Spicy Chile Wings

Singapore

Preparation info

  • Makes

    16

    Chicken Wings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

These spicy wings reflect Singapore’s incredible ethnic diversity. Five-spice powder is a Chinese flavoring, while the ketjap manis (sweet soy sauce) comes from Indonesia. The frying of the spice paste is characteristic of Malaysian and nonya (“grandmother”) cooking, but the place where I actually sampled the wings was the Arab market. Frying the spice paste creates a complex flavor that will make these some of the best wings you’ve ever tasted.

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