National Chicken Wing Day

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Yes there are specific food days for each of your favourite dish and it happens to be one of those days today the National Chicken Wing Day. Celebrated annually on July 29 this day is to commemorate the humble chicken wing, whether it’s infused with Asian flavours or Western, whether is fried, baked or grilled.


So when and where did this all started? Where else but in America! More specifically in Buffalo, New York where the Buffalo wings started. Having said that this special date would not have started without the Buffalo wings and because of its popularity. Due to this and the peoples love for it, the City of Buffalo declared July 29, 1977 as the Chicken Wing Day, on that day they also announced that “thousands of pounds of chicken wings are consumed by Buffalonians in restaurants and taverns throughout the city each week.”

Since that day yearly it was an event and to observe that I will post a list of all the Chicken wing recipes that we had posted here at Ang Sarap.

Adobo Sauce Glazed Chicken Wings

This Filipino Inspired Chicken wings is flavoured with a salty, garlicky and sour sticky sauce which goes well with an ice cold San Miguel Beer.

Bacon and Maple Chicken Nibbles

One of my first inventions where tender chicken wings are coated with some maple syrup and drizzles with bacon oil and crispy bacon, a perfect combination of sweet and salty flavours.

Buffalo Wings


This list will not be complete without this recipe that made it all happen, this deep fried chicken wings drenched in a hot and spicy butter sauce is just a perfect pair with an ice cold Budweiser.

Chicken Lollipop

This recipe is perfect for kids hence in parties back home this was nearly a staple, it’s your normal fried chicken wings but the meat is pushed to the top making the bones stick out and used as a handle while eating them. Such a clever idea on who invented this one.

Chilli Sesame Chicken Wings

For those who love things spicy then this is a good option for you other that the Buffalo wings.

Chinese Five Spice Chicken Wings

And for those who loves the Asian flavours nothing can be more Asian than five spice powder, I guess a Tsingtao beer would be perfect for this one.

Coca Cola Chicken

Another Asian using a Western ingredient, the Coco Cola. Yes the Chinese invented this dish and it is surprisingly delicious.

Honey Soy Chicken Wings

I think this one is a classic, with a little bit of honey and a little bit of soy sauce any chicken wing will rejoice.

Korean-Style Chicken Wings

Egg whites, baking soda and salt! Yes those three ingredients can make a beautiful wing recipe. Did I mention the great dip that it accompanied with?

Malaysian Barbecue Chicken Wings

When I first saw this as a street food in Malaysia it was an OCD’s dream. Chicken wings is layered perfectly in their skewers while roasting. The aroma as you walk is amazing so you will never pass by without grabbing some of this.

Parmesan Garlic Fried Chicken

You usual fried chicken wing with a Cheese pungent parmesan twist

Steamed Chicken and Chinese Sausage

The only steamed chicken wing of the list, this one is combined with Chinese sausage and shiitake mushrooms making it earthy sweet savoury concoction that asks for rice on the side.

Sticky Garlic Chicken Wings

Garlic lovers rejoice, there is something for you in this list, with soy sauce and loads of garlic and a hint of sweetness what can go wrong with it.

How about you do you have wing recipes to share? Please comment below you favourite recipes to share.

If you find more information about this day there is a date dedicated for it which you can find here.


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4 Responses

  1. suituapui says:

    Oh? Chicken wings day? I had chicken wings in my post the other day, and maybe again tomorrow.

  2. Chicken wings are so much fun, aren’t they? Tasty, and SO messy! But the mess is part of the fun. And so many different ways to prepare them, too, as you’ve pointed out. Thanks!

  3. So many delicious recipes! Different flavors and bites for any occasion, I’ll be checking your list out for inspiration!

  4. GiGi Eats says:

    WELL SHOOT – I need to get to the store ASAP so I can get me some wings and celebrate this DAY!!

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