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Kerala Style Chicken Wings


Chicken wings, kerala style- it’s spicy, flavorful and finger licking good…

I made these chicken wings specially for my parents, that explains why I ended up making Kerala style chicken wings. Chicken wings are marinated in Indian spices and baked to perfection. They are then stir fried till browned, this is a dry dish and can be served as it is or with rotis.


Kerala Style Chicken Wings
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Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 15
For marinating chicken wings
  • Chicken wings- 15
  • Ginger-Garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • Chili powder- 1½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 2 tsp
  • Fennel powder- ½ tsp
  • Ground pepper- ½ tsp
  • Salt- ¾ tsp
For stir frying baked chicken wings
  • Coconut oil- 2 tbsp
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Whole cardamom- 2
  • Whole cloves- 1
  • Whole cinnamon- 2 inch slice
  • Ginger, chopped- 2 inch slice
  • Garlic, chopped- 3 cloves
  • Green chilies, chopped- 3
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Onion, sliced- 1
  • Vinegar- 1 tbsp
  • Ground pepper- ¼ tsp
  • Cilantro, chopped- 2 handfuls
  • Salt- to taste
  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken wings with all the above mentioned ingredients 'for marinating chicken wings'. Let marinate for 1 hr.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 F or 200 C.
  3. Spread the marinated chicken wings on a baking sheet.
  4. Spray non-stick cooking oil spray over the chicken wings.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes, after that flip it over and bake for another 10 more minutes.
  6. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and keep aside.
  7. Place a saucepan over medium heat, add coconut oil and let it turn hot.
  8. Add bay leaves, whole cardamom, whole cloves and whole cinnamon, saute for a few seconds till they turn golden in color.
  9. Add chopped ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves, saute till they turn golden brown in color,
  10. Add sliced onion, season with salt and stir fry till onion turn golden brown in color.
  11. Add the baked chicken wings, stir fry for a minute.
  12. Add vinegar and stir fry.
  13. Add ground pepper and cilantro.
  14. Stir fry over high heat for a few minutes till chicken wings turn slightly browned.
  15. Remove the pan from the heat.
  16. Serve the chicken wings while its warm. This is a dry dish, if needed you can serve with your favorite dipping sauce.



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