Truly Homemade Buffalo Chicken Wings

Truly Homemade Buffalo Chicken Wings

If you're looking for a truly homemade recipe for chicken wings, this is it! Everything, right down to the mayo that's in the blue cheese dressing, is homemade, and the taste cannot be beat! Homemade is the best.

Cooking MethodSlow Cooker


  • 24 chicken wings, about four pounds
  • salt, if desired
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 4 cups vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 to 5 tablespoons Louisiana Red Hot Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • blue cheese dressing (recipe below)
  • celery sticks


  1. Cut off and discard the small tip of each wing.
  2. Cut the main wing bone and second at the joint.
  3. Sprinkle the wings with salt, if desired, and pepper to taste.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep-fat fryer or large casserole.
  5. When it is quite hot, add half of the wings and cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. When the wings are golden brown and crisp, remove them and drain well.
  7. Add the remaining wings and cook about 10 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  8. Drain well.
  9. Melt the butter in a saucepan and add two to five tablespoons of the hot sauce and vinegar.
  10. Put the chicken wings on a warm platter and pour the butter mixture over them.
  11. Serve with blue cheese dressing and celery sticks.


Blue Cheese Dressing

  • 1 cup homemade mayonnaise (see recipe below)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • salt to taste, if desired
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • cayenne pepper, to taste
  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Chill for an hour or longer.  Yields about 2½ cups.



  • 1 egg yolk
  • salt, if desired
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon imported mustard, such as Dijon or Dusseldorf
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 cup olive oil
  1. Place the yolk in a mixing bowl and add salt, if desired, and pepper to taste, mustard, and vinegar or lemon juice.
  2. Beat vigorously for a second or two with a wire whisk or electric beater.
  3. Start adding the oil gradually, beating continuously with the whisk or electric beater.
  4. Continue beating and adding oil until all of it is used.  Yields about one cup.

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