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Sticky Garlic Wings

You’ll need plenty of napkins for these sticky garlic wings–the gooey sauce is a garlic lover’s dream!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Appetizers, Chicken
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken wings, garlic wings
Servings: 4 -6
Calories: 537kcal


  • 3 lbs cooked wings see NOTES


  • 3 large cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1//4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbs honey
  • 1 tbs ketchup
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp grated orange zest
  • scant 1/8 tsp dark sesame oil


  • Place all sauce ingredients in a small saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and sauce is the consistency of a very thick syrup.
  • Pour over wings and toss to coat.
  • Prep & cook time does NOT include time to cook wings!


Deep fried wings--dust with plain flour and deep fry for 8 minutes. Keep cooked wings warm on a cooling rack in a 200 F oven.
Baked wings--dust with plain flour and bake for about 40-45 min at 400 F
Slow cooker--cook for about 3-5 hours on high. Add no additional liquid. Drain all accumulated liquid, place wings back in cooker set on "warm" and pour sauce over wings. Toss to coat. CAUTION: Slow cooker method is the *least* desirable method for this sauce


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 537kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 346mg | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 292IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg