Five-Spice Chicken Wings


Marinated chicken wings and drumettes are baked until crispy in this appetizer recipe with an Asian flair.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
9 hrs 5 mins
16 pieces


  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 green onions, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 tablespoon Chinese five-spice powder

  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce

  • 1 pinch salt to taste

  • 16 chicken wings

  • 2 limes, quartered


  1. Whisk together the garlic, green onion, sugar, five-spice powder, fish sauce, soy sauce, chili sauce, and salt in a bowl. Arrange the chicken pieces in a shallow, non-metallic dish. Spoon the sauce mixture over the chicken to evenly coat. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.

  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.

  3. Arrange the marinated chicken on the prepared baking sheet.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until crispy, about 45 minutes. Serve with lime wedges on the side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

323 Calories
18g Fat
14g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 323
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 1162mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 13mg 64%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 284mg 6%

* 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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