Colonel Tex's 2009 * TABASCO Buffalo Wing Sause & Baste Recipe

Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: Less than one hour | Active Time: | Makes: Servings for eight (8)

Date: 06-27-2009
Author: Jackson Farmers Market Grill & Deli: BUFFALO WINGS made with La. Tabasco Sause.
Rated : **** 4 Stars by Tex Bernhardt
Recipe Type: Poultry
Yield: 8 Servings

Thoroughly combine the seasoning mix ingredients in a small bowl.( SEE BELOW) *
Melt 5 tablespoons of the REAL butter with 2 teaspoons of the Tabasco sauce in a small saucepan over low heat. Pour into a small shallow bowl or pie plate, and let cool slightly. Put the chicken wings into a large bowl and coat well with 2 tablespoons of the seasoning mix. Add the butter/Tabasco mixture and work in well with your hands until chicken is completely coated and seasonings are well distributed. (Make sure the chicken wings are at room temperature; otherwise, the seasoning mixture will congeal and you’ll have a mess of gunk that won’t stick well to the chicken.) Set aside to marinate (for up to 30 minutes, covered) and heat the oil. Heat the oil in a large heavy skillet over high heat until it is very hot. Add the chicken wings, fitting in as many as there is room for in a single layer. Fry until crisp and golden brown, about 8 to 12 minutes, turning several times. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with the remaining wings. Meanwhile, make a sauce to finish the wings by melting the remaining butter and adding the remaining Tabasco and seasoning mix. Dip the cooked wings into the finishing sauce and place on a serving... read more

  • 2 teaspoons Salt 2 teaspoons Paprika (mild; or Hungarian hot paprika) 1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon Onion powder 1 teaspoon Garlic powder ¾ teaspoon White pepper 1¼ Stick unsalted butter; in all 1 tablespoon Plus 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce; in all 24 Chicken wings; tips removed, room temperature 2 cups Vegetable oil Blue cheese dressing #3 (see recipe) Celery sticks
  1. See instructions above.

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