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Buffalo wings and blue cheese sauce on a white plate
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Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

Crispy BBQ chicken wings bathed in a tangy hot sauce and served with a soothing creamy blue cheese dip.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 756kcal
Author Dean "Schuey" Schumann

Ingredients

  • 2.2 lbs chicken wings

Seasoning:

  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp fine table salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper finely ground

The Hot Sauce:

  • ½ cup Franks Red Hot Sauce
  • ½ cup unsalted butter

The Blue Cheese Sauce:

  • 5 oz blue cheese
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 clove of garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • Separate your wings into flats and drumettes using a sharp knife.
  • Dry the wings with a paper towel, the dryer you get them the crispier the skin will be, and place in a bowl.
  • Mix the seasoning ingredients together, add to the bowl and toss to coat the wings.
  • Get your BBQ up to temp of around 450°F plus for air frying.
  • Cook wings for 45 minutes using high indirect heat to allow fat to render and skin to crisp up.
  • Mix up the blue cheese ingredients in a food processor.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan and add hot sauce and whisk until butter is melted.
  • Take the wings off the heat and place in a bowl. Add the hot sauce and stir gently to coat the wings.
  • Allow to cool for 5 minutes and enjoy.

To serve:

  • With sliced celery and carrot sticks.
  • On their own.
  • On a BBQ platter with ribs, brisket, pulled pork.

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Nutrition

Sodium: 2066mg | Calcium: 318mg | Vitamin C: 3mg | Vitamin A: 1277IU | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 349mg | Cholesterol: 205mg | Calories: 756kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Fat: 68g | Protein: 33g | Carbohydrates: 3g | Iron: 2mg