Original Buffalo Wings

Original Buffalo Wings


"If you are looking for a less greasy alternative, grill the meat instead of frying. Serve with blue cheese dressing. You can also use thighs in this recipe. Using thighs is less wasteful - no bones, no tips to throw away. Just good eating! Serve these wings with blue cheese dressing."


30 m servings 509 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 509 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 50.7 g
  • 78%
  • Carbs:
  • 0g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 13.9 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 63 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 79 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Heat oil in a deep-fat fryer or large heavy pot to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cut off tips, and separate each wing at the joint. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Place half of the wings in the deep fryer. When the wings are golden brown and crisp, remove them and drain well. Salt wings to taste. Add remaining wings and repeat frying process. Once wings have drained a bit, place them in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Melt butter or margarine in a small saucepan. Mix in hot sauce and vinegar. Pour melted sauce over the cooked wings, and mix to coat the wings with sauce.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 23 Ratings


My husband likes his wing spicy. Unfortunately he hated this sauce. Said it tasted too vinegary and had no spice. I won't make this again.

First, the picture listed is NOT how the wings should look. You should have golden brown wings that are well done (that's the way we enjoy them, anyway) second, Red Hot pepper sauce usually ma...

Aww heeeellll no! Ya finnah call these wings? Yo, this recipe is staler than my old Tone Loc records. Tarek Bourie in the hiiizzzzooouuuusssse!

I didn't try this recipe yet, but in the creator's defense, I think there has been a misunderstanding. Reviewers are complaining the recipe wasn't hot (spicy) enough. Where the recipe submitter...

I like them. They could be hotter, if you like it that way - easy fix - just add more cayenne.

This is NOT the original recipe. There is no added vinegar to the Frank's Hot Sauce and butter. Also, this is so bland. You need at least 1/2 cup of Frank's to give it any heat.

This recipe I thought was tasteless. Definitely not hot enough.

Thank you! I have been searching for a wings recipe that wasn't so hot it melted the lining of your mouth! My kids don't like anything too hot, so this was great. A nice taste for us and my husb...

It's a good sauce, but it does lack any heat. I used a good spicy pepper sauce, but the extra vinegar cut the heat too much. Also, one tip that helps increase the heat a little: once you've coa...