Simple Thai Chicken Wings Recipe: Delicious and Easy to Make

The Thai chicken wings with their spicy and sweetness are the perfect recipe for game day parties or weekend moments. The wings are glazed with traditional Thai sauce and then baked to bring the perfect crispness and tenderness to savor our appetite.

You can use the sauce for both marinating the wings before baking and then coating the baked wings for the perfect glaze. Therefore, you won’t have to invest more time in cooking. Instead, you can watch the favorite player on the field happily and peacefully. 

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 55 minutes

Total time: 1  hour 5 minutes

Cooking difficulty: Intermediate 

Serving: 4-6 persons 

What Makes This Recipe So Great?

The chicken wings with traditional Thai preparation become iconic due to its sauce. Firstly, you use the sauce to marinate and bake the wings. Then, you dip the baked wings in the same sauce to give it a perfect glaze. Thus, it comes with sweetness. Also, the mild spice sets apart the wings from any regular chicken items.

Nutritional Information:

The chicken wings dipped in the sauce will yield 465 calories, 23.9 grams of protein, 11.3 grams of carbohydrates, 32.1 grams of fat, and a minimal amount of cholesterol and sodium.


You have to prepare ingredients to bake the chicken and then glaze it with a coating. So, we will discuss the essential items for both steps.

Baking chicken wings:

  • 2-1/2 pounds of evenly separated chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoons of salt-flakes
  • 2 tbsps. of ginger and garlic powder
  • 2 tbsps. of black and cayenne pepper

For the Thai sauce ad glaze:

  • 1 cup of Thai chili sauce with the mild sweetness
  • 4 tbsps. of brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 4 tbsps. of white vinegar
  • 3 tbsps. of fish sauce
  • 2 tbsps. of fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons of lemongrass (minced ad fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic (Finely minced)
  • 2 teaspoons of sesame oil

The cooking instructions follow as-

  •  Start by separating the chicken wings right at its drumettes and flats. Also, remove the tip and freeze it for further use.
  • Take a small bowl and put all the ingredients ready for the glaze. Continue whisking the glaze ingredients until they blend and become buttery smooth.
  • Now, you have to season the chicken wings for baking. We recommend you check the chicken wings and remove any edges if there are any.
  • Now, add all the ingredients for seasoning the wings. Toss to ensure an even coat.
  • Arrange the seasoned wings in a baking sheet and pour in half of the glaze sauce on them. Make sure the wings are coated properly with the sauce.
  • Now, set the microwave oven precisely at 400°F and preheat it. Finally, bake the chicken wings for 20 minutes.
  • Use a saucepan to simmer the remaining sauces. You should simmer it in low heat and continue simmering until it boils and becomes thick.
  • Once the wings are baked, pour in the simmered sauce over them.
  • Set the microwave oven at a low-medium or broiling setting. Then, continue cooking the baked and glazed wings for another 10 minutes.
  • When the wings turn golden, remove them from the oven and use the glaze again to coat them for serving.

Expert tips:

You should flip over the wings after 10 minutes. Also, make sure the bones don’t have any pinkish appearance. If you observe any pink color, you should continue baking them for another 5 minutes before serving.

Dos and Don'ts:

  •  Always simmer the sauce in low heat. It elevates the taste.
  • You don’t need to wrap the wings for baking. So, don’t waste time wrapping the wings with foils.

Useful kitchen tools:

You can use a thermometer to check the wings' temperature. It helps in the proper doneness of the wings easily.

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The Thai chicken wings bring a perfect match of sweet and spices. The deep saucy coating and glaze will take you into a heavenly place. When you don’t want to go through the overnight marinating process and still wish for the perfect chicken bite, you can get this recipe ( immediately.

We recommend you serve the wings with tomato salad and sautéed vegetables.


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