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Sweet-n-Spicy Garlic Ginger Chicken Wings


  • 4 pounds chicken wing parts, patted dry!

For the baking powder mixture:

For the glaze:

  • Equal parts honey and garlic chili paste (Sambal Oelek), quantity is up to you.
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated (feel free to add more)
  • 12 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil


  • Lime zest
  • Chives
  • Cilantro (optional)
  • Toasted sesame seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 425
  2. In a small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients, taste and adjust, then set aside.
  3. Thoroughly coat chicken with baking powder mixture, and bake in the center of your oven on a baking rack over a foil lined baking sheet for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, flip all pieces over and bake an additional 20 minutes. Lastly, remove from oven and flip once more and cook for an additional 10-15 minutes or until chicken is crisp. Let chicken rest 5 minutes, then toss in 1/2 of your glaze mixture to coat. If it needs more, add more.
  4. Garnish with chives, lime zest, cilantro (if using), and toasted sesame seeds.
  5. Serve.


Use about 1 tablespoon of aluminum-free baking powder per pound of chicken. If your wings are particularly tiny in size, cooking times will definitely vary. You may want to shave about 10-20 minutes off total cooking time for smaller wings. If you have leftover glaze, it can be refrigerated for up to a week.

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 55 mins
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