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Ginger Ale-Glazed Chicken Wings

By Jamie Deen


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Cooking with Paula Deen Magazine

Recipe from Cooking with Paula Deen magazine.

Difficulty: Easy

Cook time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4 to 6


  • 3 pounds chicken wing flats and drumettes
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon mined fresh ginger
  • 2 (12-ounce) cans strong ginger ale (don't use a diet version)
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • sliced green onion, optional, for garnish


In a bowl, toss together chicken, oil, salt, and pepper; arrange chicken, skin side up, in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Spray the chicken with cooking spray, and air fry it at 400˚F until golden brown and crisp, about 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, cook butter, garlic, and ginger over high heat, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in ginger ale, honey, lime juice, and soy sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 30 minutes.

Pour sauce all over wings; stir to coat. Garnish with green onions, if desired.

Cook’s Note: If you prefer to use your oven, simply preheat the oven to 400˚F, and place the chicken, skin side up, on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake until golden brown and crisp, about 45 minutes.

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