Christmas spiced chicken wings

Christmas spiced chicken wings

Feeling Christmassy? Absolutely! Us too and we think you'll love this recipe. 

After you've made up the spice mix you can use it for cookies, to add to a latte or frosting.

Serves 4-8 depending on sides and hunger levels.


For the spice mix - simply combine in a bowl:

40g ground cinnamon
30g ground coriander
2 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp ground ginger
¼ tsp ground cloves
1 orange , zested
1 lemon , zested
2 tsp light brown sugar
1 tsp sea salt

For the wings:

2kg Ethical Butcher soy-free chicken wings
4 tbsp plain flour
4 tbsp oil
100g festive spice mix - above
2 oranges , juiced
2 tbsp honey
pinch of salt , to serve


With a heavy knife cut the wing tips from the wings and set aside for to use in a stock or broth, can be frozen for later use.

Put the chicken wings in a large bowl with plain flour and season well.

Toss together to coat, then spread out over a large baking tray, drizzle with oil and cook for 40-45 mins, turning halfway through.

When the chicken wings are nearly done, put the festive spice mix in a saucepan with the orange juice and honey.

Warm gently, then pour over the chicken wings, toss together, and return to the oven for a further 10 mins or until sticky.

Sprinkle with salt to serve. For a Christmas look serve with sauteed kale garnished with pomegranate seeds.