Cola chicken wings

Cola chicken wings

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 1 hr

Easy

Serves 4-6

Prepare to get messy with these sticky chicken wings, made with a glaze of cola, ketchup, soy sauce and mustard. A party food favourite, they're best served alongside plenty of napkins!

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving (6)

  • kcal250
  • fat12g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs17g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre0.4g
  • protein17g
  • salt2.7g
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Ingredients

  • 1kg chicken wings
  • 1.2l cola
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 6 cracked allspice berries
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 200ml cola
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

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  • 6 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp light brown soft sugar
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard

Method

  1. Put the chicken wings in a pan and cover with 1 litre cola. Add the bay leaves and allspice berries. Cover and gently simmer for 20 mins. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Drain the wings and pat dry. Transfer to a roasting tin and toss with the oil, then cook for 20 mins. Meanwhile, put the remaining cola, the soy sauce, ketchup, sugar and mustard in a pan and bubble until you have a thick glaze. Paint the glaze over the chicken and return to the oven for another 15-20 mins, brushing with more glaze at 5 min intervals.

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rebeccacole
15th Jul, 2019
5.05
My boyfriend loves these, and he is a bit tricky. I did by accidently make it with drumsticks first, but that works also! And it's obviously not meant to be that healthy, serve with a salad, or make as a treat. I slightly struggle with the glaze - how long should I keep trying to make it glazey? It wasn't amazing the second time round, but he loved the sauce on chips so no de-stars for you!
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littleones59
15th Oct, 2018
5.05
These are my kids favourite chicken wings dish. They have become a weekly thing, along with oven chips and corn on the cob. Still healthier and a lot cheaper than a take away!
VicParis
8th Sep, 2018
1.05
1 litre of Cola and 2 tablespoons of sugar in a main dish ... I wonder why our European neighbours don't have the same weight and tooth decay issues... BBC Good Food, please stop promoting ridiculous suggestions that you market as "recipes".
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