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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 Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    about 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.

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