Five Spice Honey Hot Wings



  1. Preheat the oven to 500°F and line a large baking sheet with foil. Brush the foil with your choice of olive oil or spray with a non-stick spray.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the flour with the salt, ground Szechuan peppercorns, and Chinese five-spice powder until dry ingredients are well combined.
  3. Add the chicken to the spice/flour mix and toss pieces to thoroughly coat.
  4. Spread the chicken pieces on the baking sheet in a single layer and spray with a little more oil. Roast the chicken for 45 min, turning once or twice, until pieces are well-browned and crispy.
  5. To make the sauce, whisk together in a medium sized bowl the hot sauce, melted butter, soy sauce, honey, and ginger until all ingredients are fully incorporated.  Add the chicken wings to the sauce and toss well.
  6. Sprinkle chicken with the chopped scallions and serve immediately.


Reconstitute the crushed ginger by placing in a small bowl with just enough boiling water to cover it. Let it sit for 10 minutes or until water is absorbed.


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