5 Simple Marinades for Wings

5 Simple Marinades for Wings


By Abby Allen
27, August 2018

One of our absolute favourite dishes to serve when we are catering for a crowd is our properly free range chicken wings, guaranteed to please the hungriest crowd. We have a few tried and tested, super simple marinades that take this humble ingredient to the next level. 

We always recommend making a marinade a day ahead, giving the flavour a proper chance to permeate the chicken. 

Chicken Wings

Honey & Mustard Marinade

4 tablespoons of runny honey
1 teaspoon of good oil
1 tablespoon of wholegrain mustard
1 teaspoon English mustard
A splash of cider vinegar
A good pinch of salt

Garlic, Lemon & Honey Marinade

3 garlic cloves, finely grated
Zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 lemon
4 tablespoons runny honey
Finely chopped thyme
A pinch of salt

Homemade Tomato Marinade

4 tablespoons of ketchup (try our Bloody Mary sauce)
A glug of Worcestershire sauce
A splash of cider vinegar
1 tablespoon of honey
A good pinch of salt
A proper grind of black pepper
1 garlic clove finely grated
Dried chili seeds (optional)

Asian Style Marinade

2 crushed garlic cloves
A good chunk of fresh ginger, coarsely chopped
1 lime, zested and juiced
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons chilli sauce
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
Sliced spring onions
A bunch of coriander roughly chopped

Sticky Jerk Marinade

1 scotch bonnet chilli, chopped
A good chunk of ginger, chopped
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
3 tablespoons runny honey
2 teaspoons ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
Sliced spring onions
A good squeeze of lime

How To Cook

Simply choose your marinade and combine all the ingredients. Pour over the wings, making sure the marinade is evenly distributed. Leave to marinade for a day, or at least a couple of hours. When you're ready to cook, place the wings in a preheated oven set to 180C, cover over the wings and cook for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and cook for a further 15 minutes. 

Chicken Wings Recipe

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