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Sweet & Sour Chicken Wings

 Sweet & Sour Chicken Wings
Enjoy these lip-smacking wings at Christmas parties, but keep the recipe in mind for your summertime cookouts, too. It's great year-round!
68 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Bake: 40 min.


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 8 pounds frozen chicken wingettes and drumettes, thawed


  • In a large bowl, mix the first seven ingredients. Divide chicken
  • wings and soy sauce mixture among two large resealable plastic bags;
  • seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Drain chicken, discarding marinade. Place
  • in two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake, covered, 40-45 minutes
  • or until juices run clear. Yield: about 5-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 appetizer equals 124 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 75 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 10 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer