Keto Recipes

Keto Buffalo Wings: Low Carb & Easy

If you want to learn how to make the best keto buffalo wings, then you’ll love this recipe. It’s easy, quick and can requires only a few ingredients. Plus, it tastes absolutely amazing and can help satisfy your craving for keto buffalo wild wings with this simple homemade recipe.

how to make keto buffalo wings

Being able to enjoy some yummy, crispy buffalo wings that are keto friendly is a blessing. Many people wonder if they can still have buffalo wings on this diet. After all, there are many foods that are off limits when it comes to low carb diets. Rest assured, chicken does not contain carbs which makes it the perfect keto friendly food. And when it comes to sauces to spice up your chicken, you can make a few adjustments to ensure that they’re keto friendly as we’ll show you here.

You can also find other delicious keto chicken recipes if you want them.

 

Can you have buffalo wings on keto?

The short answer is yes, you can. As long as you make sure to use a buffalo sauce that is keto friendly, you can surely enjoy buffalo wings on the keto diet without guilt.

 

Do buffalo wings have carbs?

As mentioned above wings are high in fat, but, like other cuts of meat do not contain carbs. However, based on the buffalo sauce that you use to make your buffalo wings recipe, this can affect how many carbs you can expect in the meal. For this recipe, we’re using a very low carb homemade buffalo sauce, so you can expect each serving of low carb buffalo wings to contain 3.8 net carbs.

 

Ingredients for keto buffalo wings

These are the handful of ingredients you will need to make this easy keto recipe:

  • 16 chicken wings
  • Olive or avocado oil, for brushing
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2oz. crumbled feta cheese, to serve with, optional
  • Keto buffalo sauce

 

How many calories are in these buffalo wings?

For this recipe, you can expect to get roughly 400 calories in each serving. Each serving has about 4 buffalo cooked wings. If you pay attention to calories in your daily life, you can have these with a nice vegetable salad for a healthy, satisfying low calorie low carb lunch or dinner.

 

Should you fry or bake the wings?

Normally buffalo wings are fried, but for this recipe, we choose to bake the wings instead of frying them for one simple reason. Wings naturally have some fat on them, therefore, therefore, we wanted to have a slightly healthy version that was not deep fried and added extra fat.

You can choose to fry your own if you want, either using an air fryer or in oil if you prefer.

 

Tools to make the best keto buffalo wings

You will need:

  • For the Sauce: saucepan and metal whisk
  • For the Chicken wings: wire rack, brush and baking sheet

 

How to make keto buffalo wings

To make this recipe, first gather all of your ingredients in one place.

Then prepare to make the wings. You will need to preheat oven at 400F. Next arrange the chicken wings onto a wire rack, placed on a baking sheet.

Brush the chicken with olive oil or avocado oil, then season to taste with salt and pepper.

Next, you will pop the wings into the oven and let this bake for about 40 minutes.

Once the wings are baking, you’ll take this time to make a low carb buffalo sauce. You can find a simple recipe for the keto buffalo sauce here. Plus, you only need a handful of ingredients for this simple buffalo sauce.

Once the wings have been baked, place the chicken in a bowl and pour over the prepared keto friendly buffalo sauce.

keto buffalo sauce recipe 

Toss the chicken in the bowl so that every piece is coated with sauce. It should look like this:

low carb buffalo wings

 

You can serve them like this if you choose and they will be delicious although they will not be crispy.

However, you can also choose to arrange the sauce-coated chicken wings on a wire rack and set under broiler for an additional 2 -3 minutes. By doing this, the wings will get a nice thin crust and become even more delicious.

keto buffalo wings

More keto chicken recipes

Keto Buffalo Wings

Keto Buffalo Wings

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

If you want to learn how to make the best keto buffalo wings, then you'll love this recipe. It's easy, quick and can requires only a few ingredients.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Franks Hot Sauce
  • ½ cup cubed unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional (if you like it HOT)
  • 16 chicken wings
  • Olive or avocado oil, for brushing
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2oz. crumbled feta cheese, to serve with, optional

Instructions

      1. Gather all the ingredients in one place.
      2. Then prepare to make the wings. You will need to preheat oven at 400F and arrange the chicken wings onto a wire rack, placed on a baking sheet.
      3. Brush each piece of chicken with olive oil, then season to taste with salt and pepper.
      4. Next, you will pop the wings into the oven and let this bake for about 40 minutes.
      5. Meanwhile, you will make your low carb buffalo sauce. You can find a simple recipe for this sauce here. This step only takes 12 minutes and you can do it while the chicken wings are baking.
      6. Once the wings have been baked, place the chicken in a bowl and pour over the prepared keto friendly buffalo sauce.
      7. Toss the chicken in the bowl so that every piece is coated with sauce.
      8. To serve, you can choose to serve them once you're done tossing and they will be delicious. However, you can also choose to arrange the sauce-coated chicken wings on a wire rack and set under broiler for an additional 2 minutes. By doing this, the wings will get a nice thin crust and become even more delicious.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 4 wings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 405 Total Fat: 29.73g Saturated Fat: 13.66g Cholesterol: 108mg Sodium: 798mg Carbohydrates: 5.04g Fiber: 1.2g Sugar: 2.73g Protein: 29.34g

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