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Oven Fried Chicken Wings with Korean BBQ Sauce

These are the most crispy oven baked wings ever! Serve them with the sticky Korean BBQ sauce, and I guarantee you won’t have any left, as you’ll devour the whole batch!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Korean
Servings: 6 to 8
Calories: 455kcal
Author: Maggie Zhu

Ingredients

For the wings

  • 4 pounds (2 kilograms) chicken wings
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 and 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Oil spray

For the Korean BBQ dipping sauce

  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 4 cloves garlic , grated
  • 1/2 thumb ginger , grated
  • 4 tablespoons gochujang Korean fermented chili garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

To cook the wings

  • Arrange the wings on a baking rack without overlapping them. Place the rack in the fridge for a few hours or overnight to dry the wings. Alternatively, you may dry the wings thoroughly with a paper towel.
    Oven Fried Chicken Wings with Korean BBQ sauce Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com
  • Preheat oven to 120 degrees C (250 F).
  • Add the wings, baking powder and salt into a large Ziploc bag. Shake to coat the wings evenly.
  • Line a baking tray with aluminium foil. Place a baking rack on top. Spray the rack with a thin layer of oil. Arrange chicken on the rack and make sure there is some space between the wings.
    Oven Fried Chicken Wings with Korean BBQ sauce Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com
  • Oven Fried Chicken Wings with Korean BBQ sauce Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com
  • Place the wings on the lower rack of the oven and bake for 30 minutes at 120 degrees C (250 F).
  • Move the baking tray to the upper level of the oven. Increase the oven temperature to 220 degrees C (425 F). Continue to bake for another 40 minutes, until the surface turns dark golden brown and crispy.
    Oven Fried Chicken Wings with Korean BBQ sauce Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com

To make the dipping sauce

  • Mix gochujang, light soy sauce, rice vinegar and sugar in a bowl.
  • Add oil to a saucepan and heat over medium low heat until warm.
  • Add ginger and garlic. Stir until fragrant.
  • Add the mixed sauce. Cook and stir over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes, until the sauce turns to even thickness, without boiling. Transfer to a bowl.
    Oven Fried Chicken Wings with Korean BBQ sauce Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com
  • Serve the wings warm with sauce.

Nutrition

Serving: 243g | Calories: 455kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.6g | Protein: 66.1g | Fat: 16.8g | Saturated Fat: 4.6g | Cholesterol: 202mg | Sodium: 980mg | Potassium: 692mg | Sugar: 3.8g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 2.9mg