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Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Wings

Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Wings

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  • Makes: 24 to 30 servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Bake 30 mins

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These chicken wings, sweetly glazed with pineapple juice, ketchup and soy sauce, are fun appetizers to serve at tailgate parties and potlucks.


  • 2 1/2 pounds chicken wings (12 to 15 wings)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup catsup
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce


  1. Cut off and discard wing tips from chicken wings. Cut each wing at joint to make 2 sections.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine flour, garlic salt, and lemon pepper seasoning; coat chicken pieces with flour mixture.
  3. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet; add coated chicken pieces and cook until browned, turning occasionally.
  4. Remove chicken from skillet and arrange pieces in a shallow baking dish.
  5. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, vinegar, pineapple juice, catsup, and soy sauce; heat to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Pour over chicken.
  6. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven about 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, turning pieces over after 15 minutes. Makes 24 to 30 pieces.

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