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Crispy Baked Asian Chicken Wings on a plate with chopped green onions and baked sesame seeds for garnish

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

These Crispy Baked Asian Chicken Wings are sweet, salty, sticky, and so easy to make. The chicken wings are baked, not fried, so they are healthier and there is less mess!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Author: EmilyFabulous

Equipment

Ingredients

Chicken Baking Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Sauce Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili paste (I use Sambal Oelek found in the grocery store)
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoon soy sauce (I used low sodium)
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced

Toppings

  • 3 tablespoon green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 250°F. Prepare a baking sheet with foil and a rack and spray with non-stick spray.
    baking sheet with foil and rack
  • Completely dry the chicken wings with paper towels. Combine the baking powder, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add the dry chicken wings to the bowl and shake to fully coat (you can also use your hands to ensure each piece is fully coated). Tap off the excess coating and place the wings on the prepared baking sheet. Place the baking sheet on the lower rack in the oven and cook for 3o minutes.
    raw chicken wings on a rack before baking
  • After 30 minutes, turn up the heat to 425°F. Carefully move the oven rack to the top setting and place the baking sheet back in the oven. Continue to bake the wings for additional 45-50 minutes. Rotate the pan halfway through the cooking time. The wings will be lightly browned when done. Be careful when rotating the pan and removing the wings when finished baking because the drippings are hot!!!
    baked chicken wings on rack
  • While the wings are cooking at the higher temp, add all of the sauce ingredients to a medium saucepan and stir to combine. Cook over medium-high heat until boiling. Lower the heat and simmer for 5-7 minutes. Remove the sauce from the heat and pour it into a large bowl.
    asian sauce for baked chicken wings in a pan
  • Once the wings have finished baking, remove the pan from the oven and allow the wings to cool slightly. Add the wings to the bowl of sauce and use tongs to toss and fully coat each wing with sauce (be careful the wings are still hot!).
    baked chicken wings in a bowl with sauce
  • Place the wings on a serving plate(s). Pour the remaining sauce over the wings and sprinkle with the chopped green onion and sesame seeds. Enjoy!
    Crispy Baked Asian Chicken Wings on a plate with chopped green onions and baked sesame seeds for garnish

Notes

This recipe was inspired by the recipe found on otewae.com.

Any nutrition calculations are only estimates using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.