Tamarind Chicken Wings are easy to make and finger-licking delicious. Seasoned with tamarind and garlic, they’re a mouthwatering appetizer or main dish the whole family will love.
I thawed out a tray of chicken wings this afternoon planning to prepare them Filipino-style with a marinade of lemon juice, minced garlic, and freshly ground pepper but when I opened the fridge, I couldn’t find the two pieces of lemon I thought we had. When asked, G admitted to using them to spruce up his iced tea.
No problem. Vinegar would do. But when I opened the pantry, I couldn’t find the ¼ bottle of white vinegar I thought we had. When asked, G admitted to using it with water to mop the kitchen floor. Now there’s a problem.
I stood in front of the pantry for a long while and rummaged through the spices and supplies, unwilling to give up on images of crisp-fried chicken wings in my head. Viola! I found packages of tamarind base powder I keep for sinigang soups and thus borne these delectable tamarind wings.
Necessity really is the mother of invention. If you’re looking for a quick appetizer that packs amazing flavor, these wings take less than 30 minutes and a four-ingredient seasoning blend to make yet turn out so finger-licking, lip-smacking delicious!