Sweet Wings with Apples, Prunes, Shallots & Basil

recipe for sticky wings with apples and shallots


  • 1200 g chicken wings (cut in 3)
  • 3 apples (cubed)
  • 150g prunes / 2 handfuls (halved)
  • 6 shallots (quartered)
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs Vegeta or other vegetable stock granules or salt (about 1½ tsp)
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • black peppercorns (freshly cracked)


  • oven proof dish – I used rectangular 23×27cm, 4 l Pyrex


  1. Place all ingredients in a baking dish and bake in 200°C (392°F) stirring occasionally until chicken is ready and crunchy.
  2. Serve with some baked potatoes or pasta on a side.

Makes 4 servings.

More recipe ideas calling for shallots:

Lamb steaks with shallots and red wine sauce by Greedy Gourmet.

Your thoughts…

  1. A marvellous & tasty chicken dish!

    It screams: EAT ME!!!!

  2. What fantastic flavors! it Looks delicious :)

  3. I’ve never had the combination apple and prunes for chicken wings. Looking yummy!

  4. Margo, I wonder how much sweetness the prunes and apples add to the chicken? it certainly delicious!

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