Buffalo Wings Sauce Recipe – Veg Vegan Meat

Buffalo Wings Sauce is a spicy, tangy, and easy-to-make dip prepared with simple ingredients. This homemade Buffalo Sauce is usually made with butter, hot sauce, vinegar, garlic powder, and soy or Worcestershire sauce. The recipe I have shared here shows you how to make Homemade Buffalo Sauce for wings with easy step-by-step instructions for you to try and enjoy at home.

I have also shared a detailed video of this recipe below to make the cooking process simple and clear. This Buffalo Sauce for wings is one of the best sauces to make your favorite buffalo wings using oven-baked chicken wings, fried chicken wings, or air fryer chicken wings. You can also use it as a dip for your favorite starter or appetizers.

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What is Buffalo Wings Sauce?

Buffalo Wings Sauce is a spicy, tangy, and flavorful sauce made with minimal ingredients. It is made with butter, hot sauce, and other seasoning ingredients like garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, and vinegar.

This sauce is called Buffalo Sauce since it was first prepared at a place called Buffalo, New York by Teressa Bellissimo at their family restaurant. Then it got popular across the states for its unique spicy, tangy and buttery flavor.

Even though butter and hot sauce are the basic ingredients to make the buffalo sauce, you could always customize the seasoning according to your preferences as I have done here. This Buffalo Sauce for wings is an incredibly easy and absolute keeper sauce, especially when you are planning a get-together or a game night. Use it as a dip for your starters, appetizers, or to make popular buffalo wings.

Ingredients

The ingredients you will need to make this Buffalo Wings Sauce are basic ingredients. And they should be easily available in the supermarkets around. Let’s see what they are below.

Buffalo Wings Sauce on a table
  • Butter – I have used salted butter here but you can also feel free to use unsalted butter. If you are using unsalted the feel free to season the sauce with salt
  • Hot Sauce – Any hot sauce of your favorite brand
  • Garlic Powder – Gives a touch of garlicky flavor notes to your sauce
  • Soy or Worcestershire sauce – I have used soy sauce for Worcestershire sauce since it was not handy to me
  • Vinegar – Delivers a mild tangy flavor and also acts as a preservative

For a detailed ingredients list, Please check out the recipe card below.

How to make Buffalo Sauce?

The recipe I have shared here is a classic homemade Buffalo Wings Sauce. This sauce is made with basic ingredients in under 10 minutes. And the best part is you can prepare this ahead for your party or game night and store it for up to a month in the refrigerator.

Buffalo Wings Sauce in a white bowl placed on a table

Following are the high-level instructions to make this recipe but for detailed step-by-step instructions with photos and video, please check out the recipe card below.

  • Melt the Butter – In a pan with medium heat, add butter and allow it to melt
  • Add ingredients and simmer – Simmer the heat and add garlic powder, vinegar, and soy sauce
  • Mix it up – Mix well until everything combines and remove from heat. Now the hot and spicy buffalo wing sauce is ready for you to use in your recipes
  • Serve – Serve this Buffalo Wings Sauce as a dip for your Oven Baked Chicken Wings, Air Fryer Chicken Wings, Fried Chicken Wings, or to make Buffalo Chicken Wings

Tips

  • Hot Sauce – I have used Franks hot sauce here but feel free to use your favorite hot sauce that’s handy to you
  • Seasoning – Garlic Powder, vinegar, soy sauce, or Worcestershire sauce are the basic seasonings used here to flavor up the sauce. But if you would like to add some extra heat you can also add some cayenne pepper
  • Make it creamier – If you would like to have a slightly creamier version of this sauce, then I would recommend adding a tbsp of cornflour slurry while simmering this sauce or you can also use 3 to 4 tbsp of mayo instead
  • Honey – Adding 2 to 3 tbsp of honey will sweeten up the sauce and you could enjoy the honey version of this sauce
  • How to use – You can use buffalo sauce as a dip for oven-baked chicken wings, fried wings, air fryer chicken wings or to make buffalo wings
  • Storage – This sauce stays suitable for up to a month in the refrigerator in a closed air-tight jar. The sauce will turn thick as it cools, so feel free to reheat the portion before using it as a dip or sauce for your recipes

Storage Suggestions

This Buffalo Sauce for wings stays good for up to a month in the refrigerator in a closed airtight jar. The sauce would thicken as it cools, so always make sure to reheat the sauce you want to enjoy.

Serving Suggestions

Use this Buffalo Sauce with oven-baked chicken wings, air fryer chicken wings, or fried wings to make buffalo wings. Or you can also use it as a dip with popcorn chicken, chicken lollipop, or other chicken recipes, starters, or appetizers.

You could also find similar recipes below and more at sauce recipes.

Buffalo Wings Sauce Recipe video

I have also shared a detailed video of this Buffalo Wings Sauce Recipe below that I hope will help you make a delicious sauce at home.

📖 Recipe

Yield: 2 cups

Buffalo Wings Sauce

Buffalo Wings Sauce in a white bowl placed on a table

Buffalo Wings Sauce is a spicy, tangy and easy to make dip prepared with simple ingredients. It is usually made with butter, hot sauce, vinegar, garlic powder and Worcestershire sauce or soy sauce. This homemade Buffalo Sauce for wings is one of the best dip to make your favorite buffalo wings using oven baked chicken wings, fried chicken wings or air fryer chicken wings. You can also use it as a dip for your starter or appetizers.

Cook Time
10 minutes

Total Time
10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 tbsp Butter, Salted

  • 1½ cup Hot Sauce

  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder

  • 1 tsp Vinegar

  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce or Worcestershire Sauce

Notes

  1. Hot Sauce – I have used Franks hot sauce here but feel free to use your favorite hot sauce that’s handy to you
  2. Seasoning – Garlic Powder, vinegar, soy sauce, or Worcestershire sauce are the basic seasonings used here to flavor up the sauce. But if you would like to add some extra heat you can also add some cayenne pepper
  3. How to use – You can use buffalo sauce as a dip for oven-baked chicken wings, fried wings, air fryer chicken wings or to make buffalo wings
  4. Storage – This sauce stays good for up to a month in the refrigerator in a closed air-tight jar. The sauce will turn thick as it cools, so feel free to reheat the portion before using it as a dip or sauce for your recipes

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

2 tbsp

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 58Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 117mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 0g

Disclaimer: Nutrition information comes from third-party apps and calculators. The information is purely an estimate and provided for information purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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FAQ

What is Buffalo Sauce?

Buffalo Wings Sauce is a spicy, tangy, and flavorful sauce made with minimal ingredients. It is made with butter, hot sauce, and other seasoning ingredients like garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, and vinegar. Use it as a dip for your starters, appetizers, or to make popular buffalo wings.

What is the difference between hot sauce and Buffalo Sauce?

Hot sauce is usually a blend of cayenne pepper, salt, and vinegar while Buffalo sauce is made with hot sauce, butter, and some seasoning ingredients.

How to use Buffalo Sauce or what to serve with it?

You can toss the baked, fried, or air-fried chicken wings with Buffalo sauce to make buffalo wings or you can serve them with popcorn chicken, chicken lollipops, sandwiches, fried veggies, and similar others.

I hope you enjoyed the recipe that I have shared here and I would love to hear from you about how it turned out for you. Please let me know.

If you have any other questions, feel free to post them in the comment section below and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

Happy Cooking!

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