Calories in Chicken Wings 

Those who like eating chicken wings certainly know some famous brands such as KFC, BBQ, Lotteria, Pollito's, etc. Although the same chicken, but every company has processing its own flavor and different services to attract many customers; not only just young people but also older people.

General characteristics of the chicken are derived from the Western fast-food groups of protein, fat, vitamins and fiber but less convenient to use, easy to eat, save a lot of time and also not too expensive. Therefore, not only those who have high incomes but also the students can often enjoy this dish.

Calories in Chicken Wings



Calories (Kcal)

Chicken Wings

1 small


Chicken Wings, Bone Removed

1 oz.


Fried Chicken Wings

1 small


Grilled Chicken Wings

1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken)


BBQ Chicken Wings

1 mini drumstick from a wing


Baked Wings

1 cup of diced roasted broiled or baked chicken (skin not eaten)


Boneless Buffalo Wing Salad

1 oz.


Boneless Buffalo Wings with Dressing

4 oz.


Boneless Breaded Chicken Wings with Dipping sauce

1 unit


For more calories in chicken wings that are cooked in different recipes, you can refer to the link below:

Warnings and Tips

Most fried chicken prepared by frying in the pan so the oil flooded fat is very large. According to calculations, a roti chicken provides about 800 calories with 80g of fat. A breaded chicken wings or fried crispy chicken wings have 1000 calories in 100g of fat. A fried chicken can weigh up to 400-500g of meat. A common interest not only just fried chicken but also being served with other foods such as French fries, fried rice or porridge ... so it is a huge calorie content.

According to nutrition experts, each day a normal adult is not allowed to eat exceed 30g protein, 15g of animal protein equivalent to about 120-150g of protein-rich foods having animal origin.

Thus, it suggests that eating too much fried chicken may lead to obesity and other diseases related to excess nutrients such as atherosclerosis, diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol metabolism, etc.

Low Calorie Chicken Wing Recipes

Chicken is one of the familiar foods, providing much energy for the body. Let's try with some really new, delicious and not greasy chicken wings: shiitake mushrooms steamed chicken wings and also 4 other interesting recipes.

Recipe 1: Sauced and Coated Chicken Wings



  • 400g chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • Garlic, salt granules, pepper
  • The relative seasonings: a pinch of dried shrimp, lemongrass 1-2 branches, chili powder, 1 tablespoon peanut butter, salt, sugar, fish sauce.


  1. Chicken wings washed with diluted salt water, cut in half, use a knife departed on the body of some chicken wings.
  2. Heat a pot of water for boiling chicken wings (into the pot of hot water), then use a clean paper towel and wipe it dry, then chicken wings is marinated in a small spoonful of salt, half a teaspoon of small granules, a little pepper and marinate solution about 1-2 hours.
  3. Lemongrass stalks stripped down, chopped, and minced lemongrass then.
  4. Soak the dried shrimp till flourish, crushed.
  5. Roll over each chicken wing in the bowl of powder.
  6. Heat the pan or small pot to save oil, for browning the chicken wings on both sides. When high heat and fry chicken wings to be submerged in oil, golden chicken wings, take out the disk with oil blotting paper liner.
  7. Heat two teaspoons of cooking oil, aromatic garlic, the lemon grass, chili powder, dried shrimp, stir peanut butter, add a little water and a tablespoon of fish sauce, a tablespoon of sugar, a half small spoon salt, boil with high heat until the mixture thickens slightly, adjusted flavor by seasoned tastes.
  8. Pour chicken wings into the pan and quickly stir the mixture until sauce and chicken wings are attached, lift the pot off the stove, pick it up and use this hot plate with cucumber or steamed rice.

Recipe 2: Marinated Chicken Wings



  • 800 g chicken wings (12 units, or other parts of the chicken)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Spices: 4 tablespoons honey, 4 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons sake


  1. Rinse the chicken wings under cold running water and then dry absorbent.
  2. Mix the spices into the zip log bag.
  3. Chicken wings marinated in colander and salt and pepper
  4. Then, for seasoning chicken wings into the bag, pushing out the air hand in the pocket and then paste back pocket corners.
  5. Tea bags to rub chicken wings are laced spice. Marinated for at least 30-60 minutes, or you can leave it overnight.
  6. Preheat the oven at a temperature of 425oF before (218oC). Give wings to a baking tray. Make sure the chicken wings pieces do not overlap each other, drizzle marinade over chicken wings in bag. Bake 20 - 30 minutes.
  7. Occasionally basting with a little cooking oil onto the meat during baking. When grilled, chicken would become golden shiny colors if you can heat up a little more. If chicken turn to yellow too quickly, you should add an aluminum foil to cover chicken wings form the risk of fire.

Recipe 3: Low Fat Hot Chicken Wings



  • 500g chicken wings
  • 2 tomatoes
  • Chopped purple onion, peppers, ginger, coriander
  • Salt, tomato sauce, oil
  • Soy sauce


  • Cut chicken wings, marinated minced onion, ginger strand, salt, pepper and soy sauce, to infiltration. Tomatoes, seeded out and chopped. Chili crushed
  • Heat oil, sauté chicken wings for hunting
  • Put non-aromatic onion in another pan, fry chopped tomatoes, tomato sauce, seasoning, soy sauce, 1/2 cup water, pepper, boil 2 minutes, the chicken marinade, chicken simmered over medium heat until spices absorbed as planned.
  • Presented disc dish, add chili, ginger and coriander. Poached chicken for hot soy with rice or bread, served with lettuce, cucumber.

Recipe 4: Low-Cal Baked Buffalo Wings



  • 3 chicken wings
  • 1/2 apple (peeled, seeded)
  • 5 garlic, 50g of vegetable
  • Spicy Marinated: vegetable, fish sauce, Korean chili sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil


  1. Wash chicken wings, departed a few lines on a permeable surface for spicy chicken.
  2. Cut apples, garlic and kimchi into small pieces. Pour all these ingredients in a bowl, then add 10ml fish sauce.
  3. Add the chili sauce, water kimchi, sesame oil and rice vinegar to the above mixture ingredients and mix well.
  4. Marinate chicken in the above mixture for about 3 hours or up to overnight if possible, so the chicken will be darker than that!
  5. Add chicken in heated oven at 200 degrees, bake about 20 minutes to complete. You can also grill or frying pan over charcoal! Served with vegetable and cucumber.