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Wendy's Thai Wings

February  4, 2021
2 Ratings
Photo by Wendy Harmon
  • Prep time 12 hours
  • Cook time 30 hours
  • Serves 3
Author Notes

I miss going out to eat at ethnic restaurants and I love spicy food. This dish was inspired by a Thai restaurant in Portland OR, Pok Pok. Their wings are amazing, these are a bit spicier. This recipe calls for 1/2 cup cayenne, so beware! —Wendy Harmon

What You'll Need
  • 3 tablespoons Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Salt
  • 3 tablespoons Garlic powder
  • Dash Red chili flakes
  • 1/2 cup Rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Fish sauce
  • 1/4 Onion
  • 1 1/2 pieces Ginger
  • 1/2 cup Cayenne
  • 1/8 cup Fish sauce
  • 1/8 cup Sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon Rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 1/4 cup Sambal
  • 1 pound Wings
  • Rice flour, to coat.
  1. Mix the first six ingredients together in a large bowl, add a little warm water to dissolve, add wings. Cover and let brine in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
  2. Pat dry, then toss in a bit of rice flour, then brown over high heat. Set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°, and whizz together next 9 ingredients. Reserve some sauce for dipping, then toss the wings in the sauce.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes, flip, bake 10 minutes.

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4 Reviews

luvcookbooks February 8, 2021
This looks delicious, but the hand written and decorated recipe photo is ART!!
Wendy H. February 8, 2021
Thank you! I did a whole cookbook, but no idea how to get it published
meganvt01 February 5, 2021
Hello! Just wanted to make sure you saw our contest rules ( and that we would like to see the name and location of the restaurant that inspired your dish in the head note. Thanks!
Wendy H. February 5, 2021
Changed it :)