Recreating your favorite recipe from a fast-food chain is not the easiest thing to do.
This Pizza Hut traditional chicken wings recipe will teach you how to get that beautiful flavor on your chicken wings.
There are guides that you can follow on the internet and this is my version of the Traditional Pizza Hut Chicken Wings recipe so do try it out and let it know if you like it.
Of course, secret ingredients are being used and undisclosed to the public.
That is why we have gathered everything that we know about the recipe and recreated it with this recipe.
This recipe is a very easy guide to follow and you can make it at home. You will make this recipe with ease as you will not need any special ingredients and tools to cook it.
Cooking wings means you need to get all the flavors into the meat.
That is pretty hard to do as chicken skin does not let any flavor pass through but you can certainly do it and hence this recipe.
We also made sure that the guide gives you the techniques that will be able to put flavors into the chicken.
So let us get to the recipe so you can start cooking the best chicken wings at home.
Pizza Hut Traditional Chicken Wings
What You Will Need
- 10 chicken wings or depending on how many you need to serve
- 1/4 cup Frank’s Red Hot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup margarine
- 2 teaspoons of brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon white vinegar
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 and a half teaspoons of paprika
Step 1: Prepare The Chicken Wings
Thaw the chicken wings on the refrigerator overnight.
If you bought fresh chicken wings, you might want to look at the tips of the wings and remove the roots of the feathers properly.
Wash the chicken wings in cold water and make sure that there are no contaminants in the wings. Pat them dry with a paper towel and then let them rest for a little bit.
Step 2: Prepare The Baking Sheet
Prepare your baking sheet and line it with aluminum foil. Put drops of melted butter on the aluminum foil or use unmelted butter as it will melt when cooked.
Step 3: Season The Chicken Wings
Mix the flour, paprika, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and other seasonings in a small bowl.
Use a fork to mix them well and ensure that the dry ingredients are mixed evenly in the bowl.
Coat the chicken wings with the seasoning mixture by sprinkling it on all sides.
You can also pick up the wings and dip them into the seasoning mixture to make sure to coat it on all sides.
Place the coated and seasoned chicken wings on the aluminum foil and make sure that the butter dots are evenly spread. Let the chicken wings rest at room temperature.
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
Step 4: Cook The Chicken Wings
Once the oven reaches 425 degrees Fahrenheit, place the chicken wings in the oven and then let it bake for 30 minutes.
The skin will not be that crispy after 30 minutes so do not worry.
After 30 minutes, flip the wings over and then let them cook for another 15 minutes.
Insert a meat probe into the chicken wings and then let them reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
165 degrees Fahrenheit is the standard temperature for chicken wings to ensure that it is safe to eat with no contaminants and bacteria that might affect your health.
After the chicken wings are cooked, make sure that you let them rest for at least 5 minutes to get the juices back into the meat again.
Once they have rested, serve the chicken wings while hot.
What Are The Traditional Wings At Pizza Hut?
Traditional chicken wings are generally seasoned chicken wings that do not have a coating when they are cooked.
Pizza Hut sticks to that notion so there are no other dips or coating on the wings.
Pizza Hut’s version is different from the other traditional chicken wings as they use other seasonings.
This is what makes it perfect as you can put other dips and coats you want.
The technique is pretty similar to the traditional way of making these chicken wings.
It is very easy to make and you will be able to do it in other styles to experiment with other ingredients.
You can also fry this recipe at medium heat for 8 minutes on each side.
There are other variations but cooking in the oven is the best way to make it easy and convenient.
How Do You Make Pizza Hut Wings?
It is very easy to make and you can use the guide above.
The secret behind it is to prepare it properly and make sure that the chicken wings get all the flavors from the seasonings.
You can cook it by frying it on a pan but cooking it in an oven makes it easier.
You can time it properly and make sure that the chicken meat cooks all the way through for precision.
There are some things that you need such as a meat probe.
A meat probe will help you determine the right temperature for the chicken to make sure that it cooks properly.
Chicken is known for the contaminants and diseases that they can bring if not cooked the right way.
That is why you need to make sure that the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
Are Pizza Hut Traditional Wings Breaded?
The chicken wings that are cooked the traditional way from Pizza Hut have no breading.
The dry ingredients used are more of seasoning rather than breading.
This is what makes the chicken wings look as if they do not have coats on them.
The seasonings make sure that you get to taste every ingredient that you put in the seasoning.
There is no breading on the Pizza Hut traditional chicken wings but you can make it a little more interesting by putting your favorite seasonings to get the best out of the chicken wings.
What Brand Of Wing Sauce Does Pizza Hut Use?
There are no disclosed or specific ingredients that Pizza Hut uses with its chicken wings.
You can make the best of the recipe by experimenting with other ingredients that you want to use.
The most commonly used sauce for these chicken wings is Frank’s Red Hot Sauce which is truly the perfect sauce for the chicken wings as it is perfect for the taste and seasonings of it.
This hot sauce is something that you can get with other flavors.
If you are not that into spicy food, then you can go with the mild version to get that little bit of spice on your chicken wings.
You can make your versions, but Pizza Hut’s sauce makes it perfect and gives the chicken wings that iconic flavor that you usually get from the original recipe.
Hope you like this recipe and let us know what you think about it in the comments below!