Crispy Baked Chicken Wings with Honey Glaze

These sweet and slightly spicy Honey Glazed Crispy Baked Chicken Wings are baked in the oven to crisp perfection, then smothered in a delicious glaze of honey, soy sauce and spices. Then they are broiled to give that extra sticky finish. Thanks to Huggies® Wipes for sponsoring today’s discussion.

Honey Glazed Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Baked Chicken Wings are the ultimate finger food. They can be smothered in sticky sauces, like this honey glaze, or rubbed with spices and baked to perfection. There’s something that’s just fun about eating with your hands, it can make adults feel like kids again, and it makes kids feel like, well, kids! Plus my kids can easily help out with this recipe, dipping the chicken in the flour, and they love using that sticky glaze to coat the wings.

Honey Glazed Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Only problem with these types of wings, they are M-E-S-S-Y. Which is why I always keep Huggies® Wipes on hand. Baby Wipes, you say? Yup! I use these bad boys for everything from cleaning up sticky hands and dirty faces, to taking off my make-up. Since they come in various sizes, I’m able to keep them in my car, and I never forget them when I travel, because Huggies® knows that Kids Outgrow Diapers, Not Messes™. Only Huggies® Wipes have TripleClean* layers that are gentle on skin and thick enough to clean the mess, and they don’t tear when you use them!

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Kids get messy, that’s just a fact. My kids however, seem to be messier than the average! I’ve had to really stretch myself as a parent to be able to watch my kids dig in the dirt and play with bugs and basically just get down and dirty on a daily basis. It’s just one of those things you have to learn to accept and enjoy. Some days I just laugh and sometimes I find myself wishing they would grow out of it. But I have to remind myself that this is a phase – they won’t be messy like this forever and I’m sure there will be a day down the road when I’m picturing that dirty little face as she walks out the door to her high school prom.

Honey Glazed Crispy Baked Chicken Wings #hugthemess

In the meantime, I let them get messy. Which brings us back to these baked chicken wings. They are among my kid’s favorite things to eat (hello, messy kid alert!) and I personally have quite an affinity for them myself. I tried to create a sauce that was similar to PF Changs Honey Chicken, which they both love, and I think this glaze comes pretty close. The chicken recipe itself is similar to other baked chicken wings recipes I’ve shared.

Honey Glazed Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

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A plate of chicken wings

Honey Glazed Chicken Wings

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 24 wings

Ingredients
  

  • Ingredients

Chicken

  • 2 dozen chicken wings
  • 1/2 cup sifted flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Honey Glaze

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with foil and spray generously with cooking spray.
  • In a medium sized bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Pat chicken as dry as possible and trim any excess fat, leaving most of the skin in tact. Coat each wing completely with the flour mixture.
  • Arrange chicken wings on the prepared baking sheet, close together but not touching. Bake for 30-35 minutes, turning wings over after about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together the honey, soy sauce, rice vinegar and sugar until sugar is dissolved; about a minute. Set aside.
  • Remove the baking sheet from the oven. Move the oven rack to the top position and switch the oven to a high broil. Brush a liberal amount of the glaze over each wing and place under the broiler for about 5-7 minutes (I usually give them two coats). Watch closely as they can burn quickly.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and brush with one more coat of the honey sauce.
  • Cool slightly before serving.

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For more messy snacks, try these:

Crispy Baked Barbecue Chicken Wings

Crispy Baked Barbecue Chicken Wings

 S’Mores Oreo Brownies

S’Mores Oreo Brownies

Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs

Spicy Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs

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Crispy Baked Honey Glazed Chicken Wings

Kristin Maxwell

Kristin Maxwell is the creator and main recipe developer, writer, and photographer of Yellow Bliss Road. A self-taught cook and self-appointed foodie, she specializes in easy, flavorful and approachable recipes for any home cook.

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  1. I made these and the buffalo chicken wings! Both are delicious! Followed the recipe and they turned out perfect. I grew up going to a fish market that served wings just like this. This recipe replicates them perfectly. Fabulous in every way and soooo easy! Garnished with toasted sesame seeds and scallions.

  2. I absolutely have to try this recipe! My kids love wings, and I super, dooper, love wings, pretty much any wings I can get my hands on. These sound amazing, I imagine the glaze with a touch of vinegar makes a serious punch. I’m curious, though, why baking powder? I’ve never heard of adding that to a coating mixture.