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wings [wings]
noun
1. the two forelimbs of most birds, corresponding to the human arms, that are specialized for flight.

by Susan Andrews

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

(My inspiration: RecipeTin Eats)

For the wings

     4 lbs chicken wings
     2 tbsp baking POWDER
     1 tsp salt
     1 or 2 prepared baking sheets
     1 or 2 cooling racks
     cooking spray

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

If you are thinking ahead, place your chicken wings on a baking pan and place in fridge to dry out for a few hours or overnight. If you want to skip this step then dry wings with paper towels.

Once wings are dry preheat oven to 250.

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

Line baking sheets with tin foil, place cooling racks on top, spray with cooking spray.

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

Place wings in a large baggie and add the baking POWDER and salt. Close bag and shake until thoroughly coated.

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

Put wings on prepared racks and place in oven for 30 minutes. Rotate pans and turn oven to 425. Bake for 25 minutes. Rotate pans again and bake for 35 minutes.

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes.

While your wings are baking prepare the sauce.

     4 tbsp honey
     2 tbsp soy sauce
     2 tbsp white vinegar
     1 tsp sesame oil
     2 tsp sambal oelek (asian chili sauce)
     1 tsp crushed red pepper
     3 garlic cloves, minced
     salt to taste
     cilantro for garnish

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

Add all sauce ingredients to a mixing bowl and set aside.

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

The bowl should be large enough to accommodate chicken wings for coating.

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

Coat only the chicken wings you are planning on eating.

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

Plate them and drizzle some sauce on top. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro.

Sweet Spicy Oven Fried Chicken Wings

Sweet, mildly spicy, crispy and so good! Serve as a appetizer or along with some garlic rice or a salad. These come with the “husband stamp of approval.”
Store leftover wings in fridge. Store sauce in the fridge in a separate container. To reheat place in 400 degree oven for 10 minutes. Drizzle with sauce and enjoy.