Grilled Shitto Wings

    Grilled Shitto wings are basically chicken wings, grilled then coated or dipped in a shitto sauce.

    What Is Shitto?

    Shitto is a word for pepper in Ga, a Ghanaian language from Accra. Although the word for pepper differs according to various native languages, Shitto is commonly used for the hot pepper sauce peculiar to Ghanaian cuisine.

    Shitto sauce consists primarily of dried fish, vegetable oil, ginger, prawns, tomatoes, garlic, pepper, and spices. Grilled spicy shitto wings are loved for the spicy yet juicy flavors the shitto sauce brings to it.

    How To Make Grilled Shitto Wings

    To make this delicious grilled shitto wings, season chicken wings with black pepper and salt, place in a large resealable plastic bag. Add remaining ingredients into a food processor and mix well.

    Add sauce into the bag with the chicken wings, seal and coat. Marinate at least 3 hours. In a large fry pan sauté wings on medium-low 30 minutes. Serve with a side salad or grilled vegetables.

    Here is a quicker and printable recipe that shows you how to make Grilled Shitto Wings. Enjoy!

    Grilled Shitto Wings

    Grilled Spicy Shitto Wings

    Avatar photoJennifer Ezeokoli
    GrilledSpicy Shitto wings are basically chicken wing, grilled then coated or dipped in ashitto sauce. Shitto is a word for pepper in Ga, a Ghanaian language fromAccra.
    Prep Time 40 minutes
    Cook Time 30 minutes
    Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
    Course Appetizer, Side Dish
    Cuisine Ghanaian
    Calories 181 kcal


    • 1 pound chicken wings flats and drumettes
    • 2 tbsp shitto sauce
    • 2 tbsp vegetable / Olive Oil
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp pepper
    • 2 tbsp soy sauce optional
    • 1 lime


    • Cut,trim and wash chicken wings properly, pat with a paper towel.
    • Place in a plastic bag, sprinkle with salt,vegetable/olive oil, pepper, a dash of fresh lime juice, and soy sauce.
    • Mix well till everything is coated, set aside to marinate for about an hour.
    • Prepare a grill for medium heat or a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees.
    • Place on the grill rack or baking tray (makesure it is greased) and place in the oven/grill.
    • Let it grill for about 30 minutes flipping halfway through, until skin is golden brown.
    • Take it out of the oven/grill, place in a tray.
    • Using the shitto sauce, coat properly and evenly.
    • Place back in the oven/grill, reduce the heatand leave for another 10 minutes.
    • Take it out, garnish with desired herbs and vegetables. Enjoy.


    Calories: 181kcal
    Keyword Grilled Spicy Shitto Wings, Shitto Sauce, Spicy
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