Chicken wings cooked on asian style recipe, view from above, flatlay composition

Spicy Korean Chicken Wings

Step up your appetiser game and hit all the flavour notes with this delicious recipe. Korean chicken wings are easy to make and really are “finger licking good”!


  • 500g Chicken wings
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 50g cornflour

For the sauce

  • 3 chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar (or water)
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp gochujang (Korean chilli paste- can use sriracha instead)
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F. In a large bowl mix the chicken wings with salt, black pepper and cornflour. place the wings on a tray lined with baking sheet and gently brush with oil.
  2. Bake for 30 minutes until wings are golden-brown.
  3. Whilst the chicken wings are cooking – get started on the sauce. In a bowl whisk together all the ingredients.
  4. Pour the mixture into a saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Stir frequently and wait for the sauce to thicken to a ketchup like consistency.
  5. Toss the wings in the sauce and garnish with sesame seeds, and chopped spring onions. Enjoy!

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