Tamarind chicken wings
Tamarind is a wonderful ingredient that gives dishes a slightly sweet-tart flavour. In this Air Fried Chicken Wings recipe the chicken wings are air fried and then served with the rich tamarind sauce and a lime dipping sauce. Serve as part of a shared meal.
Sweet and spicy deliciousness with every bite of these flavorful chicken wings made so quickly and easily in the air fryer! The chicken comes out so tender, juicy, and tasty!
I have made these delicious Air Fried Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings back to back in a matter of days in our house as it’s so good! Even my husband who is not a “chicken wings” fan at all totally enjoyed these and told me it’s a keeper. That is when I know a dish is a winner!
- Chicken wings : 2lbs
- Tamarind : 2oz
- Chopped shallots : 1/2 cup
- Brown sugar : 3 tbsp
- Chili powder : 2 tsp
- Mushroom seasoning : 1 tbsp
- Fish sauce : 3 tbsp
- Black pepper : 1/2 tbsp
- Corn starch : 3 tbsp
- Salt : 1/2 tsp
- Olive oil : 2 tbsp
- Chopped garlic : 1/3 cup
- Fresh chili : 1
- Water : 1 cup
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How to make Tamarind Air Fried Chicken Wings ? :
Clean the chicken wings then soak in this mixture of 1/2 cup vinegar, 1 tbsp salt and 3 cups of water for about 5 minutes. Drain and coat with 3 tablespoons of corn starch and 1/2 tsp of salt.
Air Fried at 400 Fahrenheit degrees for 20 minutes, make sure to flip the wings after 15 minutes then continue to air Fried for another 5 minutes
Add 2 oz of tamarind into a bowl, follow by a cup of hot water and smash the tamarind down with a spoon, then strain through a sieve (siv).
Then add chopped shallots to the tamarind sauce, follow by the sugar, chili powder, mushroom seasoning, fish sauce, black pepper and mix well.
Heat up 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a pan, add in the chopped garlic and the fresh chili, stir until golden brown then add in the tamarind sauce mixture, cook the sauce until boiled and add in the air Fried chicken wings.
Stir until the sauce is thicken and all the wings are coated with the sauce
Garnish with some thin slices of jalapeño and a touch of chopped cilantro if you like.
Enjoy your Air Fried Chicken Wings !