Hooter's Buffalo Wings

"Use ranch or blue cheese dressing as a dip for these fabulous wings."
 
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Ready In:
2hrs
Ingredients:
9
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Combine flour, salt, cayenne pepper, and paprika in bowl.
  • Coat chicken pieces in dry mixture.
  • Reserve leftover mixture.
  • Refrigerate coated chicken at least 1 hour.
  • Coat chicken in leftover flour mixture.
  • In a saucepan, heat butter, hot sauce, pepper, and garlic powder just until butter melts, then keep warm.
  • Deep fry chicken, 10 pieces at a time, in 375 degree oil for 13 minutes.
  • Drain chicken on paper towels.
  • Immediately place chicken in Tupperware bowl.
  • Pour half the hot sauce mixture over chicken (first 10 pieces).
  • Cover and toss to coat.
  • Repeat with second batch of chicken.
  • Wings can be frozen and reheated in 400 degree oven for 10 minutes.
  • NOTES : Use ranch or blue cheese dressing as a dip for these fabulous wings.

Questions & Replies

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  1. BLZ  B.
    Plan to make large batch soon, going with this recipe bc good reviews. Was thinking about making some with sweet-heat but unsure about what type sweetener to use and when: Brown sugar in dry coating? Honey/ Karo/ molasses melted in with butter sauce mixture? Also thinking about in addition to ranch & bleu cheese dipping sauces having a honey-Dijon sauce, and fresh cucumber spears along with traditional celery. Yah or nah?
     
  2. Dean R.
    When cooking these Hooters wings, do I start with frozen wings or thaw them first? Thank you!
     
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Reviews

  1. Kay Pasa
    These wings were fantastic ! My husband never had buffalo wings before so the other night I made these...needless to say I will have to double the recipe the next time. The only change I made was that I baked them instead of frying. I've always done my wings this way...you can't tell the difference. Lightly spray Pam on a jellyroll pan, line up the wings and refrigerate...use the same pan to bake them at 400 degrees for 35-40 min. turning once after 20 min. or so.
     
  2. Scottroly
    Great wing recipe !! I've been asked over and over for it. I use boneless chicken and cut them in small portions to fry.
     
  3. deb k
    These were just fantastic for our Super Bowl party. I left the wings in the flour batter (and just put the bag and all in the fridge) Put all the cooked wings in a casserole dish, poured the sauce over them and baked them slowly. OMG!!! They were so good. I will have to make them for my boss who goes to Hooters once a week for wings... THESE ARE BETTER!!!!!
     
  4. karen1
    i fixed these wings last night and they were great the only change i made was instead of coating them in the hot sauce mixture i dropped them in the pan i was simmering the mixture in and left them there while fryng the rest of the wings then put those in for a few min.
     
  5. dale7793
    Sorry, but I didn't really like these. I think it may be all the butter or something. I've never tasted them at Hooter's as we don't have it here so couldn't say if they were similar or not.
     
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Tweaks

  1. Mrs. ZJ R.
    I used Sweet Baby Rays Buffalo wing sauce. Not too spicy. I used it with the butter and garlic powder. Try it
     

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