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Broiled Curry Chicken Wings | Garam Masala Wings

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This dish offers a delightful exploration of Indian spices, showcasing the depth and warmth of Indian spices. Complemented by the subtle tanginess of tomato, these wings are not just a tasty snack, but a celebration of flavor. Perfect for those who love to experiment with spices and savor the richness of Indian cuisine, this recipe is a testament to the art of balancing robust flavors in cooking.

Broiled curry chicken wings

Be sure to see our guide to chicken wings for more tips on cooking chicken wings, and some of our other wings recipes such as smothered butter chicken wings.


Ingredients for garam masala chicken wings
Ingredients: ghee, ginger, salt, onions, garam masala, lemon, chicken wings, and tomato paste.

Chicken Wings: chicken wings offer a delightful texture and absorb the spices well.

Garam Masala: A quintessential blend of Indian spices, garam masala brings warmth, earthiness, and a touch of sweetness, serving as the dish’s flavor backbone.

Lemon Juice: Adds a bright, citrusy note, cutting through the richness of the spices and balancing the overall flavor profile.

Tomato Paste: Provides a subtle acidity and tanginess, complementing the warmth of the garam masala and enriching the marinade’s texture.

Sea Salt: Enhances the flavors of the other ingredients and adds necessary seasoning to the dish.

Ginger: Adds a fresh, zesty, and slightly spicy flavor, which pairs well with the garam masala and enhances the dish’s overall aroma.

Onion: Onion rings used in the broiling process infuse a subtle sweetness and additional depth of flavor to the wings. They also help to raise the chicken wings from the pan so the wings can crisp on all sides.

Tray of curry chicken wings.

Curry chicken wings.
Broiled garam masala chicken wings.

Broiled Curry Chicken Wings | Garam Masala Wings

This recipe combines succulent chicken wings with a rich marinade of garam masala, lemon juice, and tomato paste, creating a perfect balance of warmth, tanginess, and sweetness. Broiled to perfection, these wings offer a crispy exterior and juicy interior, making them an irresistible treat for any occasion.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 497 kcal


  • 1 pound chicken wings
  • 10 ½ teaspoons garam masala converted for ease to 2 1/2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • ¼ cup tomato paste
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or oil of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon ginger cut into sticks
  • 1 onion cut into rings


  • Position the top oven rack about 8 inches from the broiler and pre-heat your broiler for 15-20 minutes.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the tomato paste, garam masala, salt, and half of the ginger sticks. This forms a rich, flavorful marinade that perfectly coats the wings.
    Make the marinade.
  • Add the chicken wings to the bowl. Toss to coat.
    Toss the chicken wings in the marinade.
  • Brush the baking sheet with oil or ghee. Lay onion rings on a baking sheet and arrange the wings on top. Broil them for 10 minutes on each side, allowing the intense heat to perfectly crisp the skin while keeping the inside succulent.
    Place the wings on the cooking sheet to broil.
  • Once broiled to perfection, remove the wings, and drizzle them with the fresh juice of half a lemon. Garnish with the remaining ginger sticks.
    Curry chicken wings.


Calories: 497kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 27gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 133mgSodium: 940mgPotassium: 618mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 681IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 2mg
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