Ginger Garlic Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Ginger Garlic Teriyaki Chicken Wings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 packet of wings (7-9 pieces) or wingettes (11-15 pieces) with skin on
  • 1 large garlic clove chopped
  • 1 tsp finely ginger-garlic paste or 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • Half cup of white wine vinegar or plain vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese/Vietnamese Chili Garlic Sauce (Tuong Ot Toi Viet-Nam)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 cup of white, all-purpose flour

PREP TIME: 15 minutes
COOK TIME: 1 hour (includes oven time
DIFFICULTY: Easy

PREPARATION: 

  1. If using chicken wings, split the wings into wingettes by cutting them at the joint and leave the skin on. If you have 7 wings, after you split them you will have 14 pieces. If using wingettes (11-15 pieces), skip this step!
  2. Add the chicken wings to a large bowl and sprinkle with the salt and black pepper powder. Mix well to ensure that each wing is covered with some salt and pepper.
  3. Once the salt and pepper has been evenly applied, sprinkle the wings with the flour, and make sure that all wings are covered with flour evenly (you should be able to see the black pepper through the flour coating on each wing).
  4. Once the wings are covered with flour, place them on a foil covered baking sheet. Spray the foil with a good non-stick spray so that the wings do not stick to the foil while baking. Place the wings into a hot oven (400 degrees) and bake for 25 minutes on one side. After 25 minutes, flip the wings over and bake for an additional 20 minutes or until both sides of the wings are a nice golden brown color.
  5. While the wings are in the oven begin preparing the sauce by adding the chopped garlic, ginger (or ginger-garlic paste), teriyaki sauce, chili-garlic sauce, and vinegar, to a warm pot. Stir the mixture and increase the heat to a medium-high flame. Add the brown sugar and continue stirring until the mixture comes to a slight boil. Let the sauce boil for a minute or two (while stirring) and then turn it off to cool.
  6. Once the wings are golden in color, remove them from the oven and place all of the wings into a new bowl. Slowly pour the sauce over the wings and mix the wings so that each wing is covered with a nice layer of sauce on all sides. Let the wings cool for a few minutes, place them in a serving dish and enjoy!!

These wings are delicious and sure to be a hit with your friends and family. If you like the wings to be spicy, add more chili-garlic sauce to the mixture, but keep in mind that increasing the amount of chili-garlic sauce will make the wings more ginger and garlicky! If you only want to kick up the spice level, try just adding in some finely chopped green chilies to the sauce!!

Enjoy!