Sweet and Sour Sesame Chicken Wings

Sweet and Sour Sesame Chicken Wings

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These hot and sticky chicken wings are flavored with Chinese ingredients and you will love the perfectly balanced flavor. These are beautiful with noodles or rice, and veggies.


  • 5 pounds (2 1/4 kg) chicken wings
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup (60g) cornstarch
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • Oil, for sautéing
  • Sesame seeds
  • Salt and black pepper (optional)

For the Sauce:

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) ketchup
  • 1/2 cup (100g) brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F or 175 degrees C.
  2. Combine the sauce ingredients and warm it through for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Whisk the garlic powder into the beaten egg.
  4. Dip the chicken wings in the cornstarch to coat evenly, adding a pinch each of salt and pepper if you like.
  5. Dip the coated chicken in beaten egg mixture then brown in a skillet with a little oil.
  6. When browned, transfer the wings into a baking dish.
  7. Pour half of the sauce over the chicken.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes.
  9. Turn the wings every 10 minutes and add more sauce every now and then.
  10. Sprinkle with some sesame seeds and bake for another 5 minutes.

Keywords: sweet sour chicken wings