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5 from 3 votes

Hot Wings Recipe

Hot wings are perfectly crispy outside with  juicy tender meat on the inside. These wings pack the perfect flavor punch! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 151kcal
Author: Alicia Skousen


for the wings:

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-2 pounds chicken wings
  • Oil for deep frying

for the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce like Frank’s red hot
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Add the flour, paprika, cayenne, salt, and garlic powder to a large zipper bag. Add the wings and toss to coat evenly with the flour mixture. Refrigerate until ready to cook.
  • Add the oil to a heavy bottomed pot, to a depth of about one inch. Heat the oil over medium heat to 375 degrees.
  • Fry the wings in the hot oil for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown and at least 165 degrees. Drain on paper towels, then move to a medium bowl.
  • To make, the sauce, add the butter, hot sauce, pepper, and garlic powder to a small saucepan. Heat the sauce over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the butter is melted and the sauce is smooth. Pour the sauce over the wings and toss to coat. Serve hot.


Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 562mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 291IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg