Phnom Penh Cambodian Fried Chicken Wings Recipe | 金邊炸雞翅

Phnom Penh Cambodian Fried Chicken Wings recipe NOMSS.COM VANCOUVER FOOD BLOG

I guess it’s fair to say that I have an obsession with chicken wings as like someone would over fried chicken. There’s this hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Vancouver that has been serving up some serious crack chicken wings for the past couple decades. Phnom Penh 金邊小館 is located in Chinatown and there is never a shortage of people lining up – a casual rainy weeknight will set you back at least 40 minutes. Yet we all happily comply! I think it’s partly because of their garlic butter sauce; and partly because of their crack dipping sauce that makes their wings so addictive!

To make these super delicious chicken wings at home a little healthier, I don’t use any powdered MSG. I substituted the umami flavour with a little fish sauce (I like using this one most) and sugar. I also replaced deep frying the chicken wings in hot oil with an air fryer (similar here).

 

Phnom Penh Cambodian Fried Chicken Wings recipe NOMSS.COM VANCOUVER FOOD BLOG

 

These chicken wings are dead easy to make. They are light and crispy! A little tangy and sweet! The skin has a nice sugary crunch! It’s almost magic! All you need is some five minutes of prep time and 25 minutes of cooking time in the Actifry (you barely even have to lift a finger! You can go and enjoy that glass of wine and Netflix).

 

Phnom Penh Cambodian Fried Chicken Wings recipe NOMSS.COM VANCOUVER FOOD BLOG

For the marinade, you will need a splash of fish sauce, sugar, corn starch, salt and pepper. For the dipping sauce you will need lime, white pepper powder and black pepper salt (I use Wu Hsing brand but you can find similar ones at any Asian supermarket). You can also use regular ground black pepper if you can’t find it. You can also add some BBQ spices for extra flavour!

I highly encourage you to make extra dipping sauce… you’ll want to double dip!

 

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Phnom Penh Cambodian Fried Chicken Wings recipe NOMSS.COM VANCOUVER FOOD BLOG

Phnom Penh Cambodian Fried Chicken Wings Recipe | Actifry Air Fryer

  • Author: Nancy
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 2 lbs 1x
  • Category: Chicken Wings
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: Cambodian

Description

Phnom Penh Cambodian style fried chicken wings recipe – light and crispy. Easy to make in 30 minutes. Actifry Air Fryer recipe.


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Ingredients

Chicken Wing Marinade 

  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 46 garlic (minced)
  • dash of salt and pepper

Dipping Sauce

  • 34 tbsp white pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp black pepper salt
  • 1 lime juice

Optional

  • 1 tbsp butter (for air fryer)
  • 1 stalk fine chopped green onions and cilantro for garnish

Instructions

Chicken Wings

  • In a large mixing bowl, mix fish sauce, sugar, salt and pepper, and minced garlic.
  • Add chicken wings, toss and let marinade in fridge for 20 minutes. (Longer is ok too)
  • In a large bowl, place corn starch and coat the chicken wings. Shake off excess flour.
  • Add 1 tbsp of butter if you want that extra garlic butter flavour. For a healthier version, you do not need to add any oil. The chicken wings will give off enough oil for cooking.
  • Using a pair of tongs, add the chicken wings to the air fryer pan.
  • Turn on Actifry and set timer to 25 minutes.
  • Enjoy that glass of wine and come back with the timer beeps.
  • On a rack or paper towels, let the chicken wings rest for a few minutes. Be careful – the chicken wings are VERY HOT straight out of the air fryer! You do not want to burn your tongue!

Dipping Sauce

  • In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, white pepper powder and black pepper salt. You will want enough pepper so that the lime juice turn into a grey-ish colour.

Dip your wings in that peppery lime sauce and enjoy!


Notes

If you do not have an air fryer you can bake the chicken wings for 45 minutes at 420F. Flipping every 20 to 30 mins.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2

Keywords: chicken wings, air fryer, actifry, phnom phen, cambodian style, 金邊, 炸雞翅, 金邊炸雞翅

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