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Maple Buffalo Wings


Chicken

Where to Buy
4 portions

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lb chicken wings, halved and wing tips removed
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/3 cup cayenne pepper sauce
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup from Canada, divided
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2/3 cup ranch dressing

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 425° F. Pat chicken wings dry with paper towels.
  2. In bowl, combine baking powder, paprika, salt and pepper; add chicken wings, tossing to coat.
  3. Arrange chicken wings in single layer on greased rimmed baking sheet; bake, turning once, for 45 to 50 minutes or until golden and crispy. Broil for 5 minutes. Transfer chicken wings to large bowl.
  4. Meanwhile, in saucepan set over medium heat, combine cayenne pepper sauce, butter, 2 1/2 tbsp maple syrup, vinegar and garlic powder. Bring to simmer; cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes or until butter is melted.
  5. In small bowl, mix together ranch dressing with remaining maple syrup.
  6. Pour maple sauce over wings; toss to coat well. Serve with maple ranch dressing for dipping.

Tip: Substitute blue cheese dressing for ranch dressing if desired.