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Oven Baked Buffalo Wings

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For the Wings:

  • 1kg chicken wings, cut in half at the joint
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Buffalo Sauce:

  • 2tbsp unsalted butter
  • 125ml Frank’s Red Hot Original Sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp cornflour
  • 1tsp clear honey

For the Blue Cheese Dip:

  • 150ml sour cream
  • 100ml mayonnaise
  • 1/2tsp garlic powder
  • 100g blue cheese
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1tbsp chopped chives to garnish


For the Blue Cheese Sauce:

  1. Add the mayonnaise, sour cream, garlic, blue cheese and seasoning to a food processor and pulse until blended. Scrape the blue cheese sauce in a bowl and refrigerate until needed.

For the Wings:

  1. Preheat the oven to 120c, line a baking tray with tin foil and place a wire rack on top.
  2. Dry the chicken wings with kitchen roll and place in a large bowl. Sprinkle over the baking powder and 1tsp each of salt and pepper. Mix until the wings are evenly coated in the baking powder.
  3. Place the coated chicken onto the prepared rack and place on the middle shelf of the oven. Bake for 30 minutes.
  4. Increase the oven heat to 200c and bake until golden brown, turning once during cooking. This should take around 45-50 minutes.

For the Buffalo Sauce:

  1. While the chicken wings are cooking make the sauce. Combine the butter, hot sauce and honey in a large saucepan set over a medium heat. Bring to a simmer.
  2. Mix the cornflour with 1 1/2tsp water and add the slurry to the hot sauce. Mix until the sauce has thickened slightly and set aside until your wings are ready.
  3. Once the wings are cooked, reheat your hot sauce and add the chicken wings. Toss to coat.
  4. Serve the wings with the blue cheese sauce and some celery and carrot sticks.
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American