Oven-Fried Asian-Style Chicken Wings

Oven-Fried Asian-Style Chicken Wings
Staff Writer
Andrea Taylor

My family loves fried chicken wings. But I don’t like to fry. Pan fry, maybe, but deep-fry — not so much. I love this recipe because the chicken wings get nice and crispy  in the oven and I don’t have to slave over hot popping oil in a frying pan. Not to mention, these are so much healthier than any fried wing out there.

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6
Servings
278
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the sauce

  • 1  Cup  fresh orange juice
  • 1/2  Tablespoon  pineapple juice
  • 1/2  Cup  sugar
  • 1/4  Cup  soy sauce
  • 1/4  Cup  mirin
  • 1/4  Cup  hoisin sauce
  • 1  Tablespoon  orange zest
  • 1  Tablespoon  minced garlic
  • 1  Tablespoon  minced fresh ginger
  • 1  Tablespoon  sesame oil
  • 3/4  Teaspoons  crushed red pepper flakes

For the chicken

  • 2 1/2  Pounds  chicken wings, separated at the joints
  • 1/4  Cup  flour
  • 1  Teaspoon  paprika
  • 1  Teaspoon  garlic powder
  • 1  Teaspoon  kosher salt or sea salt
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  ground white pepper
  • 2  Tablespoons  sesame seeds
  • 1  Tablespoon  minced parsley

Directions

For the sauce

Combine all of the ingredients in a small saucepan set over medium-high heat, except for the sesame seeds and parsley. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is dissolved and the liquid has reduced to a syrup, 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from the heat and cover to keep warm until ready to use.

For the chicken

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Be sure that the wings are thawed and dry them well with paper towels.
Combine the flour, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a plastic bag. Shake to mix the ingredients and add the wings. Shake again.

Spread the seasoned wings on the baking sheet in a single layer so the wings are not touching. Bake until browned, rotating pan half-way through for 30 minutes.

Remove the wings from the oven and reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees. Place the wings in a large bowl. Drizzle half of  the prepared sauce over the wings, reserving the other half, tossing to coat well. Sprinkle half of the sesame seeds over the wings and toss again. Place a wire cooling rack inside a large baking sheet lined with aluminum foil and arrange the coated wings on top of the rack. Return the pan to the oven and bake an additional 15 to 20 minutes, or until cooked through and crispy.

Arrange the wings on a large serving platter and top with parsley and remaining sesame seeds. Serve immediately with the remaining sauce passed on the side for dipping.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
20%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
32g
25%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
26µg
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
14mg
19%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
6µg
7%
Calcium, Ca
92mg
9%
Choline, total
10mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
28µg
7%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
39mg
12%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
90mg
13%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
1351mg
90%
Water
49g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Asian Shopping Tip

Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Asian Cooking Tip

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chili peppers as well as sugar and garlic.

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