Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

"This recipe came from a group of ministers wives in Idaho about 20 years ago."
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  • Heat 1/2" of oil in frying pan.
  • Dip chicken parts first in eggs and then in cornstarch.
  • Brown both sides in hot oil.
  • Place in single layer in large baking dish.
  • Heat sauce ingredients in pan until sugar and bouillon cubes have melted.
  • Pour sauce over chicken pieces in dish.
  • Bake in 375° oven for 45 min to 1 hour.
  • Turn over wings 1/2 way through cooking time.

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  1. Crafty Lady 13
    I made these for a July 4th cookout and followed the recipe as written, except that I made these in a crockpot. I prepared the chicken as you would for the oven, but I layered the wings in my oval crockpot and then poured the sauce over the wings. I cooked then on low for 8 1/2 hours and they turned out perfectly. They were a big hit at the cookout and were gone almost immediately. Made for ZWT4 Family Picks.
  2. ForeverMama
    This is a perfect dish to serve for a party! We had it for a weeknight dinner and it serves well with rice to sop up the sauce (kinda-of a cousin to General Gau's chicken). It wasn't fully crunchy due to it baking with the sauce, but resulted in more of a sticky finger chicken with a slightly crisp texture. Thanks so much, Lavender Lynn for sharing. Made it for FYC.
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  3. Peter J
    Yum, beautiful blend of flavors yet so simple to put together. I can't really think of many more compliments to add that other reviewers haven't already covered other than to say it's probably also the ultimate in a budget meal as well. A real restaurant quality meal for the cost of a cheeseburger! It was amazing served along with rice and a couple of steamed vegies.
  4. Karen in Kansas
    Oh my! These were SO yummy! Made these exactly as written and they were awesome! Perfect for a "takeout" dinner at home! Served with rice and eggrolls. Will definately be making this one again! Thanks so much for the wonderful recipe!
  5. Chef Slick
    Always a hit every time. Love this recipe


  1. LINDA H.
    I gotta tell you..instead of chicken wings i used cut up pork tenderloin. I made the sauce exactly as the recipe says but with the pork and it was fantastic. I too served it with rice and my father who is hard to please thought it was great too. Thanks for the recipe. I will be making it again. I will also try it with the chicken. Fantastic.
  2. KaraRN
    WOW!!!!! YOU HAVE GOTTA TRY THIS!!I can't believe this hasn't had more ratings! At my house, I fix everyone's first plate and then they are on thier own after that. I make my DD's first, followed by DH, then DS's and mine. I just gave DD her plate and turned to make DH, and she starts saying "I give it a 10!, I give it a 10!" This was enjoyed by all here. DH even gave it the full 5. This is saying a whole lot coming from my very picky eaters!I did substitute cut up chicken breast for the wing pieces as that is the only part of the chicken DH will eat. Thanks for posting! Made for 1-2-3 hit wonders 2007D.



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