Looking for a great big game party appetizer, BBQ dish or tailgate recipe? This recipe for sticky chicken wings is the perfect choice.
For many, the Super Bowl is the time for party food. If you are like me, BBQ style food is a year round thing at your house!
Super Bowl food is meant to be easy to eat, easy to prepare and super tasty. This recipe ticks all the boxes, in spades!
This wonderfully easy appetizer is tangy, sweet and the marinade is made in minutes. You can let the chicken wings soak up the flavor while you are getting other things ready for the big game, then pop them in the oven before guests arrive.
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How to make sticky chicken wings with chutney
The marinade in this recipe is perfect for both chicken wings or drumsticks. The choice is yours.
Both are small and easy to eat. The tanginess of the glaze is great on either white or dark meat.
The base of the marinade comes from a combination of soy sauce, lemon, onion and garlic.
Apricot jam enhances the flavor profile to give a bit of sweetness to the wings.
Chutney give these wings a spicy-sweet flavor
The secret ingredient in the glaze for these sticky wings is chutney. It adds a bit of spice and a savory note to the flavor that is lovely.
If you can find some apricot chutney, that would be perfect but any fruit flavored chutney will work just fine.
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Marinating the chicken wings
All of the marinade ingredients are placed in a bowl and combined well until the mixture is smooth. (An immersion blender will make the marinade really smooth in just a minute or two before you add it to the wings.)
Place the chicken wings in an oven safe dish and marinate for an hour to let the flavors combine. Sesame seeds adds a little bit of extra texture to the wings.
Cook the sticky wings in a preheated 350°F oven for one hour until done.
I like to cook these sticky chicken wings in the oven but you can also grill the wings on a medium heat grill till done, if you wish.
Gather your friends for Super Bowl Sunday (it’s also celebrated each year as Super Chicken Wing Sunday!) or stock the back of your car for a tailgate party any time of the year. This party food recipe won’t last long!
For another spicy chicken appetizer, try my bacon wrapped chicken bites. They are a real crowd-pleaser.
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Admin note: This post first appeared on the blog in June of 2013. I have updated the post to add all new photos, a printable project card with nutrition and a video for you to enjoy.
- 16 chicken wings (drumsticks also work well)
- 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/3 cup smooth apricot jam
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1/3 cup chutney
- 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
- 1 large onion (finely chopped)
- 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
- Arrange the chicken wings in a shallow oven safe dish.
- Combine the lemon juice, jam, soy sauce, garlic, onion, sesame seeds and chutney in a bowl and mix well.
- Pour the mixture over the wings.
- Marinate for about 1 hour.
- Bake uncovered for about 1 hour until the chicken wings cooked and golden brown.
- Garnish with extra sesame seeds if desired.
These wings are easy to make in the oven, but can also be cooked over a medium heat grill. An immersion blender makes the marinade smooth in minutes.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 249Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 548mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 0gSugar: 4gProtein: 21g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.