Szechuan Chicken Wings fall into the fun food category. Actually all chicken wing recipes fall into that fun food, bar food, appetizer category. Szechuan Chicken Wings may not be the healthiest food choice, but it is a wonderfully flavorful and satisfying menu option – once in a while – in my house.
Szechuan Chicken Wings combine great sweet and spicy flavors that can be adjusted to taste. This recipe is definitely a crowd pleaser. You will definitely need to have lots of napkins and cool beverages around when you make this Szechuan Chicken Wings.
I might add – these chicken wings could be addicting.
- 12 to 15 Chicken wings
- 1 to 2 teaspoons Dry chili flakes
- 1 Orange
- 5 slices of Ginger
- 1 teaspoon Minced garlic
- 2 (chopped) Green onion
- 1 to 2 teaspoons Honey
- 1/4 cup Light soy sauce
- 2 to 3 tablespoons Sesame oil
- 2 teaspoons Corn starch
- Grate about 2 teaspoons of orange peel, and juice the orange to make about 1/3 cup of orange juice.
- Mix the orange peel, juice, ginger, garlic, green onion, soy sauce, sesame oil, honey, and red chili flakes. Mix well, and then evenly coat the chicken wings.
- Let it stand for 30 to 45 minutes The longer the better – over night if you wish.
- In a large frying pan, add 3 tablespoon of oil, and turn heat on medium-high. Add in the chicken wings and reserve the sauce. Fry one side of the chicken wing for 7 to 10 minutes. Flip and fry the other side of the chicken wing.
- Cook until the chicken wings are browned.
- Take the chicken sauce and boil in a small pot. Add the corn starch to thicken. Serve this with the chicken wings.
Note: You can adjust the chili pepper in this recipe depending on how spicy you want your chicken wings. This is a fantastic chicken wing recipe to make for your family or for when you are entertaining guests.