Crispy and Spicy Delight: Homemade Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe

When it comes to game day snacks or casual gatherings, there's nothing quite as satisfying as the crispy, spicy goodness of Buffalo Chicken Wings. These irresistible wings, with their tangy buffalo sauce and cool ranch dressing, are a crowd-pleaser that can be enjoyed anytime. Forget about ordering takeout – with this Homemade Buffalo Chicken Wings recipe, you can achieve restaurant-quality flavor right in your own kitchen. Let's dive into creating this finger-licking delight.


For the Chicken Wings:

  • 2.5 pounds (about 1.1 kg) chicken wings, split at joints, tips discarded
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil for frying

For the Buffalo Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce (such as Frank's RedHot)
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt to taste

For the Ranch Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


Preparing the Chicken Wings:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Pat the chicken wings dry with paper towels.
  3. Toss the chicken wings in the seasoned flour mixture until evenly coated.

Frying the Chicken Wings:

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or a large, deep pot to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Fry the chicken wings in batches for about 10-12 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
  3. Remove the wings and let them drain on a paper towel-lined plate.

Making the Buffalo Sauce:

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  2. Stir in hot sauce, white vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, and salt.
  3. Simmer the sauce for a few minutes until well combined. Adjust the heat level to your preference.

Coating the Wings:

  1. In a large bowl, toss the crispy chicken wings with the prepared buffalo sauce until evenly coated.

Preparing the Ranch Dressing:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, dried parsley, dried dill, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.

Serving and Enjoying:

  1. Arrange the sauced chicken wings on a platter.
  2. Serve with a side of homemade ranch dressing and celery sticks.

Whether you're hosting a game night or simply craving a spicy and satisfying snack, these Homemade Buffalo Chicken Wings are sure to be a hit. The crispy exterior, paired with the zesty buffalo sauce and cooling ranch dressing, creates a flavor explosion that will keep everyone reaching for more. Get ready to indulge in the ultimate finger-licking experience!


Items to help you create these wings

Daewoo Air Fryer 

Westinghouse 5 in 1 Grill

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