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Introduction:

Buffalo sauce, known for its fiery yet flavorful profile, is a beloved condiment that adds a kick to a variety of dishes. Whether you’re a fan of traditional buffalo wings, want to spice up your chicken sandwiches, or looking to add a zesty twist to your dips, homemade buffalo sauce is the way to go. With this simple recipe, you can create a batch of delicious buffalo sauce right in your kitchen, customizing the heat level and flavor to suit your preferences.

Ingredients:

  • Franks Original Red Hot Sauce
  • Butter
  • Hot Sauce (Tabasco, Cholula etc.)
  • Worcestershire Sauce

Instructions:

  1. Melt the Butter: In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low to medium heat. Make sure not to let it brown or burn.
  2. Combine Ingredients: Once the butter is melted, add the Frank’s hot sauce, Tabasco, and Worcestershire sauce to the saucepan. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
  3. Simmer: Allow the mixture to simmer gently for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. This will help meld the flavors together and ensure the sauce is well-combined.
  4. Season: Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning as needed.
  5. Cool and Store: Once the sauce is ready, remove it from the heat and let it cool slightly. Transfer it to a clean jar or airtight container for storage. Homemade buffalo sauce can be kept in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

How to Customize the Buffalo Sauce:

HEAT LEVEL;

For Mild Buffalo Sauce use 8 ounces of Franks, 8 Tablespoons of Butter, a dash of Worcestershire Sauce, and a dash of hot sauce

For Medium Buffalo Sauce use 12 ounces of Franks, 6 Tablespoons of Butter, a dash of Worcestershire Sauce, and a dash of hot sauce

For Hot Buffalo Sauce use 14 ounces of Franks, 4 Tablespoons of Butter, a dash of Worcestershire Sauce, and a dash of hot sauce

Consistency:

If you prefer a thicker sauce, you can simmer the mixture for a bit longer to reduce it slightly. Alternatively, you can add a teaspoon of cornstarch mixed with water to thicken the sauce.

Flavor Variations:

Get creative with your buffalo sauce by adding additional seasonings such as smoked paprika, chili powder, or honey for a touch of sweetness.

Enjoy Your Homemade Buffalo Sauce! Now that you have mastered the art of making buffalo sauce at home, the possibilities are endless. Use it as a dipping sauce for chicken tenders, drizzle it over grilled meats, or toss it with cooked cauliflower for a vegetarian twist on buffalo wings. However you choose to enjoy it, homemade buffalo sauce is sure to add a burst of flavor to your favorite dishes.

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Buffalo Sauce

A variety of ingredients laid out on a countertop, including hot sauce, butter, and Worcestershire sauce

Buffalo sauce, known for its fiery yet flavorful profile, is a beloved condiment that adds a kick to a variety of dishes. Whether you’re a fan of traditional buffalo wings, want to spice up your chicken sandwiches, or looking to add a zesty twist to your dips, homemade buffalo sauce is the way to go. With this simple recipe, you can create a batch of delicious buffalo sauce right in your kitchen, customizing the heat level and flavor to suit your preferences.

  • Author: Dallas Hahn
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 15 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 Servings
  • Category: Sauces
  • Method: Simmered
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • Franks Original Red Hot Sauce
  • Butter
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Hot Sauce (Tabasco, Cholula)

Instructions

  1. Melt the Butter: In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low to medium heat. Make sure not to let it brown or burn.
  2. Combine Ingredients: Once the butter is melted, add the Frank’s, hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce to the saucepan. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
  3. Simmer: Allow the mixture to simmer gently for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. This will help meld the flavors together and ensure the sauce is well-combined.
  4. Season: Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning as needed.
  5. Cool and Store: Once the sauce is ready, remove it from the heat and let it cool slightly. Transfer it to a clean jar or airtight container for storage. Homemade buffalo sauce can be kept in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Notes

For Mild Buffalo Sauce use 8 ounces of Franks, 8 Tablespoons of Butter, a dash of Worcestershire Sauce, and a dash of hot sauce

For Medium Buffalo Sauce use 12 ounces of Franks, 6 Tablespoons of Butter, a dash of Worcestershire Sauce, and a dash of hot sauce

For Hot Buffalo Sauce use 14 ounces of Franks, 4 Tablespoons of Butter, a dash of Worcestershire Sauce, and a dash of hot sauce

Keywords: Buffalo Sauce, Chicken Wings, Spicy

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