Ginger Chili Chicken Wings

With a sweet and sticky glaze on top.

Ginger Chili Chicken Wings
Nonstick cooking spray
3 lbs Chicken wings, tips removed, drum sticks & flats separated
1 tsp Ground ginger
1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
2 tsp Chili powder, divided
2 tbsp Canola oil, divided
2 Large limes
3 Garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tbsp Freshly grated ginger
3 tbsp Honey
2 tbsp Soy sauce, reduced sodium
Kosher salt, to taste
Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Preheat the oven to 475 degrees F. Spray a cooling rack with cooking spray and set it into a 13x18-inch rimmed baking sheet. Rinse the wings under cold running water and pat dry.

In a large bowl, whisk together the ground ginger, cayenne, 1 ½ teaspoons of the chili powder, 2 teaspoons salt, ½ teaspoon pepper, and 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add the wings to the bowl and toss to coat evenly.

Arrange the wings on the prepared rack and roast for 20 minutes (you will get some smoke but the wings won’t burn). Rotate the pan and reduce the oven temperature to 400 degrees F. Continue roasting until the wings are cooked through and crispy, about 20 to 25 minutes more.

Meanwhile, squeeze 1 tablespoon of lime juice (from about half of one lime) into a small bowl and set aside. Cut the remaining limes into wedges and set aside.

In a small saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and grated ginger and cook until the garlic begins to sizzle, about 30 seconds. Stir in the lime juice, honey, soy sauce, ½ teaspoon salt and remaining ½ teaspoon chili powder. Bring to a simmer and cook for 3 to 4 minutes to slightly reduce and thicken. Set the glaze aside.

Once the wings are cooked, transfer to a large mixing bowl, pour the glaze over them, and toss well to evenly coat. Pile the wings onto a platter and squeeze the remaining lime wedges over the top and serve.


A good Super Bowl party isn't complete without some crisp, juicy wings. Here's our recipe for ginger chili chicken wings. They're coated in a dry rub of ground ginger, cayenne and chili before going in the oven to bake through and get crisp on the edges. They're followed by a sticky glaze of fresh ginger, garlic, soy sauce, honey and lime. They're the perfect wings to serve at your Super Bowl party.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 1 hour 10 minutes