Asian Chicken Wings
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cook time: 
Total time: 
  • 6 whole chicken wings
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced or pressed
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • zest from 1 lime
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  1. Separate the wings into their three components. Discard the wing tips and keep only the drumettes and wingettes.
  2. Whisk soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, honey, red pepper flakes, sesame oil, lime zest and ginger together in a liquid measuring cup. Pour half of the mix into a bowl, cover the remaining mix and put in the fridge.
  3. Add the cilantro to the bowl, then place the chicken wings into the bowl, cover and marinate for 45 minutes in the fridge.
  4. Heat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  5. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil, place a wire rack on it and set the wings on the rack.
  6. Bake the wings for 35 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile pour the remaining sauce mix into a saucepan and simmer until reduced to a syrup (about 8 minutes).
  8. Brush the syrup on the chicken wings, then return them to the oven and bake for another 5 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle the green onion over the wings and serve.
Recipe by The Spice Train at