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Tyler Florence transforms basic chicken wings by baking them until they're crispy, then tossing them in a butter flavored with lime juice, honey and hot Thai red curry paste. As he says, "The sauce is so delicious you'll be licking your fingers and going for an extra stack of napkins."Plus: More Appetizer Recipes and Tips

Tyler Florence
Tyler Florence
September 2005


Recipe Summary

20 mins
50 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 475°. Spread the wings on 2 large rimmed baking sheets. Drizzle with olive oil, season with salt and pepper and toss. Bake the wings for about 40 minutes, or until browned and crisp.

  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, blend the butter with the curry paste, honey, lime juice and zest and soy sauce. When the wings are done, transfer them to the bowl and toss with the butter until well coated. Transfer the wings to a platter and serve.

Make Ahead

The flavored butter can be refrigerated overnight or frozen for up to 1 month.

Suggested Pairing

A Chardonnay from Australia's McLaren Vale will have the zingy acidity to complement these buttery wings, which are less spicy than you'd expect.