Hot wings at Smitty's Wings & Things in Stockton, CA as seen on Food Network's Diner's, Drive-Ins, and Dives, episode DV2410.
Recipe courtesy of Smitty's Wings and Things

Thai Sweet and Sour Wings

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 50 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 18 to 24 wings



Special equipment:
a deep fryer with lid or a Dutch oven
  1. Mix the sweet chili sauce, rice vinegar, fish sauce, ginger, garlic powder, garlic and pepper in a mixing bowl with a whisk until the ingredients are incorporated; set aside.
  2. Fill a fryer or large Dutch oven with oil according to the manufacturer's instructions; heat the oil to 350 degrees F. Working in 2 batches, carefully drop the chicken wings into the fryer, and cover it with a lid. Fry the wings until they are golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a clean bowl. Drizzle the Thai sweet-and-sour sauce over the wings.

Cook’s Note

You can make the sauce up to two days in advance; keep refrigerated.