The Best Crispy Chinese Chicken Wings Recipe I Ever Tried

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The sticky, salty as well as spicy Chinese chicken wings have become certainly the favorite of everyone. Through the years, we’ve experimented with different ingredients until we came up with the perfect recipe and then finally we created it.

This recipe will provide you with the subtle flavor of mild Chinese spices, with an attractive scent and mouth-watering deliciousness.

So, if you’re bored of modern American or Mexican food, don’t forget to delight your palate with this delicious recipe.

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Time to cook: 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Serving: 4-6 people
  • Total time 1 hour 20 mins
  • Cooking difficulty: Intermediate

I recently shared recipes for Buttermilk chicken fingers, Publix chicken wings, and Boneless chicken wings recipes. This time, there’s one more solid chicken recipe for you!

Keep reading!

Soy Sauce Chicken Wings

Credit: ChineseHealthyCook

Nutritional Information:

You’ll get 39 mg of cholesterol, 16g of protein, 34.5 grams of carbs and 345 calories. Additionally, you will receive sodium and potassium in small amounts.



  • Kosher salt, salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon. of sesame seeds
  • 1 1/2 cups of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons. from Chinese Five Spices (grounded powder)
  • 2 Tbsp. of freshly-baked brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. of ginger paste and garlic mixture
  • Two pounds of wings from chicken
  • 1 teaspoon of juice from a lemon
  • 1 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 Cup of Chinese wine
  • Olive oil (optional)

When you’re ready with the ingredients, it is time to begin the cooking process. Remember that if you’ve missed more than one ingredient on the list, don’t be tempted to try it. The flavor could change dramatically.


The Cooking Process Is Based On


  • In a medium-sized pan, add the sugar, soy sauce, garlic and ginger paste. Mix in some water and stir it on medium heat.
  • In a different bowl, prepare the marinade. Mix all the other ingredients with the wings of the chicken and mix them thoroughly until the mixture is smooth.
  • Once the sauces, the ginger and garlic mix have been well-mixed, mix the marinade. Then, you can toss the wings into it for an evenly coated coating. Be sure that all wings are coated in the marinade evenly.
  • Then, marinate the wings of the chicken in an empty bowl for about 20 minutes. It is important not to over-marinate the chicken wings. Otherwise, it’ll become too salty and won’t be consumed.
  • Then, in a separate tray, you can pour the chicken wings marinated in single layers. Then, wrap them in aluminum foil and newspaper. This helps the wings soak up the marinade and then become soft and juicy over the course of the night.
  • The following day, heat your oven to 375°F. You must now bake the wings marinated inside the pan for baking. The baking should continue for 40-45 minutes before you take a look at the wings. Flip them once halfway through your cooking process. This helps the chicken wings to cook evenly on both sides.
  • When the wings are sticky and golden, take the wings from the oven.
  • Make use of the marinated sauce, marinated overnight leftover to brush the wings of the chicken—Cook for 5 minutes more before the final touch.

Expert Tips:

The secret to this Chinese recipe is using five spices that are used in a smart way. Be sure that the spices you use remain fresh in good shape. Also, cook the wings in the oven at medium-low temperature. It releases the most delicious savory taste on the tongues.

Dos and Don’ts:

  • If you bake wings, flip the wings over several times to ensure they are cooked on both sides.
  • Do not over marinate them prior to refrigerating. It could saturate the juice and leave the wings stiff and sturdier.

Helpful Kitchen Tools:

  • Thermometer: Use this thermometer at the moment to gauge the temperature of your chicken wings when baking. It’s a good idea for cooks who are new to cooking.
  • Saucepan: The pan is used to stir the mix correctly. The aroma is greatly enhanced.



The tasty Chinese chicken wings make a portion of excellent party food. It is possible to marinate them overnight and provide the most delicious taste to your family and guests.

This recipe for chicken with an authentic Chinese taste will give you a distinct taste inside your mouth that you will not want to enjoy.

BTW you can also check Bisquick chicken tenders, and Marinated chicken wings recipe.

Nishant R.

Nishant recently returned from Melbourne, Australia, after finishing his studies. He is an engineer and carries colossal enthusiasm for guiding the public to invest money in the right air fryer. He hires a paid team of experts including chefs, restaurants, food geeks, etc. for narrating comprehensive reviews & guides by analyzing the latest information and checking the model themselves! Also, he’s a martial artist, guitarist, gym freak, and singer.

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