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Di's Buffalo Wings

Rated as 4.11 out of 5 Stars

"A flavor packed alternative to traditional buffalo wing recipes."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 428 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (24 drumettes)

Directions

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  1. Place the chicken drumettes and buttermilk in a large bowl. Soak drumettes approximately 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. In a medium bowl, sift together flour and cornmeal. Mix in coarse salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and Italian-style seasoning. Dip the drumettes in the flour mixture, then place in the hot oil. Fry until golden brown, 12 to 13 minutes. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  4. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Blend in the hot pepper sauce. Remove from heat and use for dipping the fried drumettes.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 428 calories; 31.6 g fat; 14 g carbohydrates; 21.2 g protein; 99 mg cholesterol; 757 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I really just used the sauce since I already love the way I fry my wings. The sauce was great! It tasted just like Bennigan's sauce. My husband will never buy wings anymore.

Most helpful critical review

batter recipe was good, sauce left something to be desired.

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I really just used the sauce since I already love the way I fry my wings. The sauce was great! It tasted just like Bennigan's sauce. My husband will never buy wings anymore.

I had to add a little more cayenne pepper to suit my taste, but it was exactly the recipe I was looking for; a fried spicy wing.

Have made many batches of wings, but this was by far the croad favorite. Nice and cripsy.This is a nice recipe to email friends so they can make wings like a pro!

batter recipe was good, sauce left something to be desired.

These were awesome! I baked mine without the flour...just added the spices to the chicken and baked. Then spiced up the hot sauce on the stove and poured it over the wings and baked them a lit...

These were to die for! Yummy! Next time I will try it with boneless, skinless chicken breast.

Very tasty. However, for 24 wings (three segment wings) I had to double the batter recipe. Also, FYI, 4 cups of oil will only deep fry in a deep cooker that will allow only 4 wings at a time to ...

A nice alternative to the same old, same old. Thanks.

The breading and the meat both tasted odd to me.