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Ike's Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Chef-owner Andy Ricker, who takes annual trips to Southeast Asia, first tried fish sauce wings at a roadside stand in Saigon seven years ago. He scribbled down his guess at the ingredients on a paper napkin, which he carried with him until Pok Pok opened.

Pok Pok • Portland, OR

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 Servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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1/2 c
asian fish sauce
1/2 c
superfine sugar
4 clove
garlic, 2 crushed and 2 minced
3 lb
chicken wings, split at the drumettes
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil, plus more for frying
1 c
cornstarch
1 Tbsp
chopped cilantro
1 Tbsp
chopped mint

How to Make Ike's Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a bowl, whisk the fish sauce, sugar and crushed garlic. Add the wings and toss to coat.

    Refrigerate for 3 hours, tossing the wings occasionally.
  • 2Heat the 2 tablespoons of oil in a small skillet. Add the minced garlic; cook over moderate heat until golden, 3 minutes.

    Drain on paper towels.
  • 3In a large pot, heat 2 inches of oil to 350°.

    Pat the wings dry on paper towels; reserve the marinade.

    Put the cornstarch in a shallow bowl, add the wings and turn to coat.

    Fry the wings in batches until golden and cooked through, about 10 minutes.

    Drain on paper towels and transfer to a bowl.
  • 4In a small saucepan, simmer the marinade over moderately high heat until syrupy, 5 minutes.

    Strain over the wings and toss.

    Top with the cilantro, mint and fried garlic and serve.

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About Ike's Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Vietnamese




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