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Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

This Crispy Oven-Baked Chicken Wings with homemade sweet and sour sauce. These wings are addictive and delicious, and perfect as an appetizer or main entree.

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 5 minutes
    •    Cook time: 45 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 3-4


    •    1 tbsp oil
    •    1 pinch salt
    •    white sesame
    •    3 dashes ground black pepper
    •    1 1/2 lbs (about 0.6 kg) chicken wings, drumettes and middle sections

For sweet and sour sauce:

    •    1 tsp sriracha
    •    1/4 cup water
    •    1/4 cup ketchup
    •    1 tsp corn starch
    •    1 1/2 tbsps sugar
    •    2 tbsps soy sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (207°C).
  2. Rinse the chicken wings and pat dry with paper towels. Transfer to a large bowl and toss with the oil, salt and ground black pepper. Line a baking tray with aluminum foil and then place a baking rack on top. Arrange the wings in a single layer on the rack, as pictured below.
  3. Bake, rotating pan half-way through, until fully cooked and crispy, about 45 to 50 minutes. Make sure you keep checking on them.
  4. Mix all the ingredients in the Sweet and Sour Sauce in a sauce pan. Heat it up until it thickens and slightly bubbles. Turn off the heat and set aside.
  5. When the chicken are done, transfer them out of the oven and add them to the Sweet and Sour Sauce. Toss a few times to coat well. Top the chicken wings with some white sesame. Serve immediately.

This great family recipe is thanks to RASA MALAYSIA at


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