Nani's Mango Chicken Wings

by Madiha Vaid

Chicken wings are an all time favourite! With this recipe, you can either bake the chicken wings, or AirFry it. Both ways taste delicious. This recipe is an all time family favourite. Try it and comment below!


Prep Time : 2 hours (marinate)

Cook time : 15-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Med Spicy

Mango Chicken Wings



2.5 lb chicken wings

5 tbsp Nani’s Achar Mango Pickle

1 tbsp Ginger

1 tbsp Garlic 

2 tbsp olive oil or butter

2 tbsp Yogurt + 3 Tbsp

Salt to taste


Oven Method:

Step 1

Take the chicken wings in a bowl. Rub with salt and set aside for ten minutes.

Step 2

Blend Nani’s Achar Mango Pickle, along with ginger, garlic, olive oil and 2 tbsp yogurt in a blender.

Step 3

Pour blended marinade on top of chicken and add remaining 3 tbsp yogurt. Mix well. 

Step 4

Cover bowl or transfer chicken wings into a large zip-lock bag, seal and refrigerate for two hours, or overnight. 

Step 5

Preheat the oven to 400º C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

Step 6

Place marinated chicken wings on parchment paper, reserving the marinade. 

Step 7

Put the tray into a preheated oven and bake for 30 mins, turn, baste, and then bake for another 10-15 minutes, basting with some marinade as required. 

Step 8 

Serve hot with Nani’s Achar Mango Aioli or your favourite dipping sauce

Notes: For extra crispy wings, bake the wings for only 30 minutes, turn, lower the oven temperature to the "keep warm" setting (170 degrees F), and keep the wings in the oven for 30-60 more minutes.


AirFryer Method

This recipe can also be made in an AirFryer. Follow the recipe until Step 4. 

Step 5

Preheat the air fryer to 390 degrees. Spray the basket with cooking spray.

Step 6

Arrange the wings in an even layer with the skin side up. Air Fry the wings, turning and basting every 5 minutes for about 15 minutes or until the wings are crispy and brown. 

Cooking time will vary based on air fryer and size of wings, but may take up to 20 minutes.

Step 7 

Serve hot with Nani’s Achar Mango Aioli or your favourite dipping sauce