Recipe

Sticky chicken wings with dipping sauce

Who could resist?

  • 1 hr cooking
  • Serves 4
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These sticky, sweet wings are the perfect finger food - great for Christmas starters, the barbecue, kids' parties… any occasion, really.

Ingredients

Sticky chicken wings
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) rice wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup (90g) honey
  • 2 tablespoons salt and pepper seasoning
  • 1½ tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 kg chicken wing nibbles
  • coriander (cilantro) sprigs, to serve
Dipping sauce
  • 1 shallot (25g), chopped finely
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves, chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) fish sauce
  • ¼ cup (60ml) lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Line a large oven tray with baking paper.
  • 2
    Combine vinegar, honey, seasoning and oil in a large bowl. Add chicken; toss to coat. Stand for 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, make dipping sauce. Stir ingredients in a small bowl until sugar dissolves.
  • 4
    Spread chicken on tray; drizzle with marinade. Roast chicken for 45 minutes, turning occasionally, or until golden and cooked through. Serve chicken with dipping sauce, topped with coriander. Accompany with lime cheeks, if you like.

Notes

Chicken nibbles are jointed wings with no tips. You can buy them already prepared, or joint chicken wings yourself.Chicken can be marinated 2 hours ahead.

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