Chinese Chicken Wings


These Chinese chicken wings were my late mother's recipe for potlucks. Now I am asked to bring this dish to parties.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
9 hrs 10 mins


  • 2 cups soy sauce

  • 2 cups brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder

  • 5 pounds chicken wings, split and tips discarded


  1. Stir together soy sauce, brown sugar, and garlic powder in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

  2. Place chicken wings in a large bowl. Pour soy sauce mixture over wings and toss to coat evenly. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Allow chicken to marinate in the refrigerator for 8 hours to overnight.

  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  4. Pour chicken wings and marinade into a 9x13-inch baking dish. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until thoroughly hot, about 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 15 more minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

256 Calories
9g Fat
28g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 256
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 2451mg 107%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 227mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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