Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Spicy Fried Wings

Chicken wings and frying? I don't know about you, I must admit wings are my fav. All time fav. Nevermind if wings are sinful (Grilled Chicken Wings) Fats and skin within this part of the chicken? I know. Still, I can't simply resist. I need my fix of wings every now and then. Moreover, this frying matter to cooking? You tell me (Cauliflower Fritters, Mushroom Rolls, Crispy Fried Okra & Kerala Fish Fry)? Shall we not speak about frying matter anymore? I think we shouldn't. Much has already been said in my previous recipes (Fried Shrimp Wantons & Tuna Cutlets)? Unless of course you are one of those who are really health conscious, perhaps grilling or baking will be perfection for healthiness for you (Grilled Salmon, Grilled Spicy Prawns, Baked Cornflakes Chicken, Curried Roast Chicken & Spicy Grilled Fish). So anyway, what's with these Spicy Chicken Wings? Wings marinated in herbs and chillies paste, cornflour and rice flour,  and obviously, fried to utmost crispy crunchy skin and tender meat inside. Bye my darlings!!

3 chicken wings - halve at the joints
1 tbsp chilli powder (or as needed)
1 tsp corn flour
1 tsp rice flour
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

To blend/ground for a thick paste
4 shallots
1 inch fresh turmeric/kunyit (or turmeric powder)
1 lemon grass
2 red chillies 

Marinate wings with the blended paste and the rest of the ingredients except oil.
Gently poke wings all over with a fork so that the marination will sip through.  
Marinate for at least 4 hours. 
(note; will be good to place wings in the fridge to keep fresh)
Bring out and deep fry.
Drain off excess oil and serve with sour cream/yoghurt (optional) while still piping hot.


  1. These look so tasty, wish I had been there to try these. The different flours you used do look like they gave it a nice crispness-yum! I will need to try this version. Have a great day!

  2. Mmmm, yes please! They look so perfectly juicy and packed with flavor!

  3. oh la la ...
    it is finger licking good ..
    chef wan also need to come to ur house after the KFC commercial..

  4. Yummy... just wondering what's the best way to make sure that the chicken it not too hard or overcooked?

  5. I like the crispy part of chicken wings.
    the cooling dip of yogurt perfectly goes with this double spicy chicken.

  6. Mmmm hot wings...the name itself makes me drool! I LOVE wings, the spicier the better (and the crispier the better!). :) These sound amazing!

  7. Another mouth watering dish! It's the type of dish all men of the family can't wait to go home to.

  8. Ooo, I want to make this with tofu or seitan! And I love the cilantro garnish!

  9. This is what I love about south east asian chicken wing,the blended ingredients is so flavorful,,,YUM !!

  10. Wonderful flavour take on fried chicken - never seen it look so appetising :)

    Choc Chip Uru

  11. flavourful chicken wings lovely snack

  12. Mmmmm....nice nice. But kena puasa right now. The boy kena HMFD

  13. i luv wings..Luv to try this spicy malaysian version..

  14. The wings are my favorite parts of the chicken too! Love this spicy Malaysian way of frying them! YUM!

  15. I love the charred bits outside!

  16. this is gorgeous...fried or not...i don't care. it looks brilliantly yummy!

  17. i love love chicken wing how long that i didnt had chicken wing >.<

  18. I love baked chicken wings especially the slightly charred / caramelized parts. Doubling the spice and adding lemon grass are both fantastic idea Nava! :)

  19. So crisp and flavorful! Let me get a napkin and I'm ready to dig in :)

  20. This looks amazing I will eat it all.


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