Crispy fried chicken tossed in Asian-style garlic and sticky honey sauce, yum! And the most important thing, it won’t add any extra fat or calories to your diet. Already mouthwatering? Want to try some but don’t have time to make them at home? I have the simple honey garlic chicken wings recipe for you.
It calls for some easy-to-find ingredients and a few simple steps that you can follow and make in less than an hour. Plus, you can serve these finger-licking chicken wings as a main dish, appetizer, or snack, whatever you want. These wings are so tasty that they are perfect for any party or get-together.
Scroll down and learn the honey garlic chicken wings recipe below, along with some helpful tips and tricks for the perfect rich and sticky honey garlic chicken wings.
Why Should You Try Honey Garlic Chicken Wings
Honey garlic chicken wings are a delicious and easy way to indulge in some good eats. Not only do they taste great, but they’re also packed with flavor and spices that will take your meal up a notch. Plus, these wings are versatile—you can use them as part of an appetizer or main course. These savory wing bombs are made with three main ingredints wings, honey, and garlic.
Honey is known for its sweet taste, while garlic has an intense aroma and flavor that adds an acidic kick to the wings.Honey helps tenderize the wings, while garlic preserves moisture in poultry by inhibiting starches from turning rancid. Together, these two ingredients help intensify the flavors of the other ingredients, creating a mouth-watering result.
Not only are these delicious wing bites incredibly tasty, but they also provide tons of health benefits. Honey is a natural anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory agent that can help reduce pain associated with arthritis or other joint conditions. Soy is high in plant-based protein, which helps to build muscle mass, while garlic contains antibacterial properties that fight infection. Garlic is also rich in antioxidants, which can protect the body against harmful free radicals.
Furthermore, this dish is low in calories and fat while still being a satisfyingly flavorful option for those trying to lose weight or manage their cholesterol levels. Additionally, they also contain a high level of protein – making them an excellent choice for those looking to boost their intake of muscle-building essential nutrients.
So why don’t you give honey garlic chicken wings a try tonight?
How To Store Honey Garlic Chicken Wings
It’s better to eat honey garlic chicken wings before two hours pass. But if some leftovers are there, transfer them to an air-sealed container and store them in the refrigerator for upto four days. And if you want to make some for later use, store them without tossing them in the sauce.
After frying, let them come to room temperature, then place them in a tray with enough space in the fridge for 3 hours. Then remove and keep the chicken wings in the air-sealed bag or container and store them in the fridge. This way, the chicken wings will be good till upto four months.
Whenever you want to eat, take out the chicken wings, let them come to room temperature, heat in the oven for 5-8 minutes, and then toss in freshly made honey garlic sauce.
Tips And Tricks
- Just because I have said to coat the chicken wings well, don’t clump them with flour, just dust with flour all over the skin.
- Don’t fry one side of the chicken wings for a long time or until golden brown; flip and fry a few times to make it golden. If you fry one side for a long time, it will get burned faster and won’t turn crispy.
- Must use minced garlic; it will pump up the sauce volume, resulting in the sweet and sour flavor of honey garlic chicken wings.
- If you want to avoid deep-fried meals, you can still enjoy these honey garlic chicken wings at home. Bake the marinated chicken wings in a hot oven until golden brown or crisp, then toss in the same sauce we just made above.
Let the taste of sweet and savory wings take over your senses. Enjoy the amazing flavor combination of honey and garlic in every bite of these sinful honey garlic chicken wings. These juicy birds’ easy cooking process guarantees snag-free eating and is sure to tantalize your taste buds. And for better taste, dip the wings in your favorite sauce and eat.
Plus, these wings are so healthy that you’ll never have to worry about their nutritional value again! So give these delicious treats a try today and enjoy a fun and stress-free mealtime experience!
Lindsay G. Cabral is a recipe blogger who specializes in vegan and gluten-free recipes. Lindsay has been blogging since 2012, and her recipes have been featured on popular websites such as Huffington Post, Mind Body Green, and The Kitchn. In addition to her blog, Lindsay is also the author of two cookbooks, Vegan Yum Yum and Vegan Yum Yum for All Occasions. When she's not in the kitchen, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters.