The original Buffalo wings were invented at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York in 1964. They are the perfect low-carb snack for Super Sunday. To turn them into a meal, use drumsticks instead of wings. To super-size your snacks, use turkey wings!
20 to 25 chicken wing “drummettes,” the meaty first section of the wing
Heat-stable oil or fat for frying, such as light olive oil or grass-fed beef tallow
1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)
1 to 2 ounces hot sauce, such as Frank’s or Tabasco, or to taste
Bleu Cheese Dressing, see below
Makes 20 to 25 servings.
Per wing for each of 20: Cal 26 • Fat 2.6g • Carbs 0g • Fiber 0g • Net Carbs 0g • Pro 0.5g
Bleu Cheese Dressing
1/2 cup real mayonnaise
1/2 cup whole milk Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup crumbled bleu cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Calories 134 • Fat 13.3g • Carbs 1.6g • Fiber 0 g • Net Carbs 1.6g • Protein 2.2g
Variation: Super-easy Baked Wings
Coat wings with oil and bake in preheated oven set at 400 degrees F for 45 minutes to an hour or until brown. Turn after first 20 minutes.
(c) 2014, Judy Barnes Baker, www.carbwars.blogspot.com