Teriyaki Chicken Wings Recipe

Teriyaki Chicken Wings - baked chicken wings with sticky sweet and savory teriyaki sauce. These wings are crowd pleaser and perfect for busy weeknights. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword Teriyaki Chicken Wings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 548 kcal


  • Vegetable oil for oiling baking rack
  • 2 pounds chicken wings flats and drumettes
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons water divided
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mirin rice wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon white sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sliced green onions


  1. Adjust oven rack to the middle position and preheat oven to 450°F. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Set a wire rack inside and coat with vegetable oil. Thoroughly dry chicken wings between paper towels.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together baking powder, salt and pepper. Add wings to the bowl and evenly coat the surface with the baking powder mixture. Evenly space the wings on the wire rack. Bake for 20 minutes. Flip and bake for 15 minutes. Flip and bake until skin is golden brown and crisp, 15 minutes. Remove the wings from the oven and set aside.
  3. In a medium sized saucepan whisk together soy sauce,3/4 cup water, honey, rice vinegar, mirin, sesame oil, ginger and garlic. Bring sauce to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for 1 minute. Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk together cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water. Add cornstarch slurry into the boiling sauce, whisk to combine. Continuously stir until sauce is thickened, coating the back of a spoon, 30 to 60 seconds.
  4. Toss wings in enough teriyaki sauce to coat, or serve sauce on the side for dipping. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Teriyaki Chicken Wings Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 548 Calories from Fat 152
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.9g 26%
Saturated Fat 4.7g 24%
Cholesterol 202mg 67%
Sodium 1866mg 78%
Total Carbohydrates 31.3g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 26.1g
Protein 66.4g 133%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.