Hot and Spicy Garlic Chicken Wings


  • 2 kg chicken wings
  • 4 tbsp olive oil

For the Spice Mix –

  • 1 tbsp white pepper
  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • Salt to taste

For the Glaze –

  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp cornflour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Spring onions

Method –

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C
  2. Cut the wings in half at the joint
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the ingredients for the spice mix
  4. Place the wings in a colander and clean properly
  5. Heat water and let it boil
  6. Pour the water over the wings
  7. Pat dry with a kitchen towel
  8. Add the wings to the marinade
  9. Add olive oil and coat the wings thoroughly with the marinade and oil
  10. Place a cooling rack over a sheet pan and bake the wings for 20 minutes at 220°C
  11. For the glaze, add in a saucepan on medium heat, add minced garlic, soy sauce, brown sugar and cider vinegar
  12. Cook for 2-3 minutes
  13. In a small bowl, add cornflour and water and mix well
  14. Add this to the glaze in the sauce pan and cook until thick on low heat
  15. Turn off heat and set aside
  16. Coat the cooked wings with the glaze
  17. Place in a sheet pan and bake at 180°C for 10-15 minutes
  18. Serve immediately with finely sliced spring onion

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