Around the World in 7 Chicken Wings

We took a spin around the globe (think Morocco, India, Greece and more) to reinvent this classic party food seven ways.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©© 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©© 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©© 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©© 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©© 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©© 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©© 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©© 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Irresistible Global Flavors

Chicken wings are always a crowd-pleaser at a party, but Buffalo style and with barbecue sauce aren't your only options — in fact, wings' crispy skin and tender meat make them quite the blank canvas for a whole host of flavorings. To dial up the volume on your game-day wings spread this year, consider the vibrant flavors found around the world. Moroccan harissa, coconut curry, Greek souvlaki and more take the finger food into exciting territories.

Photography by Matt Armendariz

Moroccan Harissa Chicken Wings

These baked chicken wings are coated in flavorful, mildly spicy harissa, a North African condiment with a beautiful brick-red color. Tossing the wings with baking powder before cooking produces extra-crispy skin without frying. For larger chicken wings, simply cook them an additional 5 to 10 minutes, until the desired level of crispiness is reached.

Get the Recipe: Moroccan Harissa Chicken Wings

West African Spicy Peanut Chicken Wings

The spicy, savory flavors of chicken mafe, a West African specialty, inspire the sauce that coats these flavorful wings. Frying the wings twice — first at a lower temperature and once again at a high one — creates super-crispy skin. To get a head start on a party, you can fry the wings the first time the day before, freeze the wings overnight, then fry them again just before serving.

Get the Recipe: West African Spicy Peanut Chicken Wings

Indonesian Coconut Curry Chicken Wings

These wings (made aromatic by lemongrass, lime and ginger) are poached in coconut milk until tender before getting fried until crisp. A dipping sauce made with the marinade reinforces the flavors of the herbs and spices, while a quick-pickle salad offers a bright contrast to the wings.

Get the Recipe: Indonesian Coconut Curry Chicken Wings

Greek Souvlaki Chicken Wings

Marinated in wine, lemon juice and herbs, these juicy chicken wings are grilled until lightly charred and tender. A cooling yogurt sauce flecked with dill and garlic brightens them up.

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Argentinian Chimichurri Chicken Wings

A bright chimichurri sauce adds freshness to chicken wings marinated in fragrant paprika and lightly charred on the grill. Sliced avocado served alongside helps cool you down between bites.

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Filipino Adobo Chicken Wings

Chicken wings taste great when cooked adobo style — braised in a marinade of vinegar, soy sauce and spices. The banana ketchup, a homemade version of the traditional Filipino store-bought condiment, complements the savory wings with its chutney-like sour-and-sweet flavor.

Get the Recipe: Filipino Adobo Chicken Wings

Extra-Crispy Indian Spiced Chicken Wings

A spicy marinade of chiles, garlic and ginger adds huge flavor to these Indian-inspired chicken wings, and dredging them in chickpea flour creates a shatteringly crisp crust. Serve with a cooling cucumber raita.

Get the Recipe: Extra-Crispy Indian Spiced Chicken Wings

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