Coconut-Curry Chicken Wings


Marinating chicken wings in a mix of coconut milk, curry paste, and lime lends them an alluring sweet-spicy flavor.

Coconut-Curry Chicken Wings
Photo: © Abby Hocking
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 1 (15-ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk

  • 1/4 cup Thai red curry paste

  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest plus 1/4 cup fresh lime juice

  • 2 1/2 pounds whole chicken wings

  • Canola oil, for brushing

  • Kosher salt

  • Pepper


  1. In a very large bowl, whisk the coconut milk with the curry paste, lime zest and juice. Add the chicken and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.

  2. Light a grill and oil the grate. Remove the chicken from the marinade; season with salt and pepper. Grill over moderate heat, turning, until cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes.

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