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Low Carb Buffalo Hot Wings

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“You can bake or fry these. If you fry them they are crispier and more flavorful, although baking cuts down on fat.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4-6
YIELD:
36 wings
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs chicken wings, separated and tips discarded
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14-12 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter, melted
  • 12 cup louisiana hot sauce (like Frank's or Crystal brand but NOT Tabasco)
  • 12 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 14 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 12 cup low-carb blue cheese salad dressing (optional) or 12 cup low carb ranch salad dressing (optional)
  • 4 -5 celery ribs, cut into sticks (optional)

Directions

  1. While chicken is cooking, mix together melted butter, hot sauce, cayenne and Worcestershire sauce and keep warm; prepare celery and dressing/dip and set aside.
  2. Rinse chicken wings and pat dry.
  3. Season chicken liberally with salt and pepper.
  4. Deep-fry wings in at least 3 inches of hot oil for about 20 minutes or bake for about 35-45 minutes at 375-400F until cooked through and crispy.
  5. Drain chicken wings on paper or paper toweling.
  6. Place wings in a large mixing bowl and toss with wing sauce until evenly coated, or serve separately as a dip.

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