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Tamarind Chicken Wings in a brown-paper lined basket
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Tamarind Chicken Wings

Tamarind Chicken Wings are easy to make and finger-licking delicious. Seasoned with tamarind and garlic, they're a mouthwatering appetizer or main dish the whole family will love.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 356kcal


  • 2 pound chicken wings
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind base powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • canola oil


  • Trim tips from chicken wings and cut into flats and drumettes. Wash well, drain well, and pat dry.
  • In a pan over medium heat, heat about 2-inch deep of oil.
  • In a bowl, combine chicken, tamarind powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Massage on the wings until fully coated.
  • Carefully add seasoned chicken wings into the hot oil and cook, turning as needed, until crisp and cook through.
  • With a slotted spoon, remove from oil and drain on a wire rack. Serve immediately.


No need to marinate! Fry the chicken as soon as they're seasoned with the tamarind mixture.


Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 674mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg