Spicy buffalo wings with ranch dressing

Spicy buffalo wings with ranch dressing
  • Serves icon Serves 4-6
  • Time icon 45 minutes to cook

An easy chicken wing recipe made in hot and spicy marinade and served with a creamy and cooling ranch dressing.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
450kcals
Fat
37.3g (20.5g saturated)
Protein
17.3g
Carbohydrates
12.2g (5.3g sugars)
Fibre
0.5g
Salt
0.9g
Calories
450kcals
Fat
37.3g (20.5g saturated)
Protein
17.3g
Carbohydrates
12.2g (5.3g sugars)
Fibre
0.5g
Salt
0.9g

For 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 free-range chicken wings
  • Vegetable oil to coat
  • 50g plain flour
  • 1-2 tbsp cayenne pepper

For the marinade

  • 2 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 75g unsalted butter
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • A few drops of Tabasco
  • Pinch of ground cayenne pepper

For the Ranch dressing

  • 300ml soured cream
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 150g blue cheese, crumbled
  • Handful of fresh chives, chopped
  • Squeeze of lemon juice

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/fan 200°C/gas 7. Toss the chicken wings in the oil, then the flour. Season with cayenne pepper, salt and pepper to taste, then tumble into a roasting tin and cook for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, put all the marinade ingredients into a saucepan and cook over a low heat for 10-15 minutes until lovely and thick.
  3. Remove the wings from the oven and pour over the marinade. Toss to coat, then return to the oven for 30 minutes until sticky and cooked.
  4. Meanwhile, mix all the dressing ingredients together in a bowl, gently crushing the cheese with the back of a spoon, retaining a few lumps. Season with salt and pepper, then serve with the hot wings.

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