Best Ever Buffalo Wings

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“Can be made ahead and heated for 20 minutes before serving.”
1hr 20mins
40 pieces

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 5 lbs chicken drummettes
  • cooking oil, for frying (I like Canola)
  • 12-1 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 (5/8 ounce) packets dried Italian salad dressing mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) bottle louisiana hot sauce


  1. Thaw and deep fry chicken wings in oil.
  2. I usually cook 10-12 at a time in large skillet.
  3. Place on paper towels to absorb excess oil.
  4. Set cooked wings aside to cool to room temperature.
  5. Melt butter.
  6. Add lemon juice, Italian seasoning and hot sauce.
  7. Cool to room temperature.
  8. Place cooled wings in gallon ziplock bags and add sauce.
  9. Seal and marinate for 1/2 hour.
  10. Place wings on baking sheets and cook at 325°F for 15-20 minutes.
  11. You may reuse the leftover sauce for dipping if you reheat it to the boiling point.
  12. Good served w/ ranch dressing and veggie sticks. (Also see stuffed mushroom recipe).
  13. You can deep fry, add sauce and freeze for up to three weeks.
  14. Thaw then bake.
  15. This is a crowd pleaser and goes fast.

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