Lighten Up Your Game Day with These Healthier Buffalo Chicken Wings

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Lighten Up Your Game Day with These Healthier Buffalo Chicken Wings
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
70mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 11, 2024

Enjoy the classic taste of buffalo wings without the guilt with this healthier version of restaurant-style buffalo chicken wings. These wings are baked instead of fried, reducing the amount of unhealthy fats while still achieving that crispy texture and spicy flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken wings
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Celery sticks and ranch dressing for serving

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. In a large bowl, combine hot sauce, melted butter, vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce.
  3. Add the chicken wings to the bowl and toss to coat evenly with the sauce.
  4. Place the coated wings on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 40-45 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  5. Serve the wings with celery sticks and ranch dressing on the side.

Interesting Facts

  • Buffalo wings were invented in 1964 at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
  • The original buffalo wings were deep-fried and tossed in a mixture of hot sauce and butter.
  • Buffalo wings are a popular game day snack and party appetizer in the United States.