Hot & Sweet Chicken Wings

Try this crispy hot and sweet chicken wings recipe at home. When crispy fried chicken pieces are mixed with hot and sweet sauce, you get a perfect snack for the party!


For Chicken Wings Marination:

  • 300 gm Chicken wings with skin on
  • 1 ½ Tsp ginger garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tsp soy sauce
  • ¼ Tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1 Tsp lemon juice
  • ½ Tsp red chili powder

To Coat the Chicken:

  • ¾ Cup cornflour
  • ½ Cup maida/ plain flour

For Sauce:

  • 1 ½ Tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ Tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1 Tsp soy sauce
  • ¼ Cup water
  • 1 Tsp red chili powder mixed with 1 tsp water
  • 1 Tsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp cornflour mixed with 2 tbsp water


To Fry Chicken:

  • Take 300 gm chicken wings with their skin on. 
  • Add 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 & 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1/4 tsp crushed black pepper, 1 tsp soy sauce,1/2 tsp red chili powder to the chicken. Give it a good mix.
  • Now add some salt to taste and mix it such that each piece of chicken gets a good coat of the marinade.
  • Marinate chicken for at least 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  • After 2 hours of marination, take 3/4 cup cornflour and 1/4 cup plain flour (maida) together. Add some salt to it and give it a mix. 
  • Take a large plastic bag and pour the flour mix in it. Add all the chicken wings one by one in the bag.
  • Hold and twist the top side of the bag such that some air gets trapped inside. Now, shake the bag well till all the chicken wings get a good coat of flour mix.
  • Shake off the excess flour from the chicken wings and take them out on a plate.
  • Heat some oil in a deep pan to fry the chicken pieces.
  • Fry few chicken wings at a time till they become golden brown from all sides. Do not forget to flip the pieces while frying.
  • Fry all the chicken wings and keep them aside.

To Make Sauce:

  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add 1 & 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste and sauté it for a min. 
  • Add 1 tsp red chili powder mixed in 1 tsp water, 1/4 tsp crushed black pepper, 1 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp soy sauce. Sauté this for a min or so. 
  • Add the cornflour slurry (1 tbsp cornflour mixed in 2 tbsp water) to the pan. Ensure constant stirring to avoid any lumps in it.
  • Pour 1/4 cup water little at a time till you get a sauce of smooth consistency.
  • Add 1 pinch of red food color mixed in 1 tsp water.
  • Now, add some salt to taste and 2 tbsp honey.
  • Sauce is now ready. Add fried chicken wings to the sauce and mix it well so that each piece gets a good coat of sauce around it.
  • Hot & Sweet chicken wings are now ready to be served. Enjoy!


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