Sticky Strawberry Fried Chicken Wings

November 17, 2021

Sticky strawberry fried chicken wings are easy to make and always a crowd pleaser!
These double fried chicken wings are juicy and succulent serve with sticky strawberry sauce, perfect as party finger food. 
Fried chicken wings

Strawberry and Chicken wings.

I must say, this is not a common combination.

We know of Lemon Chicken, Korean Fried Chicken, but strawberry and fried chicken? 
I was like you, very sceptical at first.

I had my first sticky strawberry fried chicken wings when my daughter and I were in London in 2018.

It was more of strawberry glaze chicken wings. 
So I thought of re-create similar but with real strawberries to coat the succulent twice fried chicken wings.

 fried chicken wings, fresh strawberries and strawberry sauce

How to make sticky  Strawberry sauce for Chicken Wings?

This strawberry sauce can be prepared a day or two ahead of time.
Keep them refrigerated in an airtight container.

 macerate strawberry
1. Wash and cut strawberries into pieces.
Leave the strawberries to macerate in sugar for at least 15 minutes

 mix spices for strawberry chicken wings

2. Next get all the spices ready.

 cook macerated strawberry in a pot

3. Pour strawberry puree into a pot.

 Add spices to strawberry sauce

4. Add cayenne pepper, salt, garlic powder, sweet paprika

 Add honey to strawberry sauce

5. Add honey

 cook until strawberry sauce reaches 104C

6. Cook on low heat until strawberry mixture reaches 104C or until sauce thicken.

 an optional step to strain strawberry sauce

7. This step is optional, you can either strain the strawberry sauce to have a nice shiny glaze when coating the chicken or coat the deep fried chicken wings with whole strawberry sauce (un-strained)

How to Fry Chicken Wings?

  marinate chicken wings with salt and pepper

1. Wash, separate wings from drumette.
Then pat those chicken wing dry with kitchen paper.
Add salt and pepper.

 coat chicken wings with mixture of tapioca flour and corn flour

2. Add tapioca flour, cornflour, salt and pepper in a bag.

Then add chicken wings. Make sure to clip the bag so the flour mixture will not spew.

Shake the bag until the chicken wings are fully coated with flour.

shake off the excess flour off the chicken wings

3.Shake off excess flour.

  Deep fry chicken wings

4.Heat up oil in a wok.
Fry the chicken wings batches by batches, until pale golden brown in colour.
Scoop the chicken with slotted spoon.

 fry chicken wings twice

5. Fry the chicken pieces for the second time, to get that crisps and juicy bites.

How to make strawberry chicken wings?

 mix chicken wings with strawberry sauce

Mix the strawberry sauce with deep fried chicken wings and serve immediately.

sticky strawberry chicken wings recipe


How long can I keep these fried chicken wings for?

These fried chicken wings are best eaten on the day.

However, sometimes fried chicken can be a bit too much, you must refrigerate the leftover in an air tight container or place in a glass container and cover with cling plastic wrap.

Take the chicken wings out of the refrigerator at least an hour before consuming.

You may warm these chicken wings in a microwave.

 strawberry fried chicken

Video on How to Fry Chicken Wings with Strawberry sauce

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Fried chicken wings are easy to make and always turn out great, perfect for party finger food.  Chicken wings are coated in cornflour and tapioca flour that makes them gluten free deep fried chicken wings thus deep fried these wings to golden brown perfection.  This fried chicken wings recipe delivers a wonderful batch of perfectly fried chicken wings, for tossing in delicious sticky strawberry sauce.   Perfect, when you have that craving for some delicious fried chicken!


  1. Where is the ground ginger used? It’s listed as an ingredient but not in the directions. Can this be made with Splenda instead of sugar?

    1. Thank you for spotting my mistake.
      Recipe updated :)

      I have not used splenda before, so I can't comment on that. Sorry :(


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