Baked Buffalo Wings

Cut the fat but retain the flavor by baking the wings and using reduced-fat cottage cheese in the dipping sauce. Delicious!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

Chicken Wings

2
lb chicken wing drummettes (about 24)
2
tablespoons honey
2
tablespoons ketchup
2
tablespoons red pepper sauce
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Paprika
Celery sticks, if desired

Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

1/3
cup reduced-fat cottage cheese
1/2
teaspoon white wine vinegar
2
tablespoons milk
1
tablespoon crumbled blue cheese
1/8
teaspoon white pepper
1
clove garlic, finely chopped

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil. Remove skin from chicken.
  • 2 In resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix honey, ketchup, pepper sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Add chicken. Seal bag; refrigerate at least 15 minutes but no longer than 24 hours, turning occasionally.
  • 3 Place chicken in pan; sprinkle with paprika. Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until crisp and juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in blender or food processor, place cottage cheese, vinegar, milk, half of the blue cheese, the white pepper and garlic. Cover and blend on low speed until smooth and creamy. Spoon into serving dish. Stir in remaining blue cheese. Cover; refrigerate until serving. Serve chicken wings with sauce and celery sticks.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil. Remove skin from chicken.
  • 2 In resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix honey, ketchup, pepper sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Add chicken. Seal bag; refrigerate at least 15 minutes but no longer than 24 hours, turning occasionally.
  • 3 Place chicken in pan; sprinkle with paprika. Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until crisp and juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in blender or food processor, place cottage cheese, vinegar, milk, half of the blue cheese, the white pepper and garlic. Cover and blend on low speed until smooth and creamy. Spoon into serving dish. Stir in remaining blue cheese. Cover; refrigerate until serving. Serve chicken wings with sauce and celery sticks.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Chicken contains vitamin B6, an element that aids with digestion of proteins.

You can bake the chicken up to 2 days ahead; cover and refrigerate.

Buffalo wings originated at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York. The original appetizers were deep-fried and served in a spicy hot sauce along with blue cheese dressing.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.