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Naked Buffalo Wings

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 10


  • 1 lb cut at the joint to yield a wingette and drumette from each wing chicken wings
  • for frying oil
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup Paula Deen Hot Sauce


In a small saucepan over a low heat, heat butter and hot sauce just until butter melts; keep warm on stove top.

Salt and Pepper the chicken. Heat the oil in a deep fryer or dutch oven to 375º. Deep-fry chicken, 8-10 pieces at a time for 10-12 minutes, turning once or twice.

Drain chicken on a wire cooling rack for 30 seconds. Transfer the warm buffalo sauce to a very large mixing bowl. Toss the fried chicken in the buffalo sauce and remove with a slotted spoon.

Repeat with remaining chicken.

Paula’s note: This sauce yields a medium hot sauce. Adjust the ratio of the hot sauce to butter for a milder or hotter sauce.