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Buffalo Chicken Thighs

These buffalo chicken thighs are going to change the way you think about buffalo chicken. We are talking the taste of buffalo chicken wings but with a lot more meat!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo chicken recipe, buffalo chicken thighs, grilled buffalo chicken
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 383kcal
Author: Bob


  • 1 lb chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh cracked pepper
  • 3/4 cup franks red hot sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Trim any excess fat off from the chicken thighs and check to make sure there are no bones. Add olive oil, salt, and pepper and mix thoroughly.
  • Preheat the grill to 400 degrees. Grill the chicken until you reach a temp of 160 degrees.
  • Add Franks hot sauce, worcestershire sauce and garlic powder to a small saucepan and bring to a simmer on medium heat.
    When it starts to simmer add butter to the saucepan and stir until melted. Bring the sauce back to a simmer and pull it after it gets to a light boil. Keep stirring the sauce during the process.
  • Grill the chicken thighs on the grill until you reach an internal temp of 160 degrees. When the chicken rests it should come up to the requred 165 degrees for food safety.
  • Mix the buffalo sauce with the chicken thighs.
  • Serve with celery stalks and ranch dressing.



Serving: 4g | Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 1615mg | Potassium: 241mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 438IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg