Appetizers / Snacks
Sweet & Spicy Korean Chicken Wings
What’s a party without wings? So have no fear, we’ve got you covered. For these sweet and spicy Korean beauties, start by cooking the wings in a soy sauce mixture. Doing this not only imparts the first layer of flavor by allowing the soy mixture to penetrate into the meat, but it also cuts down on grilling time. What’s the benefit of that? Since the wings are already cooked, and you’re just looking to add some char and grilled flavor, you don’t risk burning the sweet, sticky sauce the wings are glazed in.
To make things easy on yourself, cook the wings in the soy mixture a day before serving. Then make the sauce and grill the wings as directed on party day.
Heat 2 cups soy sauce, water, sugar, and wings in a pot over medium until a thermometer inserted near but not touching bones of wings registers 165°, stirring occasionally, 20–25 minutes. Drain wings; discard liquid.
Preheat grill to medium. Brush grill grate with oil. Drain any residual liquid from wings.
Toss wings with half the sauce, then grill wings, covered, until charred, about 5 minutes total. Toss wings with remaining sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 38mg 12%
Sodium 530mg 22%
Carbs 18g 6%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.