Buffalo wings with blue cheese dip

Buffalo wings with blue cheese dip recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 1 hr to cook
  • 493 calories / serving


  • 1kg (2lb) Willow Farms chicken wings, halved at the joint
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp hot pepper sauce, plus extra to serve
  • 25g butter, melted

For the blue cheese sauce

  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 4 tbsp soured cream
  • 25g (1oz) blue cheese
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp cider vinegar
  • 3 celery sticks, sliced
  • 1 apple, sliced
  • 85g bag watercress

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    40g 57%
  • Saturates

    13g 65%
  • Sugars

    5g 6%
  • Salt

    1.1g 18%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 5.2g Protein 26.6g Fibre 1.8g


  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Put the chicken wings in a roasting tin, toss with the oil and season. Roast for 30 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, combine the garlic, paprika, cider vinegar, hot pepper sauce and melted butter. Pour over the chicken and toss to coat. Return to the oven for a further 30 minutes, turning halfway through, until cooked through and sticky, with no pink showing.
  3. Meanwhile, combine all the blue cheese sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  4. To make the salad, whisk the oil and vinegar. Season. Put the remaining ingredients in a bowl and toss with the dressing. Serve the salad with the chicken and blue cheese sauce, with an extra drizzle of hot pepper sauce, to taste.

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