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teriyaki chicken wings garnished with sesame seeds on a white plate
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Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Teriyaki chicken wings combine crispy baked chicken wings with a sweet and sticky teriyaki glaze that tastes absolutely amazing! Plus, they are super simple to make.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Japanese-Inspired
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 209kcal


Chicken Wings

  • 1 pound chicken wings patted dry
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder aluminum-free
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Teriyaki Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce alternatives: low sodium tamari (gluten-free) or coconut aminos (gluten-free and soy-free)
  • 3 tablespoons sake
  • 3 tablespoons mirin
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • cornstarch slurry as needed


  • Preheat the oven to 450 °F (230 °C).
  • Add the chicken wing ingredients to a bowl. Toss until everything is well combined. Then bake the chicken wings for 25-30 minutes until they are crispy.
  • Next, add the teriyaki sauce ingredients to a pan and stir until they are combined.
  • Bring the sauce to a very gentle simmer, add some cornstarch slurry and let everything simmer until the sauce has thickened.
  • Transfer the chicken wings to the pan and toss until they are coated with teriyaki glaze. Sprinkle with sesame seeds (optional) and enjoy!


  • Cornstarch slurry: For the cornstarch slurry, mix 1 tablespoon cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water.
  • Garnish: I love to add some sesame seeds, but this is absolutely optional!
  • Sauce consistency: If the sauce should become too thick, you can add some water to thin it.
  • Low-medium heat: Don't try to make the sauce using high heat as it will most likely burn. Stick to low-medium heat cooking for this recipe.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 794mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg