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Tender Sweet & Spicy Japanese-Style Grilled Chicken Wings

Tender and fluffy, sweet and spicy, Japanese-style grilled chicken based on the classic Japanese home cooking recipe.
Course Snack
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 2


  • 1.6 lb Chicken wings
  • Water enough to cover wings or a little less.

Teriyaki Sauce

  • 1 Garlic clove Sliced
  • 1/4 White onion Sliced
  • 4 tbsp Dark soy sauce
  • 6 tbsp Japanese sake or white wine
  • 4 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Dried red hot chili pepper *Optional


  • Add all ingredients to a pot and allow them to boil.
  • Add chicken wings and pour water until the level sauce can just enough cover them or a little less.
  • Cover wings with "otoshi-buta" or with kitchen paper. (Make some holes to release air.)
  • Stew wings on low heat for 40 - 50 minutes. Check them once a while to make sure the sauce will not be boiled down, add water if it's gonna be burnt.
  • Set an oven at 275F.
  • After 40-50 minutes, place the wings on a baking sheet and glaze the surface with some of the sauce grill them for 20 minutes.
Keyword Chicken, Teriyaki