Try This Simple Recipe for Buffalo Wings

Buffalo Wings
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  • Total: 75 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Yield: 3 Pounds Wings (6 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
659 Calories
42g Fat
3g Carbs
63g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3 Pounds Wings (6 Servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 659
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42g 54%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 229mg 76%
Sodium 865mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 63g
Calcium 93mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a simple recipe for a traditional favorite. These chicken wings are sure to please. Adjust the hot sauce if you want these Buffalo Wings hotter or not.


  • 3 pounds/1.4 kg. chicken wings
  • 1 (12 ounce/350 mL) can of carbonated cola beverage
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL soy sauce

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine hot sauce, cola, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and soy sauce in a large pot.

  2. Add chicken wings to sauce.

  3. Preheat a grill for medium heat.

  4. Place pot off to one side of the grill, allowing sauce to simmer by indirect heat.

  5. As sauce begins to simmer, remove wings with a pair of tongs and place directly on grill grate.

  6. Cook wings for 8 to 10 minutes.

  7. Return to sauce and allow to simmer once more.

  8. Repeat this process every 10 minutes for a 50 minute time span.

  9. The sauce will become thick.

  10. Chicken is done when meat pulls easily from the bone.

  11. You can serve them with extra sauce or straight from the grill for a dryer option.