Skillet Chicken Wings

This chicken wing appetizer can be made and served in a cast-iron skillet. Because the skillet retains heat so well, food stays warm longer in it!

Skillet Chicken Wings
Photo: Carson Downing
Total Time:
40 mins
24 wing pieces


  • 12 chicken wings (2 1/2 lb.)

  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 recipe Asian Ginger and Soy Sauce or Pineapple Teriyaki Sauce

  • Thinly sliced green onions (optional)


  1. Cut off and discard tips of chicken wings. Cut wings at joints to form 24 pieces. In a 12-inch cast-iron skillet heat oil over medium-high. Add wings; cook 10 minutes or until browned, turning once. Drain off fat.

  2. Pour Asian Ginger and Soy Sauce or Pineapple Teriyaki Sauce over chicken wings. Simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink and sauce is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. If desired, sprinkle with green onions.

Asian Ginger and Soy Sauce

In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup dry white wine, 1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh ginger; 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce; 2 Tbsp. each hoisin sauce, frozen orange juice concentrate, and honey; 1 tsp. Chinese five-spice powder; and 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced.

Pineapple Teriyaki Sauce

In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup each reduced-sodium soy sauce and sake or dry white wine, 1/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice, 2 Tbsp. each honey and thinly sliced fresh ginger, and 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced.Per serving: same as above except 136 calories, 5 g carbohydrate, 4 g total sugar, 1% Vitamin C, 329 mg sodium

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

148 Calories
8g Fat
7g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 148
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 228mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 4.5mg 23%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Potassium 278mg 6%
Folate, total 5.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*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.

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