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Soy Sauce and Ginger Chicken Wings Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 lbs chicken wings
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup rice vinegar
- 2 tbsp grated ginger
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1 tbsp sesame seeds

Special equipment needed:
- Baking sheet
- Mixing bowl
- Whisk
- Tongs

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, grated ginger, minced garlic, and black pepper.

3. Add chicken wings to the mixing bowl and toss to coat evenly.

4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and arrange chicken wings in a single layer.

5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the chicken wings are golden brown and crispy.

6. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with sliced green onions and sesame seeds.

7. Serve hot and enjoy!

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30-35 minutes
Serving size:
4 servings

Nutritional information:
Calories: 380
Fat: 22g
Carbohydrates: 15g
Protein: 30g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Tamari sauce can be used instead of soy sauce for a gluten-free option.
- Maple syrup or agave nectar can be used instead of honey for a vegan option.
- Apple cider vinegar can be used instead of rice vinegar.

- Add a pinch of cayenne pepper for some heat.
- Substitute chicken wings with chicken drumsticks or thighs.
- Use orange juice instead of rice vinegar for a citrusy flavor.

Tips and tricks:
- Marinate the chicken wings overnight for extra flavor.
- To make the chicken wings extra crispy, broil them for the last 2-3 minutes of cooking.
- Use tongs to flip the chicken wings to prevent them from sticking to the baking sheet.

Storage instructions:
- Store leftover chicken wings in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- Place the chicken wings on a baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the chicken wings on a platter with sliced green onions and sesame seeds sprinkled on top.
- Garnish with fresh cilantro or parsley.

- Serve with steamed rice and stir-fried vegetables for a complete meal.
- Pair with a cold beer or a glass of white wine.

Suggested side dishes:
- Steamed broccoli
- Roasted sweet potatoes
- Grilled asparagus

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the chicken wings are not crispy enough, broil them for the last 2-3 minutes of cooking.
- If the chicken wings are sticking to the baking sheet, use tongs to flip them gently.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure the chicken wings are cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F to ensure they are safe to eat.
- Wash your hands and all utensils thoroughly after handling raw chicken.

Food history:
- Chicken wings were first served in Buffalo, New York in the 1960s.
- Soy sauce and ginger are common ingredients in Asian cuisine.

Flavor profiles:
- Salty, sweet, tangy, and savory.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve as an appetizer or a main dish.

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Region: Chinese

Taste: Savory, Tangy, Spicy, Umami, Aromatic