Bat Wings


  • Makes40 to 40 servings


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar

  • 2 tbsp honey

  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger

  • 1 tbsp minced garlic

  • 1 1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil

  • 40 chicken drumsticks and wings, (tips removed)


  • In a resealable plastic bag, combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, gingerroot, garlic and sesame oil. Add chicken and toss to coat. Marinate for 2 hours and up to 1 day, turning occasionally.

  • Arrange wings in a single layer on a greased, foil-lined baking sheet; reserving marinade. Bake in a 400ºF (200ºC) oven for 30 minutes, without turning.

  • Meanwhile, pour remaining marinade into a small saucepan and simmer over medium heat until marinade is thick and reduced by about half to 6 tbsp (90 mL).

  • Brush thickened marinade over wings and bake for 10 more minutes, until gooey and glossy. Let cool slightly and serve with plenty of napkins!

This article was originally published on Oct 01, 2007

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