Sticky Chinese wings & cucumber

Chinese style chicken wings with an American twist using just 5 ingredients

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:40 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 324
  • fat 12g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 41g
  • sugars 40g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 16g
  • salt 3.57g


  • 16 large chicken wings
  • 125ml reduced salt soy sauce
  • 140g dark soft brown sugar
  • 5 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • half cucumber, peeled into fine ribbons


  1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. In a roasting tray, toss the wings with the soy sauce, 125g of the sugar, 2 tbsp of the vinegar and some cracked black pepper. Roast for 40 mins, turning occasionally until lacquered.

  2. Meanwhile, bring the remaining sugar and vinegar to the boil for about 1 min, until the sugar dissolves. Leave to cool, then toss with the cucumber ribbons. Serve the sticky wings with the cucumber and some boiled rice.

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