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Spicy-Good Chicken Wings

We enjoy eating these chicken wings while watching football on TV, but make them for any special occasion for a crowd favorite! The pepper sauce gives just the right amount of heat.—Della Clutts, New Tazewell, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    about 1-1/2 dozen


  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1 teaspoon barbecue seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds chicken wingettes
  • Oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 bottle (2 ounces) hot pepper sauce
  • Blue cheese salad dressing


  • In a large shallow dish, mix the first 6 ingredients. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and toss to coat.
  • In an electric skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry wingettes, a few at a time, until browned, 4-5 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Preheat oven to 350°.
  • In a 13x9-in. baking dish, mix melted butter and pepper sauce. Add wings and turn to coat. Bake, uncovered, 10 minutes. Turn; bake until chicken juices run clear, 10-15 minutes longer. Serve with dressing.
Editor’s Note: As a substitute for 1 cup of self-rising flour, place 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup. Add all-purpose flour to measure 1 cup.
Nutrition Facts
1 appetizer (calculated without salad dressing): 225 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 51mg cholesterol, 473mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 10g protein.

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