Buffalo-Style Recipes

A traditional Buffalo sauce is a tangy combination of butter and hot sauce, most often coated on baked or fried chicken wings. That beloved flavor combination can be used on more than just chicken. Make these creative takes on classic Buffalo ingredients.

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Buffalo-Buffalo Meatballs

Achieve an ideal meatball texture by combining ground meat with panko, sour cream, grated carrot and celery. The meatballs get great Buffalo flavor after they've simmered in a mixture of chicken broth and hot sauce.

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Buffalo Fried Shrimp

Seafood lovers will appreciate this departure from the classic chicken-and-Buffalo-sauce combination. Before frying the shrimp until golden brown, prepare a tangy hot sauce batter with a secret ingredient: lager.

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Buffalo Patatas Bravas

Put a distinctly American twist on this spicy Spanish tapas dish by drizzling fried, cubed potatoes with a Buffalo hot sauce and mayonnaise mixture.

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Buffalo Stuffed Mushrooms

These petite stuffed mushrooms pack quite the flavor punch. Bacon, panko, Parmesan and hot sauce come together in a hearty, spicy filling that makes these mingle-friendly bites hard to resist.

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Buffalo Wings

Alton has a method for perfectly crispy skin. His secret? Cooking the wings twice — first by steaming, then by roasting them in the oven.

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Fried Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dip

Serve these fried wings alongside a homemade blue cheese dip. The sour cream and blue cheese crumbles also get a squeeze of lemon juice to create a brighter flavor for dipping.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Cut down on prep time by using shredded rotisserie chicken in this cheesy dip.

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Buffalo Chicken Subs

Jeff spreads crumbled blue cheese on this sandwich before piling on a hefty layer of pulled Buffalo chicken — fresh off the skillet — so it melts right into the bread.

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Buffalo Drumsticks

Spice lovers will go crazy for the hot, buttery sauce Melissa uses to coat these drumsticks. For a milder alternative, reduce the amount of hot sauce, and replace the butter with maple syrup and lime juice.

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Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Skip delivery and serve Sandra's pizza that saves on prep time thanks to store-bought dough. A double dose of cheese, plus veggies and a grilled chicken tender topping will have your crowd asking for seconds.

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Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Jeff makes his pulled chicken with brown sugar, paprika and cayenne. For fall-apart-tender results, return the chicken to the oven after it's fully cooked, then broil until a caramelized crust appears on top.

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Zesty with hot sauce, this creamy cheese dip packed with rotisserie chicken tastes just like your favorite chicken wings — but doesn't require all those napkins. Chopped carrot and celery sprinkled on top of the dip adds freshness and crunch.

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Layered Buffalo Chicken Dip

This dip starts out warm, rich and spicy. Then it's topped with cool, crunchy vegetables, tangy blue cheese dressing and bacon for a salty hit. Scoop it out with a spoon so you can get all of the layers in one bite. 

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Wingless Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Rachael Ray takes all the flavors of everyone's favorite game-day wings and combines them with another party favorite: pizza! A double dose of cheese (blue cheese and Monterey Jack) tempers tangy chicken coated in hot sauce.

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Buffalo Mac 'n' Cheese

It's gooey, it's cheesy, it's spicy and (with a topping of panko breadcrumbs) it's even crispy  — the perfect game-day dish for a crowd.

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Buffalo Deviled Eggs

These classic appetizers are always welcome on a party buffet table. But stir some hot sauce into the egg-yolk mixture and you'll be surprised how fast they fly off the platter.

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Buffalo Chicken Salad

A hearty wedge topped with grilled chicken gets the game-day treatment with hot sauce, blue cheese, celery and onion.

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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

If wings aren't your thing, these hearty, spicy meatballs are an excellent one-bite option for your party spread.

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Lightened-Up Slow-Cooker Chicken Buffalo Dip

This party dip usually comes with bragging rights for an indulgent amount of fat. Our slow-cooker version is full of the same big flavors but has fewer calories and less fat.

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