Here are nine of our tastiest chicken wing recipes! Get ready for finger-licking flavours and super crispy skin. These recipes will leave you wondering why you've never cooked chicken wings before.
Can you really beat chicken wings smothered in a sticky glaze? Maybe you prefer the skin super crispy or doused in a spicy sauce? Which ever way you like them, at least one of these 9 chicken wing recipes will make your tummy rumble!
Our delicious recipes will make you wonder why you’ve never cooked chicken wings before. Chicken wings can soak up a number of different flavour combinations and are relatively inexpensive too, making them perfect for family meals.
They don’t have a huge amount of meat on them and can be a little fatty, plus half the joy is getting all the meat off the bones. With the right marinade they are packed full of flavour and can be cooked to be juicy and succulent.
Although we have lots of chicken recipes to choose from, the following nine recipes make chicken wings the star of the show. Once you’ve seen how delicious this humble cut of meat can be, you’ll never overlook it and you will be fighting for the last pack in your local supermarket!
Chicken wings are ideal for the summer months, when placed onto a scorching hot BBQ you get a char-grilled, smoky taste and they are really quick to cook. However, you don’t have to wait for a warm day to enjoy these tasty little treats!
Chicken wings can be a real winter warmer and make perfect party food. In the colder months you can cook chicken wings under a hot grill or on a griddle pan. You might also want to try frying the wings in oil to brown the skin and then roast them in the oven for 10-15 minutes for a deliciously crisp finish.
They are perfect eaten hot or cold and make a wonderful choice for party nibbles. We know you should never play with your food but a game of wing roulette with your guests can be quite fun. Cook chicken wings to different levels of spice and once cooked lay them out on a plate randomly. Spin a dial or roll a dice, choose your wing and tuck in, we hope you can handle the heat!
Try this Spicy chicken wings recipe if you want to play, alter the spice levels if you dare.
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These wings are bursting with flavour that will transport you to the hot shores of the Caribbean. If you’re in a hurry you can use ready made jerk seasoning mixed with vinegar, soy sauce and oil.
Get the recipe: Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings
These finger-licking chicken wings will please any hungry crowd. Smothered in a sticky sweet and spicy glaze these chicken wings make great party food but don’t forget the napkins! Serve along side sour cream and celery sticks.
Get the recipe: Buffalo Chicken Wings
It doesn’t matter if your team diet or zero, this recipe needs ordinary Coca-cola for it to truly work.
The sugar helps make the glaze super sticky, you won’t regret it. Coca-cola chicken is a popular Chinese dish that Nigella Lawson launched into fame. Add a spicy kick by using grated fresh ginger and spring onions in the sauce.
Get the recipe: Coco-cola Chicken Wings
These sweet and sticky chicken wings are a real treat served hot or cold. They make great party food or for a finger food dinner served with corn on the cob and potato wedges!
Get the recipe: Honeyed Chicken Wings
This sticky glaze also works well on chicken drumsticks or cocktail sausages. If you’re entertaining for a big crowd cook up in big batches, they can be served hot or cold.
Get the recipe: Sticky Chicken Wings
This hearty dish brings all the ingredients together to cook in one dish.
Full of flavours from the Mediterranean it’s a perfect mid week meal. Make sure you choose large chicken wings with more meat on them to make it a filling dinner, or you could always use 8 small thigh portions instead.
Get the recipe: Provencal Chicken Wings
These chicken wings are a real taste of summer. Packed full of flavour they are quick to prepare and perfectly finished on a piping hot BBQ. The simple sauce works well on any cut of chicken but make sure you adjust the cooking times.
Get the recipe: Sticky BBQ Chicken Wings
These chicken wings make for perfect finger food!