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ACTUAL World’s Best After School Chicken Wings

This recipe is awesome. We have been making these 3 times a week! Because everyone at my place loves them.

The good thing about this recipe is that you’ll have most ingredients in your pantry already and you can go a bit freestyle with the measuring once you’ve made them a few times. I suggest you make LOTS because they are extra good cold from the fridge! Also, they smell ridiculously good when they are baking. You have been warned.

A special note for Reannon – your gang are going to LOVE these, I reckon!!!!

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World’s Best After School Chicken Wings

(Also good for breakfast, lunch and dinner… and supper… and picnics!)

Based on a recipe by the rad Adam Liaw 

Feeds a family of six for dinner (with a potato salad and a nice dinner roll or two) AND you’ll have some leftover if you are aren’t totally greedy buggers.

You need:

2 kg of chicken wings (each wing should be cut into 3 at the joint and the tips can be discarded)
I know, it’s a lot but these are so good and also great cold. You will be glad of the leftovers.
80g of salted butter
1 tablespoon of Dijon (or other mild) mustard
4 tablespoons of tomato sauce (aka ketchup!)
1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce (I like Lee and Perrins because it’s nice and sweet!)
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of white vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
1/2 tablespoon of chilli sauce (I actually use more – 2 tablespoons – but you might not like it so spicy!)
1 teaspoon of sweet paprika
a good grinding of black pepper or 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper

How to do it:

Mix all the ingredients in a pot over a low heat until combined.
Pour over the wings and toss well.
Line two large baking trays with baking paper.
Pop the wings on the paper. Bake in a hot oven for around 35 minutes (220 degrees C) –  just make sure they are starting to caramelise and they are cooked through nicely.

Allow to cool a bit, smack your lips and then GOBBLE THEM UP!

NB: Make sure you put some in the fridge and have them cold the next day because that’s my FAVOURITE way to eat these!

Let me know if you make these?!

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Other yum stuff:
My version of Jessica’s Tangy Lemon Squares
Corn Chowder
My Mee Goreng
Favourite Sausage Rolls
The best ever Teriyaki Chicken
After School Risotto
Baked Meatballs with Frenchy Potatoes
Pip’s Gnocchi = yum
My Potato Tortilla
Soba Salad with Miso, Spinach and Green Olive Pesto

  • Glenda
    July 26, 2016 at 6:23 AM

    So funny – I thought I had the best chicken wing recipe. It turns out its based on the same Adam Liaw recipe, true finger licking deliciousness. I also love your taking stock posts

  • Clare
    October 24, 2015 at 8:15 PM

    Pip, I have been wanting to make this since you posted it, and just made this for dinner tonight. It was just the tastiest! And a big hit with all the family! Yay for leftovers too! Thanks so much x

  • Claire C
    October 20, 2015 at 1:51 AM

    I knocked this up last night with the random chicken pieces from my freezer – SO MUCH DELICIOUSNESS! Thank you for sharing; I’m greedily looking forward to today’s lunch of leftovers!

  • sue
    October 17, 2015 at 12:26 AM

    dear son home from uni – win
    brings lovely girlfriend – win
    dear son googles how to cut wings into 3 – win
    lovely girlfriend helps make sauce – win
    wonderful new recipe under the belt – win!
    Thanks so much Pip – winner winner chicken dinner!!!

    • Meet Me At Mikes
      October 20, 2015 at 8:47 AM

      This makes me happier than you would ever know!!! YAY!!!

  • Ashleigh
    October 16, 2015 at 4:46 PM

    I hope this isn’t a weird question, but I’m a former vegetarian so I’m not great with preparing and cooking meat. What does it mean when you say the wings are cut into 3 at the joint?

  • Peachy Keen Mumma - Jess
    October 16, 2015 at 2:12 PM

    I am a huge fan of wings!! These look so good. I make some with franks red hot sauce from woollies with blue cheese dip, but I’ll have to give these a try too. They are one of my absolute favourite things.

  • Ashlea @ Glamour Coastal Living
    October 16, 2015 at 10:44 AM

    I am a massive chicken wing lover. I have had to convert my family so I can continue to indulge in them! They truly are the best cold, I can’t wait to try this recipe!

  • Saskia
    October 15, 2015 at 7:24 PM

    YUM. Just added chicken wings to the shopping list! You’re right, we had everything else in the pantry n’ fridge. Can’t wait! My boys are gonna love them (me too).

  • Reannon @shewhorambles
    October 15, 2015 at 6:24 PM

    Pip, as soon as I seen the picture in my feed I thought ” I’m going to make these!” I have a bunch of chicken pieces ( not wings but I can’t wait until I shop again) in the freezer & im going to make them tomorrow night for dinner. Thanks x

    • Meet Me At Mikes
      October 15, 2015 at 6:30 PM

      Let me know what you think!!!!!

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