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Skinny Buffalo Wings

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These homemade skinny baked buffalo wings aren’t even fried and will be the hit at your next party! Also great for a quick dinner!

These homemade skinny baked buffalo wings aren't even fried and will be the hit at your next party! Also great for a quick dinner!Skinny Buffalo Wings

More healthier versions of traditional party appetizers I love are baked Mozzarella Sticks, a hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip and loaded baked Sweet Potato Skins.

Traditional buffalo wings are deep fried and made with lots of butter. These are broiled to reduce fat and calories and we eliminated the butter altogether. You can adjust the heat to your taste. Great for appetizers, lunch or dinner!

Lighter Buffalo Wings

4.45 from 9 votes
9
Cals:204
Protein:19
Carbs:4
Fat:13.5
These homemade skinny baked buffalo wings aren't even fried and will be the hit at your next party! Also great for a quick dinner!
Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: American
These homemade skinny baked buffalo wings aren't even fried and will be the hit at your next party! Also great for a quick dinner!
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Marinate Time: 30 mins
Total: 55 mins
Yield: 9 servings
Serving Size: 2 chicken wings

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs about 18 chicken wings
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp Franks hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp oregano
  • 4 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • salt and fresh pepper
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced into strips
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced into strips
  • low fat blue cheese dressing, extra pts

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine chicken, 2 tbsp hot sauce, vinegar, oregano, paprika, garlic powder, chili powder salt and pepper.
  • Mix well and let marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Place wings on a broiler rack and broil on low, about 8 inches from the flame for about 10-12 minutes on each side. (All ovens are different so be careful not to burn and make sure it is cooked before removing)
  • While chicken cooks, heat the remaining hot sauce until warm.
  • Toss the hot sauce with the chicken and arrange on a platter.
  • Serve with celery and carrot strips and blue cheese dressing or dipping.

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Nutrition

Serving: 2 chicken wings, Calories: 204 kcal, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 19 g, Fat: 13.5 g, Saturated Fat: 3.5 g, Cholesterol: 56.5 mg, Sodium: 812 mg, Fiber: 0.6 g, Sugar: 1 g

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103 comments on “Skinny Buffalo Wings”

  1. Very yummy recipe! I will definitely make again!! I used Noble Made brand buffalo sauce which has great ingredients.

    My one tip is to dry the wings before adding them to the marinade so you get a nice crunch.  🙂

      1. I just made these in my air fryer.  I brined them over night in pickle juice.  The meat came out super tender and juicy.  

  2. I cooked these in my air fryer, 375 for about 18 minutes turning once. Great recipe and will try again

  3. Sorry, but 13g of fat per serving (and a serving is ONLY 2 wings — really?) is much too much fat to be considered low-fat. For someone on a medically necessary low-fat diet, this is not a viable recipe. Chicken wings are the culprit. Chicken breast tenders would bring the fat content down significantly. As far as I can see, the “lighter” part is eliminating butter from the sauce and broiling the wings instead of deep frying. Maybe a good start for folks watching their weight, but not really a game-changing recipe.

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      Healthyeater

      You’re mad about 2 full size wings for 204 calories? Not everyone is on a medically necessary low fat diet..if wings are too high in fat for you just move onto some of her other recipes.

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    Jessica Verderame

    Would there be a problem with letting these marinate longer than 30 minutes? Not sure if the vinegar would have a negative effect any longer than that.

  5. I’m thinking of using an air fryer to cook these.  Would you recommend 400 degrees for 25 min? I’ve seen some say 380 x 24 min. Then 400 for 6 min.