Black Pepper Chicken Wings
Black Pepper Chicken Wings
5 from 1 vote
Get ready for a burst of flavor with these mouthwatering chicken wings. The perfect combination of bold black pepper and succulent chicken creates a dish that is sure to impress. The crispy exterior and juicy interior will leave you craving more.
Black Pepper Chicken Wings

Who can resist the tantalizing aroma of sizzling chicken wings coated in a perfect blend of black pepper and spices? This iconic dish has a rich history dating back centuries, originating from the vibrant streets of Southeast Asia.

Known for its bold and spicy flavors, black pepper chicken wings are a culinary delight that has stood the test of time.

Bringing together the perfect balance of heat and flavor, this recipe infuses the succulent chicken wings with a generous coating of cracked black pepper, garlic, and other aromatic spices.

The result is a fusion of robust flavors that will have your taste buds dancing with delight.

While the recipe may seem daunting at first glance, fear not – with a little patience and practice, you’ll be whipping up a batch of these delectable wings in no time.

Ingredients

Chicken Wings: The main protein in this dish, chicken wings are juicy and succulent. They are perfect for absorbing all the flavors of the marinade and becoming crispy when baked or grilled.

Olive Oil: Olive oil adds a rich and smooth texture to the marinade. It helps the chicken wings to cook evenly and adds a slight fruity and earthy flavor to the dish.

Soy Sauce: Soy sauce is a salty and savory ingredient that adds umami flavor to the marinade. It also helps to tenderize the chicken wings, making them juicy and flavorful.

Honey: Honey adds a touch of sweetness to balance out the savory and salty flavors in the dish. It also helps to caramelize the chicken wings during cooking, giving them a delicious glaze.

Garlic: Garlic is a pungent and aromatic ingredient that adds depth of flavor to the marinade. It complements the other ingredients well and enhances the overall taste of the dish.

Black Pepper: Black pepper adds a spicy and slightly floral flavor to the chicken wings. It also helps to add a bit of heat to the dish, making it more flavorful and exciting.

Salt: Salt is a crucial ingredient that helps to bring out the flavors of the other ingredients. It enhances the overall taste of the dish and helps to balance the sweetness and spiciness.

Paprika: Paprika adds a smoky and slightly sweet flavor to the marinade. It also gives the chicken wings a beautiful red color and adds a touch of warmth to the dish.

Onion Powder: Onion powder adds a mellow and savory flavor to the marinade. It complements the other ingredients well and helps to enhance the overall taste of the dish.

Coriander Leaves: Coriander leaves, also known as cilantro, add a fresh and citrusy flavor to the dish. They provide a pop of color and freshness to the chicken wings, making them more vibrant and appealing.

Serving Suggestions and Variations

For serving suggestions, you can serve these delicious Black Pepper Chicken Wings as an appetizer at a party or game day gathering.

Pair them with some cooling ranch or blue cheese dressing for dipping, along with some celery and carrot sticks on the side. These wings also make a great main dish when served with a side of steamed rice and a fresh salad.

  • For a spicy kick, you can add some chopped red chili peppers or a dash of hot sauce to the marinade.
  • If you prefer a smoky flavor, you can add a sprinkle of smoked paprika to the seasoning mix.
  • To make these wings even more flavorful, you can marinate them overnight in the refrigerator before baking or grilling them.
  • If you’re looking for a healthier option, you can bake the chicken wings instead of frying them. Simply toss them in the marinade and bake them in the oven until they’re crispy and cooked through.

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes black pepper chicken wings unique?

Black pepper chicken wings have a bold and spicy flavor from the black pepper seasoning. This adds a depth of flavor that is different from traditional buffalo or BBQ chicken wings.

Are black pepper chicken wings spicy?

Yes, the black pepper seasoning does add some heat to the chicken wings. However, the level of spiciness can be adjusted based on personal preference.

How do I make black pepper chicken wings at home?

To make black pepper chicken wings at home, simply marinate the wings in a mixture of black pepper, salt, garlic powder, and any other seasonings you prefer. Then bake or fry the wings until they are crispy and fully cooked.

Is it possible to make black pepper chicken wings in an air fryer?

Yes, you can make black pepper chicken wings in an air fryer for a healthier and easier cooking method. Simply season the wings as normal and cook them in the air fryer until they are crispy and cooked through evenly.

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Black Pepper Chicken Wings

Black Pepper Chicken Wings

by Nabeela Kauser
Get ready for a burst of flavor with these mouthwatering chicken wings. The perfect combination of bold black pepper and succulent chicken creates a dish that is sure to impress. The crispy exterior and juicy interior will leave you craving more.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Appetiser
Cuisine American, Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 343 kcal

Ingredients

  • 800 g Chicken Wings
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • Coriander for garnish

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, soy sauce, honey, minced garlic, ground black pepper, salt, paprika, and onion powder.
  • Add the chicken wings to the bowl and toss until evenly coated with the marinade.
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, allowing the flavours to meld.
  • Preheat your oven to 200°C (180°C fan) or gas mark 6.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Arrange the marinated chicken wings on the prepared baking tray in a single layer, ensuring they are not crowded.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the wings are cooked through and golden brown, flipping them halfway through cooking.
  • Once cooked, transfer the chicken wings to a serving platter.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot and enjoy your delicious black pepper chicken wings!

Notes

Ensure the chicken wings are cooked thoroughly before serving to ensure food safety.
You can adjust the amount of black pepper according to your preference for spiciness.
These wings pair well with a dipping sauce of your choice, such as sweet chilli sauce or garlic aioli.
Nutritional facts:
The provision of nutritional information is done so merely as a courtesy and should not be taken as a guarantee.

Nutrition

Calories: 343kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 21gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 83mgSodium: 873mgPotassium: 210mgFibre: 0.3gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 181IUVitamin C: 2mgVitamin D: 0.1µgCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Appetiser, Black Pepper, Black Pepper Chicken, Chicken, Chicken Wings, Comfort Food, Cooking, Recipe, Starters
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