Oven-Baked Kimchi and Miso Marinated Chicken Wings

Try these caramelized, sticky, crispy miso chicken wings this weekend. These oven-baked marinated chicken wings are impossible to put down and perfect for football parties.



For the marinade

  • 3 lbs chicken wings
  • 1/4 cup miso
  • 1/4 cup kimchi
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/4 cup warm water

The sauce

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 tsp gochugaru
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • pinch of salt
  • chopped cilantro
  • green onions


  1. To make the marinade, blend the miso, maple syrup, kimchi, butter and water in the blender.
  2. Add the marinade and the chicken wings to a large bowl and toss to combine.
  3. Marinate for 1 hour in the fridge.
  4. Preheat your oven to 475° F and line a baking pan with parchment paper*
  5. Place the marinated chicken wings on the pan in one layer.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, then carefully remove the wings from the oven and drain off all excess fat liquid from pan.
  7. Reduce to the heat to 425° F and bake for 20 more min until lightly crispy.
  8. Prepare the sauce by mixing the melted butter, gochugaru, maple syrup, and a pinch of salt.
  9. Remove the wings from the oven and carefully transfer them to a clean mixing bowl. Toss the hot wings in the sauce.
  10. Replace the parchment paper on the pan with a new sheet, and place the wings back on the pan.
  11. Bake for 15 more minutes until golden brown and crispy.
  12. Top with chopped cilantro, green onions and a sprinkle of salt.


  • alternative to parchment paper you can use a baking pan with a fitted baking rack.

Keywords: chicken, wings, miso, kimchi