pounds chicken wings, ½ teaspoon salt and pepper, four cups of vegetable oil, ¼ cup butter, two teaspoons hot pepper sauce as well as a teaspoon of distilled white vinegar. Pour the vegetable oil in a large pot and place over medium fire. Season chicken wings with salt and pepper. Fry the wings in the pot and drain to remove excess oil. Heat a small saucepan. Melt the butter and stir in the vinegar as well as the hot sauce. Pour the sauce over the chicken wings. Mix well until the wings were coated. Transfer the chicken wings on a clean plate. Garnish with chopped parsley. Set aside for five minutes. Serve with a plate of rice.