Berbere Spice Chicken Wings Recipe

Berbere Spice Chicken Wings Recipe

How To Make Berbere Spice Chicken Wings

These chicken wings are packed with a distinctively spicy and rich flavor from a blend of berbere spice, then baked for a deliciously juicy meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Marinate Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • 3tbsppaprika
  • 1tbspsalt
  • 1tbspcayenne
  • 1tspground fenugreek
  • 1tspground ginger
  • 1tsponion powder
  • ½tspground cardamom
  • ½tspground nutmeg
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tspground cloves
  • ¼tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspallspice
  • 12chicken drumettes
  • ½cupflour
  • 1tbspbaking powder
  • 1tbspcornstarch
  • 2tbspunsalted butter


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the paprika, salt, cayenne, fenugreek, ginger, onion powder, cardamom, nutmeg, garlic powder, cloves cinnamon, and allspice. Mix well.

  2. Save 2 tablespoons of the spice mix. Set aside.

  3. Add the chicken drumettes to the bowl with the spice mixture and toss to coat evenly.

  4. Marinate in the fridge for at least 30 minutes up to overnight.

  5. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and cornstarch. Sprinkle the flour mixture over the marinated chicken. Toss them until well-coated.

  6. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  7. Place the chicken on a wire rack set over a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.

  8. Bake the chicken for 30 to 40 minutes or until the chicken is slightly browned.

  9. In a small saucepan, melt the butter. Once the butter is melted, add the reserved 2 tablespoons spice mix and stir to combine.

  10. Drizzle the spice butter mixture over the drumettes. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 290.13kcal
  • Fat: 16.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.98g
  • Trans Fat: 0.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.32g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.32g
  • Fiber: 3.29g
  • Sugar: 0.79g
  • Protein: 16.15g
  • Cholesterol: 98.52mg
  • Sodium: 342.42mg
  • Calcium: 289.49mg
  • Potassium: 332.50mg
  • Iron: 2.63mg
  • Vitamin A: 208.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.35mg
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