Spicy Chicken Wing Recipe: Men Make Dinner Day

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Spicy Chicken Wings from Dirty Bones

This is a recipe that some of you may find difficult to refuse, spicy chicken wings! What could be more mouth watering and delicious than this? Not a lot I can tell you. This recipe was provided by Dirty Bones, a restaurant based in Kensington selling the finest American food and cocktails London has ever seen.

Here at Idle HQ we have decided to give you something a little different. Other than Bonfire Night, the 5th of November is host to something else, Men Make Dinner Day. This day is purely dedicated to men making the dinner for their friends or partners, so it's time to put your apron on, cook up a storm in the kitchen and get your creative hats on because you'll want to cook to impress!

Men Make Dinner Day was started by Sandy Sharkey and she's been pushing men off of the sofa and into the kitchen to their partners' cries of joy. So lads, put down the beer and the remote and pick up a whisk, you never know, you may even like it!

We have teamed up with some of the best restaurants, food bloggers and chefs to create a fantastic e-Book filled with amazing recipes from mac and cheese to haute cuisine - so whether you're feeling fancy or like to keep it simple then there is a recipe in this book for you.

Check out the latest from Dirty Bones by following them on Twitter | Instagram and check out the rest of our Men Make Dinner Day Recipes here.

Spicy Chicken Wings

For those of you who love a certain chain of fast food then this will resonate with you ten fold. Spicy wings will impress anyone and everyone, a simple yet effective you can’t go wrong with.


  • 500g Chicken wings
  • 40ml olive oil
  • 200ml Lemon juice
  • 130g golden caster sugar
  • 20g cornflour
  • 40ml water
  • 2 red chillis - finely sliced on an angle
  • 20g tajin
  • 2 spring onions - finely sliced


Put an oven proof tray in the oven and preheat to 220℃.

Mix the cornflour and water to form a suspension and put the lemon juice and sugar in a pan and place on a high heat. Whisk until the sugar has completely dissolved.

Add the corn flour solution and continue to whisk until the mixture starts to thicken. Remove from the heat and pour into a large bowl sitting on ice. Continue to whisk until the mixture has cooled.

Put the wings in a bowl and coat with the oil. Roast the wings for approximately 10 minutes or until crispy all over and cooked through. Toss the wings in a bowl with the lemon glaze, seasoning with tajin and a little black pepper. and to finish it all off garnish with the chilli and spring onion.


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