Buffalo Drumstix

Add a kick to Chickentopia® oven roasted Drumstix™ by tossing them with a zesty reduced sodium buffalo sauce and serving with refreshing celery ranch dip. With just 190mg of sodium per serving, Drumstix™ are the perfect vehicle for a variety of savory sauces, and this one is a crowd pleaser!

Buffalo Drumstix™ with Celery Ranch

Serves approximately 40 people.

Ingredients:

40 Chickentopia® fully cooked, oven roasted Drumstix™
3 cups buffalo sauce (such as Frank’s)
3 cups water
3 tbsp. cayenne pepper
3 tbsp. cornstarch
¼ cup white vinegar
8 cups ranch dressing
6 celery stalks, peeled and minced
2 tbsp. celery seeds
¼ cup parsley, chopped

Cooking Instructions:

1. In a large bowl, combine ranch, celery, celery seeds and parsley. Mix well and transfer to an airtight container. Refrigerate overnight.

2. In a large pot, combine buffalo sauce, water and cayenne pepper. Bring to a simmer. In another small bowl, combine cornstarch with 3 tbsp. of water and mix into a paste. Slowly whisk into simmering sauce. Add vinegar and simmer for 5 minutes. Strain through a fine mesh strainer and set aside.

3. Preheat oven to 400˚F. If oven has a convection feature, turn it on. Arrange frozen Drumstix™ on lined baking trays, leaving 1 inch of space between them. Cook until golden brown and crispy with an internal temperature of 165˚F, about 20-30 minutes depending on the oven.

4. Toss cooked Drumstix™ with buffalo sauce in a large bowl and serve with 1 ounce of celery ranch per serving. Serve immediately.

To find out more about how we can provide nutritious, clean label products for you and your customers, contact us at 214.984.3600 or email us at info@sommafoods.com.

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