Authentic Vietnamese recipes from the Motherland

Sriracha Honey Chicken Drumettes

Sriracha is the new "it" sauce. It's now appearing in American restaurants alongside your more typical condiments of ketchup and mustard. Asian have been eating Sriracha forever, but now it's finally getting the attention it so highly deserves.

Sriarcha is an Asian hot sauce made up of chili, garlic, vinegar, salt and sugar. I usually have them in ramen, Vietnamese Noodle Soup (Pho), and in dips for Spring rolls . I recently discovered that you can also have them in chicken wings/drumettes. Need to bring a dish to a game party or BBQ? Look no further! The below Sriracha Honey Chicken Drumettes recipe is not only super simple, but also super delicious. Enjoy!

 Sriracha Honey Chicken Drumettes

Sriracha Honey Chicken Drumettes

Recipe for Sriracha Honey Chicken Drumettes

For the Drumettes/Wings

  • 15 chicken drumettes or wings
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter, melted
  • 1 clove garlic; minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Thoroughly wash the drumettes/wings and pat dry with paper towels.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the vegetable oil, melted butter, minced garlic, salt and pepper.
  4. Add the chicken and toss well to evenly coat with marinade.
  5. Spread the chicken in a single layer on a prepared baking sheet or pan.
  6. Cook for 45 - 50 minutes.
  7. At the last few minutes of cooking, turn the oven to broil to create a crispy outer layer.

For the Sauce

While the chicken is cooking, prepare the glaze:

  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1.5 tablespoons Sriracha sauce
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1.5 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a small pot and heat to a boil. Turn off the heat and let cool.
  2. Once chicken is done baking, place chicken in a large bowl.
  3. Pour in the glaze and toss well to evenly coat.
  4. You are now free to consume.