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Chapter: Party Appetizers and Snacks Recipes
Section: Chicken: Wings
Recipe: Buffalo Wings

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Buffalo Wings
12 whole chicken wings
3 ounces coconut oil
1 small clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Place a 6-quart saucepan with a steamer basket and 1-inch of water in the 
bottom, over high heat, cover and bring to a boil.

Remove the tips of the wings and discard or save for making stock. Using 
kitchen shears, or a knife, separate the wings at the joint. Place the 
wings into the steamer basket, cover, reduce the heat to medium and steam 
for 10 minutes. Remove the wings from the basket and carefully pat dry. 
Lay the wings out on a cooling rack set in a half sheet pan lined with 
paper towels and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Replace the paper towels with parchment paper. Roast on the middle rack of
the oven for 20 minutes. Turn the wings over and cook another 20 minutes or
until meat is cooked through and the skin is golden brown.

While the chicken is roasting, melt the coconut oil in a small bowl along 
with the garlic. Pour this along with hot sauce and salt into a bowl large 
enough to hold all of the chicken and stir to combine.

Remove the wings from the oven and transfer to the bowl and toss with the 
sauce. Serve warm.

Recipe courtesy Alton Brown, 2007. Show: Good Eats. Episode: The Wing and I
Adapted from: FoodNetwork.com
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