Saturday, June 20, 2015

Sticky and Sweet Chili Chicken



3 pounds of chicken wings

1 small shallot finely chopped

6 cloves of garlic finely chopped

a bottle of store bought sweet chili sauce

chili flakes (optional)

vegetable oil or peanut oil for frying


8 ounces of rice flour (may sub with all purpose flour)

1 cup of cornstarch

garlic powder

onion powder

black pepper

white pepper



msg (optional)


1. Put your rice flour and corn starch into a brown paper bag. Add in your seasonings and mix well.
2. Place your chicken into the paper bag and toss to coat. Shake off the excess flour, and place your coated chicken on a wire rack.
3. Heat up your oil to 350 degrees. Fry your chicken in batches for about 7-8 minutes, being careful not to overcrowd your skillet. Drain your fried chicken on paper towels. Set aside.
4. On medium high heat, add in some oil, and cook your shallots until softened and brown. Add in your chopped garlic and cook until fragrant. Add in your chili flakes, if using.
5. Stir in your sweet chili sauce, taste for seasoning, and add 2 pinches of salt, if needed.
6. Turn the heat up, add in your chicken, and toss to coat in your sauce. Serve immediately.


  1. […] A day or so before one of my favorite Asian youtube cooks posted a video on her version of chicken wings. You can find her recipe HERE. […]

  2. This looks yummy! I will tell my mom to make it :D

  3. Can you tell her to make me some, too? :)

  4. Hi,

    I just read on your Asian fried chicken recipe NOT to shake in a plastic bag or any bag. You just mix the coating on the chicken into a bowl ! I think the paper bag is correct and quicker than the bowl. Very nice recipe, though. I love Thai food.


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