PiDGin Chicken Wings

  • serves 4-6

Juicy, grilled-to-perfection chicken wings with a Korean sauce. Pidgin was designed with beauty and comfort in mind, the space and menu are a reflection of worldly travels and life experiences by both the owners and chefs, and welcomes the union of cultures so familiar on the West Coast. With no distinction between casual fine dining, the expertly crafted menu by Chef Manoto Ono exudes a delicate approachability associated with familiar flavours and childhood memories. Recipe courtesy of Chef Makoto Ono of PiDGin Vancouver. Image courtesy of elegeyda.

65 Ratings
Directions for: PiDGin Chicken Wings



1 kg chicken wings

2 cup whole milk

⅓ cup water

1 lemon, zested and juiced

1 Tbsp sugar

½ bulb garlic, peeled and sliced

1 small thumb ginger, peeled and sliced

3 ½ tsp kosher salt


1 small thumb ginger, peeled and sliced

1 large clove garlic, peeled and sliced

2 Tbsp gochujang

2 Tbsp honey

2 Tbsp sesame oil

1 Tbsp sugar

3 ½ Tbsp soy sauce

3 ½ Tbsp rice vinegar

1 Tbsp vegetable oil

Chicken Wings Assembly



1. Combine all the ingredients in a sealable container.

2. Add chicken wings and let sit for 24-48 hours in your refrigerator.


1. Heat a sauce pot on medium and add vegetable oil.

2. Add the garlic and ginger and cook until lightly browned.

3. Add all the remaining ingredients and cook until reduced by ¼. Remove from heat.

4. Once it is slightly cooled, puree the sauce with a handheld blender or a bar blender.

Chicken Wings Assembly

1. Remove the wings from the brine and pat dry with a towel. Let sit until room temperature.

2. Preheat the grill to medium high.

3. Put the wings on the grill and cook for approx. 4 minutes each side or until the juices run clear.

4. Remove from the grill and toss in desired amount of sauce. Serve warm.

5. Chef's Tip: There may be leftover sauce that can be used for a variety of dishes including steaks and other barbequed meat or anything that could use a little extra kick. Gochujang is a Korean chilli paste found in any Korean market.

See more: Chicken, Korean, Grill, BBQ, Summer, Dinner, Main, Appetizer


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