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3 Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Wings -Copycat for Old Town Pizza

Go easy on calories yet you can still eat your favorite Buffalo Chicken wings . This is a very easy recipe for Buffalo Chicken wings but  lighter in calories than the normal chicken wings.It is only made of 3 ingredients. Baked and buttered to perfection. What a perfect chicken wings appetizer to enjoy for your  Saturday night dinners and these buffalo wings are portable enough to carry and serve for the summer picnic.

3 Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe

If you are a sucker for Old Town Pizza restaurant, and you like their Buffalo Wings, then here is the copycat of Old Town Pizza’s Buffalo Wings. With less amount of money, enjoy these Buffalo Wings. We had this spicy chicken appetizer for awhile now, and I had two  more times after that,  but I just got a chance to post it today. I felt bad that I delayed  posting this because I thought it was too delicious of a recipe not to be shared immediately. But here it is.

3 Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe

3 Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe

It was my husband who found this recipe in Food Network. It has to be steamed which I thought was odd,  then it was baked. Although these process sounds too much work, it was easy to make. The hardest part in this process, I think, is controlling yourself not too eat too  much. There was ”no bleed” on the chicken wings’ meat and  gosh, it is the buffalo wings sauce that took the cake. Spicy!

3 Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Wings

In the original recipe, it used butter  to make the buffalo sauce stick on the meat. I had used butter in the previous Chicken Buffalo Wings meal we had, but this time I tried it with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and it is still mouth watering with the less fat and calories. You cannot tell that I used faux  butter. If you want to use pure butter, go ahead, you will not notice the difference. I used Frank’s Buffalo Sauce to make it hot and spicy. There is no use using a fork, a knife to eat these wings. You just have to devour it with your hands and get dirty.  I thought it was a great appetizer to entice the family to hang out on the dinner table and gush about the meal. 015wing

3 Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Wings

Servings:15• Serving Size:1 chicken wings• Old Points: 6 • Points+:6• Calories :245• Fat:10.3g • Protein: 35 g • Carb:0 g • Fiber: .0g • Sugar: 0g • Sodium: 340mg

Ingredients

  1. 4 lbs chicken wing, cut off the wings' tips
  2. 1/4 cup I Can't Believe It's Not Butter- Original Flavor OR Pure Unsalted Butter, your choice
  3. 1/2 cup or more, Frank's Red Hot Buffalo Wings Sauce
  4. 5 cloves of garlic ( add more if you want)

Instructions

  • Prepare a baking sheet and line it with wire rack. Cover wire rack with parchment paper - this process is very important, because if you don't do it, the chicken wings will stick onto the rack. Set aside. Boil water in a steamer pan . Wash the chicken wings and place in a steamer with boiling water and steam for 15 minutes.This time , preheat oven at 410 F. After steaming, let cool and tap dry the chicken wings using a paper towel then place them in the prepared wire rack and bake in the pre heated oven for 10 minutes each side. Remove the chicken wings from the oven.
  • While the chicken wings are baking. prepare the sauce: In a sauce pan melt I Can't Believe It is Not Butter and saute the garlic add in the Frank's Red Hot Buffalo Wings Sauce until completely incorporated. It is up to you if you add salt and pepper in it, but for me the taste was just good enough. You just have to spice it according to your liking. Pour/Drizzle mixture into the chicken wings and gently toss the chicken so that it will be coated with the hot sauce.
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Comments

  1. I love the idea of steaming the wings to get rid of “the bleed” – thanks for the tip!

    Michele

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