crispy baked korean bbq chicken wings with green onions and sesame seeds on top

Crispy Baked Korean BBQ Chicken Wings

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 30-40 wings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: Asian


Crispy Korean BBQ Baked Chicken Wings covered in a sweet, spicy and savory chili garlic BBQ Sauce that will change the way you think about wings forever.



  • 2 -3 lbs. chicken wings (drumettes and wingettes)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon chinese five spice
  • salt & pepper to season
  • garnish: black and white sesame seeds, sliced green onions

Korean BBQ Sauce:

  • 1 asian pear, skin removed and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons tamari sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch


Korean BBQ Sauce:

  1. In the meantime, add asian pear, sesame oil, chili garlic sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar, tamari sauce, minced garlic and minced ginger to a blender. Blend until asian pear is pureed and sauce is smooth.
  2. Pour sauce into a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. To a small bowl add water and cornstarch and stir to create a slurry. Once sauce is boiling add cornstarch slurry to the sauce and stir. Allow to simmer for 2 minutes. Set aside.

Chicken Wings:

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Add chicken to a large bowl. Pat chicken dry.
  3. Drizzle with avocado oil of the wings, chinese five spice, salt and pepper. Toss to coat all the chicken.
  4. Place chicken on a wire rack lined baking sheet. (if you don’t have a wire rack, use parchment paper)
  5. Bake for 40 minutes, flipping the chicken after 20 minutes.
  6. Remove chicken wings from the oven. Turn the Broiler on to HIGH.
  7. Place chicken under broiler for 8-10 minutes, until browned.
  8. Once chicken is done add to a large bowl. Pour korean bbq sauce over the top and toss to coat all the wings with the sauce.
  9. Garnish with black and white sesame seeds and sliced green onions.

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