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!

Hot & Sweet Chicken Wings
Prep Time
10 mins
Cooking Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Course: Starter
Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Servings: 4
For Chicken Wings Marination:
  • 300 gm Chicken wings with skin on
  • 1 ½ Tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 Tsp soy sauce
  • ¼ Tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1 Tsp lemon juice
  • ½ Tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
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
  • 1 Tbsp cornflour mixed with 2 tbsp water
  • Salt to taste
To Fry Chicken:
  1. Take 300 gm chicken wings with their skin on.
  2. 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.
  3. Now add some salt to taste and mix it such that each piece of chicken gets a good coat of the marinade.
  4. Marinate chicken for at least 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  5. 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.
  6. Take a large plastic bag and pour the flour mix in it. Add all the chicken wings one by one in the bag.
  7. 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.
  8. Shake off the excess flour from the chicken wings and take them out on a plate.
  9. Heat some oil in a deep pan to fry the chicken pieces.
  10. Fry few chicken wings at a time till they become golden brown from all sides. Do not forget to flip the pieces while frying.
  11. Fry all the chicken wings and keep them aside.
To Make Sauce:
  1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add 1 & 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste and sauté it for a min.
  2. 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.
  3. Add the cornflour slurry (1 tbsp cornflour mixed in 2 tbsp water) to the pan. Ensure constant stirring to avoid any lumps in it.
  4. Pour 1/4 cup water little at a time till you get a sauce of smooth consistency.
  5. Add 1 pinch of red food color mixed in 1 tsp water.
  6. Now, add some salt to taste and 2 tbsp honey.
  7. 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.
  8. Hot & Sweet chicken wings are now ready to be served. Enjoy!

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