Sticky Chinese wings & cucumber

Sticky Chinese wings & cucumber

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(13 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 40 mins


Serves 4
Chinese style chicken wings with an American twist using just 5 ingredients

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal324
  • fat12g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars40g
  • fibre0g
  • protein16g
  • salt3.57g
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  • 16 large chicken wing
  • 125ml reduced salt soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 140g dark soft brown sugar
  • 5 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • half cucumber, peeled into fine ribbons


  1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. In a roasting tray, toss the wings with the soy sauce, 125g of the sugar, 2 tbsp of the vinegar and some cracked black pepper. Roast for 40 mins, turning occasionally until lacquered.

  2. Meanwhile, bring the remaining sugar and vinegar to the boil for about 1 min, until the sugar dissolves. Leave to cool, then toss with the cucumber ribbons. Serve the sticky wings with the cucumber and some boiled rice.

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Comments (14)

casitawill's picture

Quick, easy and tasty - the addition of spring onion, ginger and garlic made them a little more interesting. A bit of chilli doesn't go amiss either

ceebee56's picture

Absolutely deeeblooominglicious. Did them as part of a chinese banquet for 7 and they went down a treat. They are set to become a firm favourite . And so eeeeezeeee!!

whats4t's picture

why sauce the cucumber separately? The cucumber in the picture doesn`t appear to have any of the sticky sauce on it anyway!!??

nettle's picture

Having sampled wings across the world these were ranked up there with the best! Delicious and so incredibly simple!

karinannapfetzer's picture

Perfect for sharing with friends.

condrona's picture

Yum! Yum! Yum! The best sticky glazed chicken ever (according to my husband). I cooked mine for 20 mins, then basted, then basted every 10mins after that - for a total cooking time of 50mins. Loved by my 6 year old - forget the rice and cucumber - this is perfect finger food - sure to become a favourite for parties!

laurenamy1's picture

I didn't like this recipe at all. I halved the recipe as I was only serving for two and wasn't impressed. Despite me doing everything to the letter, they were fairly standard.

It could well have been the quality of the chicken wings which is why I have rated 3 star. Even so, I didn't really like the coating anyway. Sorry!

mrniceguy's picture

these were fantastic,definitly making them again,very sweet and very sticky,perfect

gxf00u's picture

Was excited about this recipe given the positive reviews but we were not impressed with the results ... one ruined roasting dish and a rather salty dinner.

sali4444's picture

People always love them. And cant go wrong as so simple to make.

steffy1985's picture

really good and really tasty, very sticky though

golfan's picture

excellent and very easy to do, went down very well clean plates all round

krazykath41's picture

i added a couple of splashes of southern comfort (jack Daniels would do aswell) went down a treat with my hubby, but not so nice reheated the next night

patto4795's picture

I was only interested in the chicken for a casual group supper. What can I say except absolutely finger lickin' sensational!

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