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Joshua Ingraham
Culinary + Wellness Director

BBQ Hoisin Breaded Wings with Pickled Watermelon

Recipe courtesy of Joshua Ingraham, CEC, PCII, CDM
Sponsor: Tyson Foodservice

Servings: 25


  • 4 c hoisin sauce
  • 2 c low sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 16 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 oz fresh ginger, grated
  • 4 oz chile crisp oil
  • 24 lb Tyson® Breaded Chicken Wings
  • To taste sesame seeds
  • Red pepper flakes, to taste

Pickled Watermelon:

  • 6 c apple cider vinegar
  • 1 c granulated sugar
  • 3 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz fresh thyme
  • 48 oz watermelon


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F degrees.
  2. Combine the hoisin sauce, teriyaki sauce, garlic, fresh ginger and chile crisp oil in a bowl.
  3. Toss the breaded wings into the sauce and place in the oven. Reserve sauce.
  4. In 10 minute intervals, baste the wings with the reserved sauce until a thick lacquer has been layered onto the wings. This will allow it to coat and caramelize under the high heat to become crispy.

Pickled Watermelon:

  1. Combine the apple cider vinegar, sugar, lemon juice into a sauce and bring up to a boil.
  2. Then pour over your cut watermelon and add the fresh thyme.

Project Management: Summit F&B
Photography: Carlos Garcia // Food Styling: Peg Blackley

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