Buffalo Chicken

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This buffalo chicken wings recipe is truly delicious fried chicken coated with panko breadcrumbs, deep-fried to a golden brown, and tossed with homemade buffalo sauce easy and crowd-pleasing recipe! 

buffalo chicken wings served in plate with fork and spoon aside

Where did buffalo chicken wings originate?

The origin of the name of the recipe itself has nothing to do with actual buffalo.

This recipe for buffalo chicken was once served in anchor bar in New York. Frank and Teressa owned that bar, She came up with the idea for a quick snack.

The chicken wings with sauce are coated with flour, deep-fried and tossed with the sauce!

Sometimes the buffalo chicken is served dry with the sauce on the side or dip for chicken wings.

Why are chicken wings recipe called buffalo wings?

The buffalo wing sauce is the made of butter, hot sauce and cayenne pepper, and the fried chicken is coated to the buffalo sauce.

Now “buffalo” is attached to other times like buffalo shrimp, buffalo pizza which means the sauce is wildly used on chicken wings has been put on other recipes.

Why this recipe works:

1. This buffalo chicken has exploding flavours that you cannot miss!

2.Quick and Easy snack/ side dish that you can just make it at home.

3. Ingredients are simple that you can whip up in a few minutes.

 How to make Buffalo Chicken:

Heat oil in a very low flame before you make.

ingredients to make buffalo chicken are taken
Ingredients to make buffalo chicken recipe are taken.
flour in a grey bowl
To a mixing bowl, add all-purpose flour
spices and flour in a grey bowel
Add pepper powder, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, mixed herbs, salt
water is being added to flour in grey bowl and mixed using fork
Add very little water
mariande for chicken wings is in grey bowl
Mix to make a thick batter. This is the marinade for chicken wings. The consistency has to be enough to coat the chicken.
chicken wings in white bowl, marinade in grey bowl and panko bread crumbs are in grey plate
Keep the chicken, the batter and spread some panko breadcrumbs on the plate.
chicken drumstick is being dipped in batter in grey bowl
Now, take the chicken piece and dip in the batter.
chicken is on the panko bread crumbs on grey plate
And place on the panko crumbs
chicken is coated in panko bread crumbs in grey plate
Roll over the chicken on the bread crumbs to coat thoroughly.
buffalo chicken wings is deep fried in oil in sauce pan
Once the oil is heated up, place the chicken gently and fry on the low-medium heat.
chicken wings is being taken from the oil in sauce pan
Fry till the chicken is golden brown.
chicken wings recipe in steel mixing bowl
Transfer the fried chicken to a bowl
homemade buffalo sauce in bowl
Check out my Delicious Homemade Buffalo sauce
buffalo sauce is being added to fried chicken wings in a bowl
Add Homemade buffalo sauce
buffalo chicken are in steel mixing bowl
Toss, to coat the chicken in buffalo sauce and serve.

chicken wings recipe is served in grey tray

Tip to make the best chicken wings recipe:

1.Chicken: Traditionally chicken wings are used for this recipe, you may use chicken drumstick or drumette – is the upper part of the arm looks like a miniature drumstick.

When you look at wings it has 3 parts, The wingtip also called as Flapper, the middle part called drumette looks like a miniature drumstick

2.Spice mixture: The spices can be added as per your liking and taste.

3.Consistency: The consistency of the batter has to be enough to coat the chicken.

4.Panko bread crumbs: I have used panko bread crumbs that are widely used in Japanese cuisine, it is just another bread crumb which has more texture.

You may use normal toasted bread crumbs or crushed cornflakes as well.

5.Deep fry: Deep fry the chicken over a low-medium heat to get a golden brown.

Make sure to fry them in low-medium heat that helps the chicken to tender.

6.Homemade buffalo sauce: The real taste of the recipe comes from the homemade buffalo sauce! That is just super easy to make.

FAQ:

1. What goes with buffalo chicken?

Buffalo chicken can be served with onion rings, French fries, baked ziti, pasta carbonara, baked Mac n cheese, nachos, scalloped potato,  classic potato pancake.

2. How do you make buffalo sauce from scratch?

Please check out the link. I have a Homemade buffalo sauce recipe.

3. How do you store buffalo chicken?

Cooked buffalo chicken can last in the refrigerated for 2 days! You can store them in an air-tight container.

You can reheat in the pan or in the microwave. Before you serve toss the chicken in buffalo sauce.

However, It tastes better when served fresh and hot. 

Other Recipe You may like to try:

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Lasagna

Creamy MushroomStroganoff

Best Grilled Fish Tacos

Chicken Parmigiano

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Buffalo Chicken Recipe


  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

This buffalo chicken wings recipe  is truly  delicious fried chicken coated with panko breadcrumbs, deep fried to golden brown, and tossed with homemade buffalo sauce easy and crowd-pleasing recipe!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 6 pieces of chicken wings
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil
  • To make the batter: 
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Homemade Buffalo Sauce

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a very low flame before you make.
  2. Marinade for chicken wings:
  3. To a mixing bowl, add all-purpose flour,pepper powder, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, mixed herbs, salt
  4. Add very little water
  5. Mix to make a thick batter. The consistency has to be enough to coat the chicken.
  6. Assemble:
  7. Keep the chicken, the batter and spread some panko breadcrumbs on the plate.
  8. Now, take the chicken piece and dip in the batter.
  9. And place over the panko crumbs
  10. Roll over the chicken on the bread crumbs to coat thoroughly.
  11. Deep Fry:
  12. Once the oil is heated up, place the chicken gently and fry on the low-medium heat.
  13. Fry till the chicken is golden brown.
  14. Add the fried chicken in a bowl
  15. Add some buffalo sauce
  16. Toss, to coat the chicken in buffalo sauce and serve.

Notes

Tips to make best buffalo chicken:

Chicken: Traditionally chicken wings are used for this recipe, you may use chicken drumstick or drumette – is the upper part of the arm looks like a  miniature drumstick.

When you look at wings it has 3 parts, The wing tip also called as Flapper, the middlepart called drumette looks like a miniature drumstick

Spice mixture: The spices can be added as per your liking and taste.

Consistency: The consistency of the batter has to be enough to coat the chicken.

Panko bread crumbs: I have panko bread crumbs that is widely used in Japanese cuisine, it is just another bread crumbs which has more texture.

You may use normal bread crumbs or crushed cornflakes as well .

Deep fry: Deep fry the chicken over a low-medium heat to get a golden brown. Make sure to fry them in low-medium heat that helps the chicken to tender.

Homemade buffalo sauce: The real taste of the recipe comes from the homemade buffalo sauce! That is just super easy to make.

  • Category: appetizer, snack, sidedishes
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: recipe for buffalo chicken, buffalo chicken wings. chicken wings recipe

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2 Comments

  1. Thanks for this useful informative blog to sharing step by step.

    1. Nithya Narasimhan says:

      Thank You, Surya.

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