Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings

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  • Published Aug 13th
  • Ready In25m
  • Servings6
  • Calories856
This is a recipe I learned from a very good friend, and every time I make it there isn't a wing left over. Always a 5-star with friends and family. You can tweak the recipe how you like. Less butter gives you a thicker sauce. I prefer a thinner sauce.

Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings for 6 servings:

  • 1 gallon oil for frying, or as needed
  • 3 pounds chicken wings and drummettes
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle hot pepper sauce (such as Frank's RedHot®)
  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry ranch salad dressing mix (such as Hidden Valley Ranch®)
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In25m

To cook Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings within 25 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings easily:

  1. 1 Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. 2 Fry chicken wings in small batches in hot oil until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 15 minutes per batch. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Assure oil reaches 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) between batches.
  3. 3 Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat. Stir hot sauce, ranch dressing mix, and vinegar into the melted butter.
  4. 4 Put cooked chicken wings in a large mixing bowl. Ladle sauce over wings and toss to coat.


  • 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 will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 856 calories; 86.6 grams of fat; 9.5 grams of carbohydrates; 11.7 grams of protein; 85 milligrams of cholesterol; 2097 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 25th 2018

    Everyone loved these and i dont think i made enough!!!

  2. Jan 18th 2016

    I didn't expect to like the ranch but it was really good in here. A little on the salty side but still good. These came out very pretty but very hot. Hotter than without the ranch packet whi ...