Original Buffalo Wings


If you are looking for a less greasy alternative, grill the meat instead of frying. Serve with blue cheese dressing. You can also use thighs in this recipe. Using thighs is less wasteful - no bones, no tips to throw away. Just good eating! Serve these wings with blue cheese dressing.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
24 wings


  • 4 pounds chicken wings

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 4 cups vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce

  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar


  1. Heat oil in a deep-fat fryer or large heavy pot to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Cut off tips, and separate each wing at the joint. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  3. Place half of the wings in the deep fryer. When the wings are golden brown and crisp, remove them and drain well. Salt wings to taste. Add remaining wings and repeat frying process. Once wings have drained a bit, place them in a large mixing bowl.

  4. Melt butter or margarine in a small saucepan. Mix in hot sauce and vinegar. Pour melted sauce over the cooked wings, and mix to coat the wings with sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

509 Calories
51g Fat
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 509
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 51g 65%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 79mg 3%
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 119mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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