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1.5 kg chicken wings, cut in half at the joint, discard wing tips

2/3 cups light soy sauce (I used Kikkoman soy sauce)

3 tbs fish sauce

2/4 cups plain flour

1/4 cup cornflour

Rice bran oil or any cooking oil



1. Combine soy sauce and fish sauce in a large non-metallic bowl. Place  chicken pieces in a bowl and mix using your hands. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

2. Add the flour and cornflour to the bowl and continue mixing with your hands until all chicken pieces are well coated.

3.Half fill a medium saucepan with oil. Cook chicken in batches, on medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Use tongs to transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Garnish with sliced chillies and coriander leaves. Serve immediately.