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Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings Recipe – Perfectly Balanced Heat

Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings are the ultimate crowd-pleaser, perfect for game day, parties, or any occasion that calls for a flavorful and spicy appetizer. With a perfect balance of heat and flavor, these wings are sure to become a favorite in your household.

The Best Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings Recipes

If you love wings with a kick, Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings are the answer. This recipe combines the right amount of heat with layers of flavor, creating wings that are not too hot but definitely pack a punch. Served with ranch or blue cheese dressing, these wings are sure to satisfy your cravings.

Notes on Ingredients

  • Chicken Wings: The star of the dish, make sure to use fresh, high-quality wings.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: Adds a tangy flavor and helps tenderize the chicken.
  • Garlic Salt, Paprika, Crushed Red Pepper Flakes, Onion Salt, Ground Black Pepper: These spices create a flavorful marinade with just the right amount of heat.
  • All-Purpose Flour: Used to coat the wings, giving them a crispy exterior when fried.
  • Shortening: For frying the wings to golden perfection.
  • Butter, Minced Garlic, Hot Pepper Sauce: These ingredients make up the rich and spicy Buffalo sauce.

How to Make Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings

  1. Marinate the Wings: Toss chicken wings in a bowl with apple cider vinegar, garlic salt, paprika, red pepper flakes, onion salt, and black pepper. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 4 hours.
  2. Coat with Flour: Scatter flour over the marinated chicken wings and toss to coat. Discard any remaining marinade.
  3. Fry the Wings: Heat shortening in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the wings until golden, about 5 to 7 minutes per side. Transfer to a baking sheet.
  4. Bake the Wings: Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Bake the fried wings until cooked through, about 20 minutes. Remove and drain on a paper towel-lined platter.
  5. Prepare the Sauce: Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the minced garlic until translucent, then stir in hot pepper sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Coat the Wings: Add the baked wings to the sauce and toss to coat. Drizzle any remaining sauce over the wings before serving.

How to Serve Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings

Serve these spicy Buffalo wings hot, straight from the oven. They pair perfectly with ranch or blue cheese dressing on the side, along with celery and carrot sticks for a refreshing crunch.

How to Store Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings

Store any leftover wings in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, place the wings on a baking sheet and warm in a 350°F (175°C) oven until heated through.

Nutrition Information

NutrientAmount per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories498.21 kcal25%
Total Fat46.08 g66%
Carbs6.77 g3%
Sugars0.29 g0%
Protein13.6 g27%
Sodium753.22 mg38%
Fiber0.47 g2%
Saturated Fat19.79 g99%
Trans Fat0.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat18.47 g
Polyunsaturated Fat5.09 g
Cholesterol122.9 mg41%
Calcium16.09 mg2%
Magnesium15.46 mg4%
Potassium184.36 mg5%
Iron0.87 mg6%
Zinc0.97 mg10%
Phosphorus103.53 mg15%
Vitamin A174.9 mcg22%
Vitamin C10.92 mg14%
Thiamin (Vitamin B1)0.1 mg9%
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)0.13 mg9%
Niacin (Vitamin B3)4.62 mg29%
Vitamin B60.42 mg30%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)29.25 mcg15%
Vitamin B120.2 mcg8%
Vitamin D0.09 mcg0%
Vitamin E1.14 mg10%
Vitamin K7.57 mcg10%
Nutrition Information for Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

FAQs About Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings

Can I use a different type of hot sauce?

Yes, feel free to use your favorite hot sauce or adjust the amount to suit your heat preference.

Can I bake the wings instead of frying them?

Yes, you can bake the wings at 425°F (220°C) for 30-35 minutes, turning halfway through, until crispy.

How can I make the wings spicier?

Add more crushed red pepper flakes or use a hotter sauce in the Buffalo sauce to increase the heat level.

Plate of Jeri's Spicy Buffalo Wings with a side of ranch dressing

The Best Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings Recipes

Discover Jeri's Spicy Buffalo Wings Recipe, a perfect blend of heat and flavor. Learn how to make these delicious wings, serve them, and store them for later enjoyment.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 498.21 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds chicken wings
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon onion salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup shortening

Buffalo Hot Sauce:

  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ cup hot pepper sauce or to taste

Instructions
 

  • Toss chicken wings in a large bowl with apple cider vinegar, garlic salt, paprika, red pepper flakes, onion salt, and black pepper to coat; cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 4 hours.
  • Scatter flour over chicken wings; toss to coat. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  • Heat shortening in a large skillet over medium-high heat; fry chicken in hot shortening until golden, 5 to 7 minutes per side. Transfer fried chicken to a baking sheet.
  • Bake chicken in the preheated oven until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 20 minutes. Remove chicken to a paper towel-lined platter to drain.
  • Make sauce: Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook garlic in melted butter until translucent, about 2 minutes. Stir hot sauce into butter-garlic mixture; reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Transfer sauce to a large bowl.
  • Working in batches, add chicken to sauce in the bowl and turn to coat. Drizzle any remaining sauce over wings to serve.

Notes

We have determined the nutritional value of shortening for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
 
The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
Keyword Buffalo, chicken wings, Hot Wings
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Enjoy the spicy, tangy, and delicious flavors of Jeri’s Spicy Buffalo Wings with your friends and family!

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