Basic Buffalo Wings
A good basic recipe for hot and spicy buffalo wings. Serve your favorite blue cheese dressing for a cooling accompaniment.
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4 cup hot red pepper sauce
18 chicken wings (about 3 pounds), disjointed with tips discarded
Vegetable oil, for frying
Blue Cheese Dressing for accompaniment
- Melt butter in a small sauce pan. Add hot sauce and remove from the heat. Set aside.
- In large frying pan or deep-fat fryer, heat 1-inch of oil to 360°F (180°C).
- Fry wings in batches, without crowding, for about 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
- Brush wings with spicy butter mixture and serve warm, with blue cheese dressing for dipping.
Makes 36 appetizers.