Buffalo chicken & blue cheese slaw

Enjoy these sticky buffalo wings New York-style for a sharing family supper. You can use chicken wings or legs, if you prefer. Serve with blue cheese slaw

  • Prep:30 mins
    Cook:1 hrs
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 769
  • fat 64g
  • saturates 21g
  • carbs 12g
  • sugars 12g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 34g
  • salt 2.1g


  • 8 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs
  • 100ml hot sauce
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp light brown soft sugar
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 30g butter, cubed
  • 120g blue cheese, crumbled
  • 150g soured cream
  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped chives
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 small granny smith apple, cored and cut into matchsticks
  • 3 sticks celery, finely chopped
  • ¼ medium white cabbage, finely chopped
  • ¼ pointed spring cabbage, finely chopped


  1. Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/ gas 4. Lay the chicken skin-side up in a roasting tin. Slash the skin of the chicken with a sharp knife, then season and roast for 35 mins.

  2. Mix together the hot sauce, paprika, sugar, vinegar, garlic powder and butter in a pan. Stir over a low heat until the butter has melted, then simmer for 1 min. Season. Tip away any excess juices and fat from the roasting tin, then pour in half the sauce. Return to the oven for 20 mins until cooked through. Turn the oven to the highest temperature and add the remaining sauce. Cook for 5 mins.

  3. Crumble the cheese into a bowl and mix through the soured cream, mayo, chives and lemon juice. Toss the apple with the celery, cabbage and the cheese sauce. Serve the chicken alongside the slaw.

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