Classic Hot Wings Recipe

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Ree’s Classic Hot Wings Recipe, a cowboy approved recipe. 


Ree’s Classic Hot Wings Recipe

Try these awesome appetizers!! Ree’s Classic Hot Wings Recipe great for football get-togethers!! Game Day Chicken Wings are a crowd-pleaser, perfect for tailgating or a weeknight dinner. It’s football season!! We have had a serious hankering for some good ol’ chicken wings. We love to eat wings while watching football at a local sports bar or at home with our family and friends.

Not what you are looking for? Try these other wing variations: Gina’s Honey Mustard Kiss Wings, Dijon Chicken Wings or Turmeric Chicken Wings.

  • Author: Ree Drummond
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 40


  • Canola oil, for frying
  • 24 chicken wing parts (12 wings separated into 2 pieces)
  • One 12-ounce bottle cayenne hot pepper sauce, such as Frank’s
  • 1 stick butter
  • Several dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • Several dashes hot sauce, such as Tabasco
  • Blue cheese dip, for serving
  • Celery sticks, for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Heat 3 inches of canola oil in a heavy pot to 375 degrees F.
  2. Add half the chicken wing parts to the oil and fry them until they’re golden brown and fully cooked, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towels. Repeat with the other half of the wing parts.
  3. In a saucepan, heat the cayenne sauce and butter over medium-low heat. Add the Worcestershire and hot sauce. Let it bubble up, and then turn off the heat.
  4. Place the wings in an ovenproof dish and pour the hot sauce over the top. Toss to coat, and then bake in the oven for 15 minutes.
  5. Serve with blue cheese dip, celery sticks… and your favorite cold, fizzy beverage.


  • Serving Size: 4
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