Spicy Korean Chicken Wings

Crazy addictive baked Korean chicken wings with sweet and savory Korean red pepper sauce. Finger lickin’ good!


  • 2-3 lbs chicken wings, wingettes and drumettes only
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons Korean red chili pepper paste, Gochujang
  • 1/2 teaspoon Korean chili powder, Gochugaru
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • white sesame for garnishing
  • chopped scallions for garnishing


  1. Preheat the oven to 450°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, season the wings with salt and pepper. Transfer the wings, skin side up, on the baking sheets and roast them for about 40 – 45 minutes, until they are cooked through and crisp.
  2. In a small sauce pan, add the remaining ingredients except white sesame and scallions. Heat on low heat, whisk to mix well. Turn off the heat when it becomes saucy.
  3. Toss the baked chicken wings with the sauce, coat well. Garnish with the sesame and scallions. Serve immediately.