Recipes and Cooking Five-Spice Chicken Wings 3.0 (4) Add your rating & review Five-spice powder is often used in Chinese-inspired dishes such as these tantalizing appetizer wings. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 4 hrs Bake Time: 20 mins Total Time: 4 hrs 40 mins Servings: 32 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 pound chicken wings (about 16) 1 cup bottled plum sauce 2 tablespoon butter, melted 1 teaspoon five-spice powder Thin orange wedges and pineapple slices (optional) Directions If desired, use a sharp knife to carefully cut off tips of the wings; discard wing tips. In a foil-lined 15x10x1-inch shallow baking pan arrange wing pieces in a single layer. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 20 minutes. Drain well. For sauce, in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine plum sauce, melted butter, and five-spice powder. Add wing pieces, stirring to coat with sauce. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2-1/2 hours. Serve immediately or keep covered on low-heat setting for up to 2 hours. If desired, garnish with orange wedges and pineapple slices. Makes about 32 pieces. Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings: Prepare chicken as in Step 1. For sauce, in slow cooker combine 1-1/2 cups hot-style barbecue sauce, 2 tablespoons melted butter, and 1 to 2 teaspoons bottled hot pepper sauce. Add wing pieces, stirring to coat with sauce. Continue as in Step 3. Serve with bottled blue cheese or ranch salad dressing. Omit the fruit garnish. Kentucky Chicken Wings: Prepare chicken as in Step 1. For sauce, in slow cooker combine 1/2 cup maple syrup, 1/2 cup whiskey, and 2 tablespoons melted butter. Add wing pieces, stirring to coat with sauce. Continue as in Step 3. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 88 Calories 6g Fat 3g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 32 Calories 88 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 35mg 12% Sodium 41mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 3g 1% Protein 6g Calcium 10.1mg 1% Potassium 6mg 0% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.