Best-Ever Sticky Wings

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Lennie

This has become my #1 wings recipe; love 'em! I serve these as a main course, but I think they'd be great to serve as a snack or appetizer, or take to a potluck. My son and I really enjoy these (DH, on the other hand, hates wings of any kind; his loss); I hope your family enjoys them too.

Top Review by katielgarcia

This recipe is a great starting point, but here is the SECRET for awesome sticky wings: Use this same recipe, but add 1/3 cup brown sugar and about 4 tablespoons of hot sauce. Line baking sheet with aluminum, and "dip & flip" the wings every 5-10 minutes (takes a while for them to get sticky, be patient). With these simple changes, it is now BEYOND 5 stars!! Best wings I've ever had, hands down. I've made these for lots of people, and every single person raves about them :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425F; have ready a shallow baking pan that you've lightly sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Arrange chicken wings in prepared pan; lightly sprinkle both sides of wings with salt and pepper (go easy on the salt).
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  4. While wings are in oven, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, ketchup, garlic powder and ginger; please note that the original recipe called for minced fresh garlic and minced fresh ginger, but I found they had a tendency to burn easily so went with the dried spices instead.
  5. Feel free to use two minced garlic cloves and 1 tsp of freshly minced ginger, instead of the dried spices, if you want to give fresh a go.
  6. After the wings have baked for 15 mins, remove from oven and drain off any accumulated fat.
  7. Pour the sauce over the wings and return to oven.
  8. Bake for 20 more minutes, turning wings over in sauce frequently (I do it every 4 or 5 minutes), so that they are thoroughly coated.
  9. Wings should be well glazed and sticky when done.

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