Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Make Game Night Spicy With Frank's RedHot

Frank’s® RedHot® Cayenne Pepper Sauce, the secret ingredient used in the original Buffalo wing sauce recipe since 1964, has a distinctive profile that is responsible for America’s obsession with Buffalo flavor. Since then, flavor fans have discovered that there are many other ways to enjoy the great taste of Frank’s RedHot. For example, try Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Chicken Dip. It is a creamy, flavorful dip that has all the flavor of authentic Buffalo wings but without the mess and it’s easy to make, too. Serve Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Chicken dip at your game day spread and it’s sure to become an instant favorite!
In addition to numerous recipes that include this “must-have” ingredient, flavor fans who fell in love with Frank’s RedHot Original can now choose from other great flavor varieties. New Frank’s Redhot Sweet Chili Sauce is great for those seeking a sweet ‘n spicy alternative and THICK sauce has the same great flavor as Original, but is thicker for better pouring and spreading. So try Frank’s RedHot on all your game day favorites like subs, pizza, nachos, chili, chips and more.
Whether you are looking for tangy, spicy, or simply the taste of Original, gather your friends into your home for a game day celebration with appetizing recipes that are sure to lure even the most serious fans from the big screen to the buffet table. Try the ever-popular Buffalo Chicken Dip that delivers traditional buffalo wing flavor without the mess or these other quick & easy crowd pleasing recipes below, and visit for more great recipes.

This robust creamy dip tastes like Buffalo Chicken Wings but without the mess! Serve hot with celery sticks, veggies or your favorite chips.
Prep Time: 5 min.  Cook Time:  20 min.

1 (8 oz.) package              Cream cheese, softened
½ cup                              Blue cheese or ranch salad dressing
            ½ cup                             ½ cup                              any flavor FRANK’S® REDHOT® Sauce
½ cup                              Crumbled blue cheese or shredded mozzarella cheese
                                                  2 cans (12.5 oz. each)       SWANSON® White Premium Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, drained  

1. HEAT oven to 350ºF. Place cream cheese into deep baking dish. Stir  until smooth.
2. MIX in salad dressing, Frank’s RedHot sauce and cheese. Stir in chicken.
3. BAKE 20 minutes or until mixture is heated through; stir. Garnish as desired. Serve with crackers or cut up vegetables.

Makes 4 cups dip

Microwave Directions:  Prepare as above. Place in microwave-safe dish. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 5 min. until hot, stirring halfway through cooking.
Tips:  You may substitute 2 cups shredded cooked chicken.
Slow Cooker Method: Combine ingredients as directed above. Place mixture into small slow cooker.                  Heat on HIGH setting for 1 ½ hours until hot and bubbly or on LOW setting for 2 ½ to 3 hours. Stir.
Tailgating Tip: Prepare dip ahead and place in heavy disposable foil pan. Place pan on grill and heat dip until hot and bubbly.

Prep Time: 10 min.     Cook Time:  20 min.

2 ½ lbs. chicken wing pieces
¾ cup any flavor FRANK’S® REDHOT® Wing Sauce

BAKE wings in foil-lined pan at 500°F on lowest oven rack for 20 minutes until crispy, turning once.  
TOSS wings in sauce to coat.
Makes 6 to 8 servings

Tip:  You may substitute ½ cup FRANK’S® REDHOT® Sauce mixed with 1/3 cup melted butter for the Wings Sauce. Alternate Cooking Directions: Deep-fry at 375°F for 10 minutes.
Broil 6-inches from heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once.
Grill over medium heat 20 to 25 minutes, turning often.


Prep Time:        5 min.  Cook Time:       15 min.

¾ cup                                               barbecue sauce
¾ cup                                               FRANKS® REDHOT® Sweet Chili Sauce
36 (1 inch)                                         frozen meatballs 

1.  COMBINE barbecue sauce and Sweet Chili Sauce in large skillet. Heat to a boil.
2.  STIR in meatballs. Simmer, covered, about 10 min. until meatballs are heated through. Stir often.
3.  SERVE meatballs with party picks. 
Makes 12 servings 

Tip: This recipe can easily be doubled and heated in a slow cooker for a party buffet.   


Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 10 mins

¾  cup              FRANK'S® REDHOT THICK Cayenne Pepper Sauce
1 lb.                 ground beef
4                      hamburger or Kaiser rolls, split and toasted
1. MIX 1/4 cup THICK Sauce with ground beef; shape into 4 burgers.
2. GRILL or broil burgers about 10 min. until no longer pink in center.
3. SERVE burgers on toasted rolls, spreading with remaining THICK Sauce.
Makes, 4 servings 
Variation: Add a slice of American cheese to each burger while grilling.

Super simple way to enjoy  FRANK’S® RedHot® Sweet Chili Sauce
Prep Time:      0 mins  Cook Time:      0 mins
1       cup      FRANK’S® RedHot® Sweet Chili Sauce  
8       ozs      Cream Cheese
1       tbsp.    Scallion, minced    
2       cups     Mixed cut raw vegetables (crudites) to dip  
1.      PUT Cream cheese in shallow soup bowl.
2.      POUR  FRANK’S® RedHot® Sweet Chili Sauce over. Sprinkle scallions on top.    
3.      ARRANGE crudites around

1 comment:

  1. I think that Buffalo Chicken Dip would be the perfect recipe for any gathering. The flavor would be zippy enough and go with any chips or healthy veggies like carrots.