Hot Wings

Aired February 2, 2012

Serves Serves 6-8 as a snack
3 to 4 pounds chicken wings, split and tips removed or drummers
2 sticks butter
1 cup Sriracha hot sauce
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
For the Blue Cheese Ranch Dressing:
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup buttermilk or half-and-half
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 clove garlic, grated
Salt and pepper
1 cup blue cheese crumbles
3 tablespoons fresh herbs such as chives, dill and parsley, finely chopped


Preheat oven to 450F.


Bring a large pot of water up to a bubble and par-cook the chicken for about 5 minutes. Drain and pat dry.


Combined blue cheese ranch dressing ingredients and reserve.


Place a small saucepot over medium heat and melt the butter. Whisk in the sriracha, white wine vinegar and salt until combined then set aside.


Place the wings onto a baking pan and roast 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.


Transfer the wings to a large bowl then pour the butter and sriracha mixture over top and toss.


Serve with Blue Cheese Ranch Dressing alongside for dipping.



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