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Alex Hollywood’s Sticky Wings n’ Drumsticks

I tend to prepare these in large batches. They’re great hot or cold, especially with potato salad. Don’t forget the napkins!


Serves 6-8

  • 800g chicken drumsticks
  • 450g chicken wings
  • 250ml tomato ketchup
  • 150ml maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • Juice of 1 small lime or lemon
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil or olive oil
  • 1 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger, or a splash of orange juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 190ºC/Gas mark 5.

Step 2

Skin the drumsticks and place them in an ovenproof dish with the wings.

Step 3

Put all the remaining ingredients into a bowl, season generously and mix well. Pour the mixture over the chicken pieces and mix thoroughly.

Step 4

Roast for 35–40 minutes, basting a couple of times.

Step 5

Serve sticky wings n’ drumsticks on a big platter with twice-baked potatoes, or potato salad.

Alex Hollywood

Thank you to Alex Hollywood for sharing this recipe!