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Deep-Fried Chicken Wings Recipe

Deep-Fried Chicken Wings Recipe

A soy sauce mixture with sesame seeds and green onion adds flavor to these deep-fried wings. My mom got the recipe from a friend in Vancouver, British Columbia and passed it on to me. My husband just loves chicken wings, and these are by far his favorite. -Tami McLean, Brampton, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 15 chicken wings (about 3 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 5 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • Oil for deep-fat frying


  • 1. Cut chicken wings into three sections; discard wing tip section.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the cornstarch, flour, sugar, sesame seeds and salt. Combine the eggs, oil and sou sauce; gradually whisk into dry ingredients until blended. Stir in onions. Add chicken wings and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  • 3. Remove wings and discard the batter. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1-1/2 in. of oil to 375°. Fry wings, 8-10 at a time, for 5-6 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Uncooked chicken wing sections (wingettes) may be substituted for whole chicken wings.

Reviews for Deep-Fried Chicken Wings

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Reviewed Jun. 29, 2016

"Just made this for the family, and it was a hit all the way around. So amazing, kids just wanted more and more. My husband even suggested we cook all our chicken this way. Super simple with lots of flavor. I didn't have any sesame seeds, so i made with out and it was still so flavorful; i also only marinated for two hours since my family was hungry. The batter was very light and more asian style; not as thick as kfc or pop eyes american style batter. I will definitely be making more of this very soon "

Reviewed May. 22, 2015

"OMG! I felt like I'd died and gone to heaven! This was THE BEST fried wings I've ever tasted. I followed the recipe exactly as written. If you're looking for a KFC, grandma's fried chicken or a spicy type wing this is not the recipe for you. But if you want a juicy, tender and full of flavor wing this IS the recipe for you!!!!"

Reviewed Mar. 20, 2014

"IT'S A HIT! I had to join and give my review to this delicious recipe. Thank you for sharing it. My family and friends loved it. They ate it all! I made and cooked it just the way it is and it turned out great. I will be cooking it again."

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2014

"I'm Marinating Wright Know! It smells Totally Delicious!Thanks Awesome Recipe!"

Reviewed Jun. 24, 2013

"This is one of my favorite and one of the best chicken wing recipes I've ever tasted! Definitely a keeper!"

Reviewed Aug. 13, 2011

"I can see why this won a contest. It was very delicious! WOW! I left out the sesame seeds and onion. The breading was very light."

Reviewed Nov. 7, 2010

"AWESOME!! First time making fried ckn wings at home & my family really likes this recipe. I left out the onions & sesame seeds though."

Reviewed Mar. 5, 2010

"This is so far the best wings I've ever made!"

Reviewed Aug. 26, 2008

"About 1 1/2 tsp. five spice will give the chicken wings an oriental taste that is really good."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer