Sweet & sticky sesame chicken wings

Sweet & sticky sesame chicken wings

Make a batch of these incredibly moreish sesame chicken wings for your party guests. Serve with a yogurt-harissa dip.


Prep: 10 mins Cook: 50 mins

Serves 4-6

  • fat 12g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 12g
  • sugars 12g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 17g
  • salt 0.6g


  • 1kg chicken wings
  • sesame oil, for tossing
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano Oregano or-ee-gar-noClosely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…
  • zest of 2 lemons and the juice of ½ a lemon, plus lemon wedges to serve Lemon le-monOval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 4 tbsp honey Honey huh-neeHoney is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…
  • yogurt, to serve Yogurt yog-ertYogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…
  • harissa paste, to serve


Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Season the chicken wings and toss in a little sesame oil in a baking tray. Cook for 30 mins. Mix the oregano, lemon zest, lemon juice, toasted sesame seeds and honey. Paint the mixture all over the wings and return to the oven for 20 mins, turning and painting halfway through cooking. Serve alongside a bowl of yogurt swirled with harissa paste, and a few lemon wedges.

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