RECIPE | Sticky chicken wings with blue cheese dressing

This pocket-friendly dish feeds a crowd making it perfect for laid-back entertaining, says TV chef Justine Drake

03 December 2017 - 00:00 By Justine Drake
Sticky chicken wings with blue cheese.
Sticky chicken wings with blue cheese.
Image: Kirk Van Rooi

Serves: 12

Makes: 24 chicken wings


125ml (½ cup) tomato sauce

125ml (½ cup) barbecue sauce

30ml (2 tbsp) Worcestershire sauce

80ml (1/3 cup) brown sugar

5cm knob ginger, grated

5ml (1 tsp) smoked paprika

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Blue cheese dressing:

100g blue cheese

250ml (1 cup) full-cream yoghurt or sour cream

125ml (½ cup) tangy mayonnaise

15ml (1 tbsp) white wine vinegar

10ml (2 tsp) Dijon mustard

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Place the chicken wings in a large dish.

2. Mix all marinade ingredients together and pour over chicken wings. Marinate for a couple of hours, if time allows.

3. Arrange chicken wings, in a single layer, on a couple of lined baking sheets. Roast in a preheated 200ºC oven for approximately 15-20 minutes.

4. Turn chicken and roast for a further 20 minutes, shaking occasionally, until sticky and charred at the edges.

5. For the dressing blitz all ingredients together and season to taste. Serve with the chicken wings.

For more delicious recipes, catch Justine Drake on 'Just Cooking' on SABC 3 (DStv channel 193) on Tuesdays at 8.30pm.