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!
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + marinating Bake: 40 min.
Makesabout 5-1/2 dozen
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 124 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 10g protein.
Originally published as Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings in Country Woman Christmas 2009