Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings


This is a delicious recipe for baked buffalo chicken wings. They are perfect for a party or a casual get-together. The wings are baked in the oven until crispy and then tossed in a Buffalo sauce. Serve with celery and blue cheese dressing.

Ingredients

  • 1kg chicken wings
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 60ml Buffalo sauce
  • 30ml blue cheese dressing
  • 1 stalk celery, cut into sticks

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200C.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and place a wire rack on top. Spray the rack with cooking spray.
  3. In a small bowl, combine garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper. Rub the spice mixture all over the chicken wings.
  4. Place the chicken wings on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes, until crispy.
  5. In a small saucepan, heat the Buffalo sauce over low heat.
  6. Remove the chicken wings from the oven and toss with the Buffalo sauce. Serve with the blue cheese dressing and celery sticks.

Potential changes & improvements

If you want a bit more of a kick, you can increase the amount of cayenne pepper in the spice mixture. You could also add a bit of hot sauce to the Buffalo sauce. For a healthier version, you could use skinless chicken wings.

What other food it works well with

This recipe would also be great with chicken drumsticks or chicken thighs. You could also use the same spice mixture and sauce on roasted cauliflower.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake is not cooking the chicken wings long enough. Make sure to cook them until they are crispy. Another mistake is not heating the Buffalo sauce before tossing with the chicken wings. This will make the sauce more difficult to coat the wings.

Nutritional Information

This recipe is high in protein and low in carbohydrates. It is also gluten-free and dairy-free. The wings are fried in oil, so they are high in fat. You could use a healthier oil, such as olive oil, if you prefer.

Allergens

This recipe contains chicken and blue cheese. It does not contain any other allergens.


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