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Sticky Sesame Chicken Wings

Preheat your oven for a crowd-friendly recipe for Sticky Sesame Chicken wings that are baked until crispy.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Servings 6 servings


  • 3 pounds chicken wings
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 Tablespoons fish sauce
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, cold
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with foil then place a baking rack on top.
  • Add the chicken wings to a large bowl. Drizzle them with the vegetable oil and season with 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. Arrange the wings in a single layer on the baking rack.
  • Bake the wings until they are cooked through and crispy, 30 to 35 minutes. While the wings are baking, make the sauce.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine the fish sauce, brown sugar, lime juice, crushed red pepper flakes and garlic. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook it for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Whisk in the sesame oil then remove the sauce from the heat. Immediately whisk in the butter then let the sauce cool for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the wings from the oven then add them to a large bowl. Pour the sauce on top then add the cilantro and sesame seeds and toss to combine. Serve immediately.
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