Chinese-style fried chicken wings

Chinese-style fried chicken wings


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About this recipe: This is my recipe for jar doo chicken wings, a Chinese buffet item available in the US/Canada. They are crispy, slightly sweet, slighty salty and amazingly addictive.

Tina Spencer

Serves: 2 

  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 dessertspoon finely chopped fresh root ginger
  • 1 tablespoon dry gin
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 dessertspoon caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 680g chicken wings, tips removed and wings cut in half at joint
  • 1 litre vegetable oil for deep frying

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:30min marinating  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Whisk together the soy sauce, ginger, gin, water, sugar and salt in a small bowl. Arrange wings in a single layer in baking dish. Pour the soy sauce mixture over the wings. Allow wings to marinate 30 minutes.
  2. Pour oil into a 2 litre saucepan; heat oil to 190 degrees C. Drain and discard marinade from wings. Cook wings in batches in heated oil until brown and no longer pink on inside, 10 to 15 minutes. Drain cooked wings on kitchen towels before serving.

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