Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wings (Baked), Buffalo sauce
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With just one ingredient, you can deceive any fan of deep-fried Buffalo Wings into thinking you’re eating Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wings!

The Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wings live up to their name. C.R.I.S.P.Y. without frying in oil? WHAT IS THIS CRAZY STUFF? utilizing a unique ingredient you already have in your kitchen cupboard! These wings are a hit and a reader favorite since they are tossed in a tasty Buffalo sauce!

Buffalo Chicken Wings

In the 1960s, Teressa Bellissimo, a chef from New York, came up with this wildly popular dish. She drenched the fries in her secret sauce and served them alongside celery and blue cheese.

Since then, Buffalo wings have developed into the national dish of choice for game days in taverns, restaurants, and even as takeout.

This recipe calls for serving them with a blue cheese dressing, of course (or Ranch dressing).

These wings were so popular at the dinner table that further orders were placed for them the following day! Just when I thought nobody would like this little attempt!

How to make Crispy Chicken Wings?

Baking powder without aluminum is the secret to crispy wings without a lot of oil. The secret to chicken wings’ super-crispy skin lies in a layer of seasoned baking powder, which may not seem appetizing.

If you utilize aluminum-free products, you won’t taste it in the finished product. To be clear, use baking powder instead of baking soda because there is a significant difference.

Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wings (Baked), Buffalo sauce
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Yours will be upgraded with additional flavors:

  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • You can also add a dash of Cayenne pepper.

Make sure they are evenly covered by tossing.

What is the best way to bake Chicken Wings?

Once the chicken wings are coated, line your baking sheet with aluminum foil to catch any drippings, then lay a wire rack on top. Spread the heat equally by arranging your wings in a uniform layer.

After that, you’ll bake the chicken wings on a rack to let the fat drop out and make them crispy all over.

How long do Buffalo Chicken Wings need to bake?

Baking chicken wings can take up to 50 minutes, flipping them halfway through to ensure even crispness. Why so long? should permit the chicken wings’ fat to reach out so that the skin crisps up to a lovely golden color.

Preparing Buffalo Sauce

You just need three ingredients to make the ultimate buffalo sauce for your baked wings, which you will do.

  • Frank’s Original Red Hot Sauce
  • Melted unsalted butter
  • Honey or sugar (white or brown)

Pour the sauce evenly over your crisp baked wings after whisking everything together until incorporated. So simple, and no need to clean out full kitchens or deep fryers.

Serve Buffalo Chicken Wings

With blue cheese dip, ranch dipping sauce, or creamy garlic mayo, serve your buffalo wings. Don’t forget the side of carrot and/or celery sticks! Game day has never seemed so simple and successful!

We typically keep some wings separate and offer them to the family without sauce so the kids can enjoy the crispy chicken wings.

They can be dipped in barbecue sauce or honey garlic butter sauce as well. A win-win situation!

You’ll appreciate how easy it is to enjoy your favorite restaurant treats in the comfort of your home.

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  • 2 Kg (4 pounds) chicken wings cut into drumettes and flats
  • 1 tablespoon aluminum-free baking powder (NOT baking soda)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • Pinch of cracked pepper


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup Frank’s Original Red Hot Sauce
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey, white sugar, or brown sugar (adjust to suit your tastes)


  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese softened
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of cracked black pepper


  • Ranch dressing
  • Blue cheese dressing (RECIPE AS ABOVE) for serving
  • Celery sticks for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F (230°C) and set the oven rack in the upper-middle position. A heat-resistant wire rack should be placed within a baking sheet with a rim made of aluminum foil.
  2. Use paper towels to thoroughly pat dry chicken wings, squeezing out as much moisture as you can. Place them in a big bowl.
  3. Sprinkle the wings with the mixture after thoroughly mixing the baking powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Toss the wings in the baking powder mixture to coat them completely.
  4. Leave a space of about 1 inch between each wing as you arrange it on the rack.
  5. After baking for 30 minutes, turn the baking sheet over, and cook for an additional 20 to 30 minutes, or until the food is crisp and golden brown.
  6. Stir together spicy sauce, butter, and sugar while the wings cook. To evenly coat the wings, toss them in the sauce.
  7. Serve the wings right away with celery sticks, ranch, or blue cheese dressing.


Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 134mg | Sodium: 892mg | Potassium: 847mg | Vitamin A: 575IU | Vitamin C: 12.1mg | Calcium: 280mg | Iron: 1.9mg