Low Carb Buffalo Hot Wings

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
  • 12
    cup low-carb blue cheese salad dressing (optional) or 1/2 cup low carb ranch salad dressing (optional)
  • 4 -5
    celery ribs, cut into sticks (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • Rinse chicken wings and pat dry.
  • Season chicken liberally with salt and pepper.
  • 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.
  • Drain chicken wings on paper or paper toweling.
  • 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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