Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks with Blue Cheese Dip

Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks with Blue Cheese Dip Enlarge Image
104Kviews
62 users rated this recipe an average rating of 3.5
Yields:
4 servings plus reserves
Prep:
30 mins
Cook:
6 hrs to 8 hrs (low) or 3 to 4 hours (high)
Rate me!


Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks with Blue Cheese Dip

Ingredients
16
chicken drumsticks (about 4 pounds), skinned, if desired
1
16 ounce bottle buffalo wing hot sauce (2 cups)
1/4
cup tomato paste
2
tablespoons white or cider vinegar
2
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1
8 ounce carton dairy sour cream
1/2
cup mayonnaise
1/2
cup crumbled blue cheese (2 ounces)
1/4
teaspoon cayenne pepper or bottled hot pepper sauce
 
Celery sticks

Directions

  1. Place drumsticks in a 4- or 5-quart slow cooker. In a medium bowl, combine hot sauce, tomato paste, vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over chicken in cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, blue cheese, and cayenne pepper. Reserve half of the blue cheese dip (3/4 cup); store as directed below. Cover and chill the remaining dip until ready to serve.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, remove drumsticks from cooker. Skim fat from cooking juices. Reserve eight of the drumsticks and 1 cup of the cooking juices; store as directed below. Serve remaining drumsticks with some of the remaining cooking juices, the remaining blue cheese dip, and celery sticks. Makes 4 servings and reserves.

From the Test Kitchen

To store reserves:

Place blue cheese dip in an airtight container. Remove skin and meat from drumsticks, discarding bones. Using two forks, shred chicken (2-1/2 to 3 cups). Place shredded chicken and the 1 cup cooking juices in a second airtight container. Seal and chill for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

(Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks with Blue Cheese Dip)
    Per serving:
  • 454 kcal cal.,
  • 33 g fat
  • (11 g sat. fat,
  • 10 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 7 g monounsatured fat),
  • 141 mg chol.,
  • 2084 mg sodium,
  • 6 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 31 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Related Categories

Chicken Recipes, Dinner Recipes
Your Comment:
close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...